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Ace ReviewQuestions1

Ace Chapter 1 Review Questions

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The PRIMARY purpose of professional certifications is to? Protect the public from harm by assessing if candidates meet established levels of minimum competence.
Which of the following is WITHIN the scope of practice for personal trainers? Screening clients for exercise limitations to facilitate exercise program design.
Which of the following is OUTSIDE the ACE Certified Personal Trainer scope of practice? Compiling detailed nutritional programming and specific meal planning recommended by their physician.
At what point does a candidate for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification (or any other ACE certification) agree to uphold the ACE Code of Ethics? While registering for an ACE certification exam.
ACE Certified Personal Trainers must complete a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education every two years to maintain their certification. The PRIMARY reason ACE has established this minimum continuing education requirement is to help ACE Certified Pers Stay current with the latest exercise science research and guidelines for fitness and health.
Which of the following is WITHIN the ACE Certified Personal Trainer scope of practice? Helping clients gain a better understanding of portion sizes and healthful foods so they can make better choices.
A personal trainer who wants to provide massage to help clients who have tight or sore muscles can do so ONLY if ______. The personal trainer becomes a licensed massage therapist.
What do most allied health certification programs, such as the credentials for registered dietitians, occupational therapists, and nurse practitioners, have in common with certifications from the American Council on Exercise? They are all accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies.
Which of the following is MOST accurate regarding personal trainers recommending supplements to their clients? Unless the personal trainer has other credentials such as an R.D. of M.D., he or she does not possess the qualifications to legally recommend supplements.
ACE Certified Personal Trainers looking to advance their knowledge, skills, and abilities beyond their ACE Personal Trainer Certification would be BEST served by completing what type of continuing education? An advanced fitness certification that is NCCA-accredited.
As a general rule, ACE recommends that candidates allow _______ of study time to adequately prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam. 3 to 4 months.
Most health benefits occur with at least __________ a week of moderate-intensity physical activity, such as brisk walking. Additional benefits occur with more physical activity. 150 Minutes
Which of the following accounts for the unique position that personal trainers hold in the allied healthcare continuum? Theyre able to show clients how to exercise effectively while following physicians' general recommendations: While other members of the allied healthcare continuum might also give patients or clients guidelines for general exercise (e.g., "try to walk up
What is the primary purpose of a fitness certification? To protect the public from harm
Which of the following is NOT part of the definition of "scope of practice"? The code of ethics that must be adhered to while in the workplace
According to the general scope of practice for fitness professionals, personal trainers can rehabilitate clients who are recovering from musculoskeletal injuries. False
As a general rule, ACE recommends that candidates allow __________ of study time to adequately prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam. 3 to 4 months.
Diagnosing the cause of a client's lordosis posture and prescribing an exercise program to treat it is within a personal trainer's scope of practice. False
To renew certification for a new two-year cycle, ACE-certified professionals must complete a minimum of _____ hours of continuing education credits and maintain a current certificate in ____and, if living in North America, automated external defibrillator 20; cardiopulmonary resuscitation
What should a personal trainer do if a client insists on using dietary supplements despite the trainer's assurance that his or her fitness goals can be met without them? Refer the client to a registered dietitian or physician
Which of the following is an appropriate response to a client who mentions being sore following a weekend tennis tournament? Discussing the proper technique for icing the affected areas