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ACSM personal train

cards to be helpful in studying for the ACSM personal trainer exam

What is the difference between physical activity and exercise? physical activity is musculoskeletal movement to burn calories while exercise is designed to improve a fitness component like aerobic, resistance, or flexibility.
What are the 5 components of physical fitness? cardiorespiratory, muscle endurance, muscle strength, flexibility, and body composition
What is the difference between muscle endurance and muscle strength? endurance is the ability to perform repeated contractions and static holds while strength is max force the muscle can exert in a single effort
What does FITTE stand for? Frequency, intensity, time, type, and enjoyment
What are the steps of the transtheoretical model of behavior by Prochaska and DiClemente? pre-contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, and maintenance
Explain the pre-contemplation stage I can't or I won't
Explain the contemplation stage I might
Explain the preparation stage I will exercise but not to set guidelines
Explain the action stage I am exercising to the set guidelines but for less than 6 months...most susceptible to drop out
What stage of the transtheoretical model of behavior is most susceptible to drop out? action stage
Explain the maintenance stage I am still exercising for more than 6 months
What is 1 MET equal to? 1 MET = VO2 / 3.5
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