NSCA CSCS MVP Package Example

Chapter 1: Structure and function of body systems

Chapter 1 Assignments:


What does skeleton consist of?


What are the three fibrous connective tissues that cover the 430 or so muscles of the body?


What is myosin and what is actin? Explain the sliding filament theory, too.


Describe the three types of muscle fibers. Which fiber typed would be utilized by a sprinter?


What is the all-or-none principle?


What are some ways that athletes can improve their force production?


Define proprioception. When do we use muscle spindles and Golgi tendon organs (GTO)? Where are muscle spindles and GTOs?


List the parts of the heart, with a small description of each (think valves and the conduction system).


What is the skeletal muscle pump?

We include only the most important questions so that the huge NSCA CSCS 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.

NSCA CSCS Mnemonics

At first, mnemonics may seem like a strange way to study. But studies have shown time and time again that it is the best way to memorize information in a sequence. The goal is to make them as weird, controversial or gross as possible. Trust me, you are First Response might be “Ewwwww”, but you will never forget them. Practice what you learned in the fill in the blank section below.

let’s practice one. What are the types of Joints?



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      Practice Exam Process

      We have 3 full 220 question CSCS practice exams. These exams are timed to replicate what it feels like to take the real exam. You are shown which domain each question comes from.

      At the end of each exam you will see a breakdown of how you did in each of the 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.

      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.

      Additional MVP study materials and features

      CSCS Study Blueprint

      The study blueprint contains a 16 week study plan, an 8 week plan, a 4 week plan and a 2 week plan (AKA the cram plan). I help you decide which plan is right for you and show you exactly what to study (and how) for that time frame. This blueprint is essential if you are last second cramming and will give you the best chance to pass the exam.

      CSCS Cheat Sheet

      The CSCS cheat sheet contains the most important information that you need to focus on right before the exam. This all fits on one sheet of paper and can be easily printed out and used the night before the test and as you are on your way to take it. This drastically helps with last-second retention of information.

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