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Chapter 1: The role and scope of practice for the personal trainer

This sample chapter is for the 5th edition of the textbook. Our study system has equivalent study materials for the 6th edition as well. 

Chapter 1 Assignments:


What are the percentages of the domains that the exam is broken up into?


What are the benefits that result from the 150 minutes of recommended moderate – intense activity per week?


A very useful tool used by the USDA is What is the purpose of this tool and how can you use it as a trainer? What can a personal trainer prescribe when it comes to diet and supplements in order to reach a fitness or health goal? What can a trainer do in the realm of nutrition?


What can a personal trainer do with rehabilitation?


What is the ACE Code of Ethics?


What is the Coalition for the registration of exercise professionals?


What does the future of personal training look like? Expected growth?


What is HIPAA? Its main purpose is…?


ACE suggests CEUs for personal trainers in order to continue education based on what three factors?


What potential referral sources exist for us?


How does ACE look at supplements and other nutrition concerns?


For personal trainers, what is appropriate and inappropriate in the scope of Practice?


To be a Certified ACE PT, are you required to have a two or four-year degree? How could a degree help a trainer further their career?


Define and discuss contraindications.

We include only the most important questions so that the huge ACE textbook does not completely overwhelm you.

Chapter 1 Assignment Answers:

You didn’t think we were going to leave you hanging without the answers, did you? Use these answers to double-check your own. Or, use them as a cram guide before the exam.

ACE Mnemonics

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Let’s practice one. What are the food groups on Myplate?

Food Group


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      Practice Exam Process

      We have five full 150 question NASM practice exams. These exams have a 3-hour countdown timer to replicate what it feels like to take the real exam. You are shown which domain each question comes from.
      >br/> At the end of each exam you will see a breakdown of how you did in each of the four domains of study. This will help you refocus your studies on your weak areas. We have domain-specific quizzes to help you do this. Check the review results section to see the questions you got wrong.
      >br/> In the “review results” section you will be able to see all of the questions you got wrong as well as the correct answer and explanation.

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