Healthy Lifestyle Chapter 6 Answers

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Which of the following statements about physical activity is FALSE?
Short-term exercise has been shown to significantly improve cognitive functioning.
Which of the following statements about the frequency of cardiorespiratory training is FALSE?
In general, it is necessary to exercise at least five times a week to obtain adaptation changes in the cardiorespiratory system.
Which of the following statements about flexibility and flexibility training is FALSE?
Flexibility declines steadily once a person reaches adulthood.
Krista is a softball catcher in Texas. Which of the following is NOT one of the key strategies Krista would use to prevent excessive increases in body temperature and heat disorders?
dressing in several thin layers of clothes
Which of the following components of fitness is most associated with speed?
skill-related fitness
Holly is preparing a workout plan and wants to include her target heart rate. Holly is 30 years old and wants to work out at 70 percent intensity. What is her target heart rate according to the maximum heart rate formula
133
Which of the following statements about changing one’s lifestyle to be more active is FALSE?
The termination stage comes when an individual becomes unable to do the activity.
Which of the following statements regarding warm-ups and cool-downs is FALSE?
Taking a hot shower immediately after a main exercise program effectively aids in cool-down and blood flow return to the heart.
Emma, a 27-year-old female, begins a cardiovascular training program. To achieve the maximum benefits from exercise, how often will she need increase the intensity and duration of her workout?
once every two weeks
The expenditure of energy in activities other than exercise is known as non-exercise activity
thermogenesis
The ability to perform daily living activities with vigor is known as
health-related fitness
Stretching is very important in preventing injuries, reducing muscle tension, and promoting flexibility. Which of the following is NOT one of the popular stretching techniques for exercise?
duration
Which of the following statements regarding flexibility programs is FALSE?
You will experience the greatest improvement in flexibility if you do your stretching exercises before aerobic exercise
Common barriers to an active lifestyle cited by adults include all of the following EXCEPT
social pressures.
The American College of Sports Medicine recommends that people exercise at a THR between ________ percent and ________ percent of their maximum heart rate.
55;80
Common barriers to an active lifestyle cited by adults include all of the following, EXCEPT
social pressures.
Which of the following statements about changing one’s lifestyle to be more active is FALSE?
The termination stage comes when an individual becomes unable to do the behavior.
_____ is generally defined as an inability to continue exercising at a desired level of intensity.
Fatigue
Individuals with a(n) _____ body type gain muscle more easily than other body types.
mesomorphic
Which of the following statements regarding flexibility programs is FALSE?
You will experience the greatest improvement in flexibility if you do your stretching exercises before aerobic exercise.
For most Americans, the most significant drop in physical activity typically occurs when they are at about the age of
18.
Which of the following is classified as a moderate-intensity activity?
yoga
With regards to nutrition and physical activity,
Americans generally consume too little protein to be able to effectively build muscle.
In the Stages of Change Model, during the action stage, what is the key component?
believing your commitment to physical activity can make a difference in your life
The four components of cardiorespiratory training do NOT include
weight.
Which of the following statements about the frequency of cardiorespiratory training is FALSE?
In general, it is necessary to exercise at least five times a week to obtain adaptation changes in the cardiorespiratory system.
In general, you must exercise at least _____ a week to experience improvements in cardiorespiratory functioning.
twice
Which of the following statements about flexibility and flexibility training is FALSE?
Stretch before your other exercise in order to see greatest improvement in flexibility.
Which of the following statements regarding warm-ups and cool-downs is FALSE?
Taking a hot shower immediately after a main exercise program effectively aids in cool-down and blood-flow return to the heart.
If you experience a soft tissue injury, one of the first steps you should take is to
elevate the area of the injury.

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