Exam 4 Review (Ch 12-17)

Which of the following is NOT an example of a profession?

A. surgeon
B. shoe salesperson
C. coach
D. athletic trainer

B

A coach knows which key opens the door to the equipment room, what time the custodians arrive at work, and which company offers the best bus service for her team's travel. This is an example of

A. applied theoretical kinesiology knowledge
B. theoretical kinesiology knowledge
C. professional practice knowledge
D. workplace knowledge

D

The type of knowledge represented by a fitness leader's skill in motivating his clients to adhere to a disciplined exercise routine, and one that is very difficult for the leader to explain to others, is called

A. applied theoretical knowledge
B. theoretical kinesiology knowledge
C. professional practice knowledge
D. workplace knowledge

C

Sometimes professionals working in an institution do not have as much freedom as private practitioners have in evaluating and initiating the course of action that should be taken when dealing with clients. This is an example of

A. loss of professionalism
B. loss of professional identity
C. loss of professional autonomy
D. loss of institutional respect

C

A professional who operates according to the philosophy that "healthy people and a good and just society first, my profession and I second" demonstrates what might be called

A. social trustee, civic professionalism
B. mechanical, market-driven professionalism
C. American professionalism
D. kinesiological professionalism

A

Which of the following is NOT true of kinesiology theory?

A. focuses on the theoretical aspects of physical activity
B. adds to our knowledge of ourselves
C. is always directly applicable to professional practice
D. is composed of knowledge about physical activity drawn from traditional disciplines in the humanities and in biological, behavioral, and sociological studies

C

Professionals are granted monopolies on the delivery of service because only they possess the knowledge and skills to meet the particular needs of the community. (T/F)

True

Knowledge of translating theory into professional practice is called

A. transformational knowledge
B. translatory knowledge
C. professional knowledge
D. professional practice knowledge

D

The ethical conduct of professionals is governed by

A. individuals themselves
B. law enforcement agencies
C. professional organizations
D. Better Business Bureau

C

If you discover that you would like to become a physical activity professional, but you suffer from stage fright and hate to speak in front of groups, as a student your best option is to

A. consider a career in the physical activity professions that does not depend on speaking to large groups of people
B. consider taking classes in public speaking so that you can master your fear
C. plan to hire other individuals to work for you that will speak when these types of situations arise
D. search the internet for tips on speaking in front of others

B

Attending the national conference of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance during your undergraduate years

A. is not possible since you are not employed in the field
B. is too advanced an experience for most undergraduates
C. is an indication of your early commitment to the physical activity professions
D. will distract you from your studies

C

The internship is a valuable part of your education because it allows you to apply your skills in a supervised setting, and it serves as a test of your preparedness for your profession. (T/F)

True

What would be the best way to identify with a profession?

A. talking often to friends and family about the career
B. joining a professional organization
C. comparing different jobs to be sure you are choosing one with the most autonomy
D. looking for lucrative opportunities in the field

B

A skillful orthopedist that performs many unnecessary operations on patients in order to make more money is an example of what type of professional?

A. social trustee, civic professional
B. medical professional
C. not a professional
D. mechanical, market-driven professional

D

Kinesiology and its spheres of professional practice are considered part of the helping professions. (T/F)

True

Generally, all professions require the same set of behaviors from their members, including acceptable dress, codes of conduct, and language and terminology. (T/F)

False

A director of a commercial fitness center who is motivated primarily by the bottom line is likely to adhere to principles of mechanical, market-driven professionalism. (T/F)

True

Those who work for nonprofit or governmental organizations can approach the ideals of social trustee, civic professionalism more easily than can those working in the private sector. (T/F)

True

Course work in biomechanics, sport psychology, and motor development is included in undergraduate programs as part of the theoretical knowledge of kinesiology. (T/F)

True

Knowledge of kinesiology theory is sufficient to prepare you for professional practice. (T/F)

False

Who of the following is more likely to adhere to principles of mechanical, market-driven professionalism?

A. student
B. professor
C. coach
D. athlete

C

The best predictor of your success in the physical activity professions is probably the level of commitment you make to preparing yourself to be the most knowledgeable and highly skilled practitioner possible. (T/F)

True

Professionals develop a range of cognitive, perceptual, and motor skills, anchored in theoretical, workplace, and practice knowledge, that enable them to achieve predetermined outcomes efficiently and effectively. (T/F)

True

Physical activity professionals must always be licensed to provide their services to their clients. (T/F)

False

In general, employers have found that health and fitness programs

A. decrease productivity
B. are too costly
C. increase health care costs
D. decrease absenteeism

D

In 2008, the updated physical activity guidelines for Americans were published by the U.S. government in a document titled

A. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
B. The 2008 Surgeon General's Report
C. Healthy People 2008
D. Leisure and Health in America

C

Hospitals and outpatient medical facilities are examples of what kind of work setting in health and fitness?

