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Health Screening

Chapter 4 in AFAA PFT Certification

What are the (3) main goals of the inital client Interview? Assess Risk Level, Assess for Doctor's Clearance, Release of Liability and Consent Forms
List the (6) steps used to evaluate the Medical History Form 1. Age 2. CVD Risk Factors 3. Inquire about CVD, Pulmonry, or Metabolic Syndromes 4. Decide Risk Level 5. Determine if a Physician's Clearance is necessary 6. Are there other reasons to warrant a Physician's Clearance
List and define the (8) positive and (1) negative ACSM CVD Risk Factors. 1. Family History; 2. Hypertension; 3. Dyslipidemia; 4. Cigarette Smoker; 5. Obesity; 6. Sedentary Lifestyle 7. (Pre-)Diabetes; 8. Age -- 1. HDL >/=60mg/dl
How do the AHA and ACSM risk factor differ? AHA factors in male gender
Define the parameters for Family History CVD Risk Factor. First degree relatives only (M<55yo, W<65yo) who have had heart disease
Define the parameters for Hypertension (High BP) CVD Risk Factors >/= 140/90mmHG
Define the parameters for Dyslipidemia (High Cholesterol) CVD Risk Factors LDL >130mg/dl; HDL<40mg/dl; Overall >200mg/dl
Define the parameters for Obesity CVD Risk Factors BMI >30 or 300kg/m2; Waist Circumference: M=102cm, W=88cm; Hip-to-waist Ratio: M=.95, W=.86
Define the parameters for Glucose Abnormality (Pre/Diabetes) >/=100mg/dl
List (5) symptoms of CVD Shortness of breath, Ankle swelling, Chest pains, Palpitations, Known heart murmur, Unusual fatigue
When should you reccomend a physician's clearance before initiating an exercse program? Moderate or High Risk Clients
What defines a Moderate Risk Client? M=45yo+, W=55yo+ and (2) or more CHD risk factors
What defines a High Risk client? Clients who have signs, symptoms, or have been diagnosed with CVD, Pulmonary, or Metabolic symptoms, or are pregnant.
List some other situations when you may want to recommend a physician's clearance. Epilepsy, Asthma, Recent Hospitalization, MS, Acute/Chronic muscle/joint injury
What legal documents should always be administered by PFTs? Release of LIability and Consent Forms
Created by: BeeGe1026