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Chapter 11. Nutrition and Body Composition Coaching and Assessment

Which of the following sport-specific attributes are MOST likely associated with endomorphs?

A. Performance in gravitational sports

B. Agility and speed

C. Strength and lung capacity

D. Leanness and quickness

An athlete with a body mass index of 26.3 is classified as ______.

A. normal weight

B. overweight

C. obese

D. morbidly obese

Which of the following is NOT a means of measuring an individual’s body-fat percentage?

A. Hydrostatic weighing

B. Skinfold measurements

C. Bioelectrical impedance

D. Body mass index

Which method of determining body composition is currently considered the premier method?

A. Hydrostatic weighing

B. Bioelectrical impedance analysis

C. Duel-energy x-ray absorptiometry

D. Near-infrared interactance

Which method of body-composition assessment was initially developed to measure bone mineral content?

A. Bioelectrical impedance

B. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry

C. Air displacement plethysmography

D. Near-infrared interactance

Air displacement plethysmography is a variation of which other method of body-composition assessment, in that it uses whole-body air displacement instead of water to measure body volume and density?

A. Near-infrared interactance

B. Body mass index

C. Skinfold measurements

D. Hydrostatic weighing

Bone, connective tissues, and internal organs are all included as part of a body’s ______.

A. essential fat

B. nonessential fat

C. lean tissue

D. visceral tissue

A discussion designed to help an athlete weigh the pros and cons of making a behavioral change would be most effective during which stage ...

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