A. commercial setting
B. clinical setting
C. community setting
D. conducive setting

B

Retention-based commercial facilities

A. place little emphasis on the individual needs of clients
B. limit the number of memberships sold and focus on customer satisfaction
C. often offer low cost memberships in exchange for long-term contracts
D. often invest considerable money in advertising as a way to attract new members

B

Worksite health and fitness programs have been found to decrease absenteeism and reduce medical claims. (T/F)

True

Fitness professionals working in community settings have more contact with medical professionals and with clients who have diagnosed medical conditions than do professionals in other settings. (T/F)

False

Fitness instructors conduct health screenings and fitness assessments and design individualized programs for clients. (T/F)

True

Personal trainers typically provide their services on a fee-for-service basis. (T/F)

True

To maximize your educational experience while in college, you should select a broad spectrum of elective courses in your degree program to help prepare you for your chosen profession. (T/F)

True

In the early 1980s, what percentage of employers offered worksite health and fitness programs?

A. less than 5 percent
B. between 5 percent and 10 percent
C. between 10 percent and 15 percent
D. between 25 percent and 35 percent

A

Health and fitness directors focus on clients' behavior changes that go beyond increasing their physical activity levels. (T/F)

False

Theoretical kinesiology is of little use to health and fitness professionals. (T/F)

False

Students aspiring to health and fitness careers should specialize in biophysical subdisciplines and not worry about taking courses in teaching, counseling, business, and marketing. (T/F)

False

Employment in health and fitness careers often requires a person to earn a certification from one of the professional organizations in the field (such as ACSM, ACE, NSCA). (T/F)

True

Facilities like the YMCA and parks and recreation departments are associated with what kind of setting?

A. youth setting
B. nonprofit setting
C. community setting
D. athletic setting

C

What do the stages of change help you do?

A. identify where a person is in her readiness to change her current behavior
B. evaluate a person's subjective experience with a particular exercise
C. determine a person's level of aerobic fitness
D. develop a fitness plan for a group of employees

A

Which of the following is a component of the multidimensional model of wellness?

A. educational
B. emotional
C. environmental
D. experiential

B

Traditionally, health and fitness professional activities have taken place in what four settings?

A. worksite, commercial, clinical, community
B. worksite, landscape, clinical, community
C. commercial, clinical, community, landscape
D. commercial, clinical, worksite, schools

A

One of the Healthy People 2020 objectives is to increase the proportion of employed adults who have access to and participate in employer-based exercise facilities and exercise programs. (T/F)

True

Which of the following represents a for-profit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. Gold's Gym
C. a city park and recreation department
D. a sport governing organization (such as USOC)

B

A government publication that established physical activity objectives for all Americans was titled

A. U.S. Almanac
B. U.S. Kinesiology Guidebook
C. Healthy People 2020
D. Leisure and Health in America

C

Which is NOT a professional career in fitness?

A. fitness instructor
B. college football coach
C. personal trainer
D. health and fitness director

B

Personal trainers and fitness instructors are examples of what professional area of physical activity?

A. therapeutic exercise
B. health and fitness
C. teaching
D. sport management

B

The sphere of professional practice in physical activity includes

A. health and fitness, knowledge, sport management
B. health and fitness, therapeutic exercise, sport management, leadership, experience
C. coaching and sport instruction, sport management, health and fitness, therapeutic exercise, teaching physical education
D. teaching

C

This organization provides strong research support for the benefits of worksite health promotion programs.

A. Let's Move
B. National Association for Sport and Physical Education
C. National Institutes of Health
D. Health Enhancement Research Organization

D

Terrell wants to become a health and fitness director. Which types of training, beyond his kinesiology degree, would best prepare him to achieve his goal?

A. experience in an entry-level health position
B. certification by a nationally recognized organization
C. strong teaching and counseling skills
D. skills in business, administration, and management

D

Which of the following forms of exercise would be considered habilitational?

A. strengthening a running back's injured knee
B. training a firefighter to run while carrying a heavy weight
C. implementing an exercise program for a client with asthma
D. completing sprints to warm-up for a soccer game

B

This organization developed a classification system that focused on what a person can do rather than the traditional model of what one can't do and focuses on care that allows one to reach a particular level of function.

A. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
B. National Health Institute
C. World Health Organization
D. National Athletic Training Association

C

This system may be used by therapeutic specialists for habilitative and rehabilitative practice.

A. Global Assessment Functioning (GAF)
B. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
C. Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
D. International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF)

D

Who would help injured or ill individuals reach their maximum level of independence by emphasizing the acquisition and retention of functional skills and helping them to overcome environmental obstacles?

A. exercise physiologist
B. athletic trainer
C. occupational therapist
D. physical therapist

C

Social, economic, and other factors can often prohibit patients from traveling regularly to a(n) __________ facility for treatment.

