Sample Lesson

Chapter 2 - Basic Exercise Science

Below is the Chapter 2 Power Point Lecture, Audio Book Lecture, Assignment, Assignment Overview and the Chapter 2 Quiz. You must complete the quiz and assignment in order to complete this lesson.

Power Point Lecture: Use the Power Point Presentation and Voice Recording below to follow the lecturer through specific test important topics. Be sure to click over to the next slide when indicated by the lecturer.


Chapter 2 Book Lecture:

Use the book to follow the lecturer through the details of this chapter.


Chapter 2 Assignment:

PART 1: List and discuss the 3 main parts that make up a neuron.

PART 2: List the 5 main functions of the skeletal system. How does the skeletal system allow for movement? What system acts to move the skeletal system by attaching to bones?

PART 3: Define Arthrokinematics. Under “Joints”, note that the 3 major motion types are Rolling, Spinning and Sliding. List the real world examples from the book.

PART 4: List and describe the three layers of connective tissue within the muscle. What is the Innermost layer?

PART 5: Describe the process of initiating a muscular contraction and ending a muscular contraction.

PART 6: Discuss the difference between Type I and Type II muscle fibers. Which type is used for endurance activities and has a better oxygen delivery system?

PART 7: Describe the differences and similarities between the following mechanoreceptors: Golgi Tendon Organ and Muscle Spindles.

PART 8: List the Agonist, Synergist, Stabilizer and Antagonist for the Chest Press, Overhead Press, Row and Squat exercises.


Assignment Explanation Audio


Chapter 2 Quiz 

Answer the questions below. You must receive a passing score of 80% or better to pass the quiz and complete this lesson.

1. While performing shoulder abduction, what muscle would be considered the agonist?

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2. The Shoulder is considered to be what type of joint?

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3. Which of the following is considered an organelle within a human cell?

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4. One of the muscles below is considered a stabilizer when performing a bosu ball push up. What is the correct answer?

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5. Which of the following components make up the Human Movement System?

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6. Which muscle would be considered the antagonist during a cable row exercise?

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7. The layer of connective tissue that surrounds muscle belly and is considered the most superficial is the

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8. True or false the appendicular skeleton includes the humerus and femur?

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9. The ability to analyze and interpret the sensory information to send a proper motor response would be a funciton of which of the following?

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10. Which of the following mechanoreceptors are MOST sensitive to change in length of a muscle?

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11. All of the following are characteristics of Type 1 slow twitch fibers EXCEPT:

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12. The neurotransmitter responsible for initiating a muscle contraction is:

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13. The Elbow would be considered which type of joint?

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14. What muscle is considered an agonist during shoulder external rotation?

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15. When excited the Golgi Tendon Organ will cause the muscle to

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16. Actin and Myosin make up which of the following?

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