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Chapter 6: Drugs for Cardiovascular Arrhythmias and Hypertension

It is possible for an athlete taking medication for a cardiac arrhythmia to experience increased arrhythmias.

True

False

How many categories of antiarrhythmia drugs were discussed in this chapter?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 3

D. 4

Beta blocker medication can be prescribed by a physician for which of the following disorders?

A. Hypertension and inflammation

B. Arrhythmias and balance disorders

C. Hypertension and arrhythmias

D. Inflammation and arrhythmias

Implantable devices are now more commonly used to control which disorder?

A. Cardiac arrhythmias

B. Respiratory dysfunction

C. Balance disorders

D. Joint inflammation

Hypertension is divided into multiple categories in this chapter. Which activity is contraindicated in all categories?

A. Collision sports

B. Isotonics

C. Plyometrics

D. Isometrics

Athletes who are fit and competing at high levels will not experience hypertension.

True

False

An athlete must be referred to a physician when the athlete's blood pressure reading reaches which of the following measurements:

A. 135/85

B. 140/90

C. 120/80

D. 125/85

Diuretics are usually prescribed by a physician for which of the following disorders?

A. Hypertension

B. Inflammation

C. Weight loss

D. Asthma

Sinus tachycardia is generally defined as which of the following:

A. Greater than 80 beats per minute

B....

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