Health 3 (Pearson Get Fit Stay Well)

Studies have shown that exercise can reduce the symptoms of depression.


A (2mins)
Jim has been jogging for 20 minutes per session and is now ready to increase his program. According to the 10 percent rule, Jim should increase his workout time by no more than

A 2 minutes.
B 6 minutes.
C 14 minutes.
D 10 minutes.

C (64-95%)
The American College of Sports Medicine recommends a target heart rate range of ________ of HRmax.

A) 45-74%
B) 35-64%
C) 64-95%
D) 55-84%

Cardiorespiratory fitness has a protective effect against age-related declines in cognitive ability.


D (cycling)
Which of the following would be considered an example of an aerobic activity?

A sprinting
B racquetball
C half-court basketball
D cycling

Your resting heart rate increases as your cardiorespiratory system becomes more conditioned.


B (interval training)
Training that alternates periods of high-intensity exercise with periods of lower intensity exercise or rest is known as

A pyramid training.
B interval training.
C circuit training.
D cross-training.

D (perceived exertion)
A subjective assessment of exercise intensity is

A stroke volume.
B maximal heart rate.
C maximal oxygen consumption.
D perceived exertion.

Cardiac output increases with training.


A (stroke volume)
With training, resting heart rate decreases. This is primarily the result of an increase in

A stroke volume
B diastolic blood pressure.
C triglycerides.
D metabolic rate.

Circuit training may consist of resistance training, aerobic training, or a combination of both.


C (homeostasis)
The stable, constant internal environment that our body maintains at rest is known as:

A) systole.
B) diastole.
C) homeostasis.
D) metabolism.

C (ability of cardiovascular & respiratory systems to supply oxygen to muscles)
Cardiorespiratory fitness is defined as the

(A) max amount blood expelled per beat

(B) ability of muscular system to generate power during interval training

(C) ability of cardiovascular & respiratory systems to supply oxygen to muscles

(D) max amount of weight that can be lifted one time

B (3 to 5 days per week)
According to the American College of Sports Medicine the recommended frequency for cardiorespiratory exercise is

A 7 days per week.
B 3 to 5 days per week.
C 2 days per week.
D 5 to 6 days per week

D (target heart rate)
When developing a training program for cardiorespiratory fitness, your intensity of exercise should be determined by

A type of exercise
B number of days you work out
C amount of time exercising
D target heart rate

C (improved oxygen delivery to muscles)
Which of the following may occur as the result of cardiorespiratory training?

A decrease in number of mitochondria within muscle

B less efficient transfer & use of oxygen by muscles

C improved oxygen delivery to muscles

D decrease in glycogen stores within muscle

It is easier to maintain cardiorespiratory fitness with shorter but more intense workouts.


D (interval training)
Training that alternates exercise modes within a given program is

A cross-training
B circuit training
C aerobic training
D interval training

D (VO2max)
Your body’s maximal ability to utilize oxygen during exercise is known as

A maximal systolic pressure.
B cardiac output.
C stroke volume.
D VO2max.

C (increase plasma)
Aerobic exercise training has been shown to

A decrease in heart’s stroke volume
B decrease brain volume
C increase plasma
D decrease metabolic rate

B (respiration)
The exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide is called

A purification
B respiration
C pulmonary circulation
D filtration

The cellular form of energy is known as

A glucose
B creatine phosphate
C adenosine diphosphate (ADP)
D adenosine triphosphate (ATP)

B (metabolic syndrome)
A group of obesity-related risk factors associated with heart disease and type 2 diabetes is known as

A sedentary risk.
B metabolic syndrome.
C hereditary chronic disease risk.
D homeostasis.

B (anaerobic training)
Short-term, high-intensity training, such as sprinting, is known as

A interval training.
B anaerobic training.
C aerobic training.
D cross-training.

A (aerobic training)
Training that involves continuous activity sustained for 20 or more minutes is known as

A aerobic training.
B anaerobic training.
C interval training.
D cross-training.


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