A. outpatient
B. inpatient
C. custodial
D. athletic training

A

Programs that stress weight reduction are a form of rehabilitation therapeutic exercise. (T/F)

False

Orthopedic physical therapists treat patients who have injuries or diseases of the muscles, bones, and joints. (T/F)

True

Whom would you contact to get into maximum physical shape?

A. therapeutic recreation specialist
B. strength and conditioning specialist
C. physical therapist
D. occupational therapist

B

Most, but not all, states require licensure for practice as an athletic trainer. (T/F)

True

All states require licensure for practice as an occupational therapist. (T/F)

True

An athletic trainer is a

A. kinesiology professional
B. health care professional
C. sport therapy professional
D. physical therapist assistant

B

What therapeutic exercise profession is thought by many to be synonymous with sports medicine (it is actually an incorrect assumption)?

A. athletic training
B. occupational therapy
C. strength and conditioning
D. therapeutic recreation

A

Which of the following is NOT an example of a clinical setting?

A. hospitals
B. outpatient medical facilities
C. YMCAs
D. physical therapy units

C

Professionals who help sick and injured patients regain the physical skills for performing ADLs and IADLs are

A. social workers
B. ergonomists
C. recreation therapists
D. occupational and physical therapists

D

What is the major difference between rehabilitative and habilitative therapeutic exercise?

A. the types of patients who are seen
B. the length of treatment
C. restoring versus equipping
D. the type of training required by those providing the services

C

By the year 2020, physical therapists will be required to hold a doctorate of physical therapy in order to practice. (T/F)

True

This professional works with clients to maximize physical performance, reduce the frequency of injury, and decrease the possibility of cardiovascular disease by designing programs for the specific needs of individuals (sport and activity specific).

A. athletic trainer
B. physical therapist
C. therapeutic recreation specialist
D. strength and conditioning specialist

D

Which of the following best describes the role of a sport physical therapist?

A. treatment of patients who have acute or chronic diseases of the cardiovascular or respiratory system
B. treatment of conditions relating to aging or other problems associated with older members of the population
C. treatment of an athletic population suffering from injuries as the result of competition
D. treatment of patients who have injuries or diseases of the brain and nervous system

C

Which of the following professions would most likely be involved in patient home care?

A. athletic trainer
B. cardiac care specialist
C. physical therapist
D. strength and conditioning coach

C

What is habilitative exercise?

A. helping to acquire normal function
B. perfecting function
C. restoring lost function
D. functioning at peak performance

A

This professional works with clients with physical disability or impaired mental function to restore, remediate, or rehabilitate their function and independence. They also focus on social integration (treatment team approach) for their clients.

A. athletic trainer
B. physical therapist
C. therapeutic recreation specialist
D. strength and conditioning specialist

C

A strength and conditioning coach could work in all of the following primary settings EXCEPT

A. health clubs
B. professional sport teams
C. hospitals
D. fitness centers

C

Which of the following is an example of a person in need of habilitative therapeutic exercise?

A. a 70-year-old man lacking strength and balance due to aging
B. a 17-year-old girl with a torn ACL
C. a 34-year-old man weighing 270 pounds who is unable to function daily without fatigue
D. a 56-year-old heart attack patient

C

If you wanted to be a physical therapist who mainly worked with conditions related to aging or other problems associated with older members of the population, what would you most likely choose to specialize in?

A. orthopedics
B. pediatrics
C. geriatrics
D. sport physical therapy

C

Occupational therapists assist people with physical, emotional, or mental disabilities to restore or ______ as much ______ as possible in daily living and work.

A. heal; confidence
B. heal; mobility
C. maintain; mobility
D. maintain; independence

D

________________ is becoming a common practice of raising clients' level of function before surgery to assist with their recovery and limit their decline from normal function after the surgery.

A. Rehabilitation
B. Preventative habilitation
C. Pretherapy
D. Prehabilitation

D

What is rehabilitative exercise?

A. helping to acquire normal function
B. perfecting function
C. restoring lost function
D. functioning at peak performance

C

Pedagogy of physical education is often referred to as

A. physical education pedagogy
B. education pedagogy
C. sport pedagogy
D. physical pedagogy

C

What is another term for the study of teaching?

A. pedagogy
B. professional
C. physiologist
D. professor

A

Which of the following best describes content knowledge?

A. knowledge about organizing curricular activities
B. knowledge about organizing and managing a classroom
C. knowledge about the subject matter
D. knowledge about the most appropriate teaching methods for a particular content area

C

In a physical activity class, engaged time refers to

A. time from the beginning of class to the end
B. time from the beginning of class until time to change at the end
C. time spent stretching
D. time actually spent on task, doing physical activity

D

The recommendation for on-task, functional learning time is that for a minimum of ________ of the total class time, students should be engaged in physical activity.

A. 20 percent
B. 30 percent
C. 40 percent
D. 50 percent

D

Which of the following describes professional practice knowledge?

A. knowledge that teachers have about particular students
B. knowledge that teachers acquire from their experience as students in the public schools
C. knowledge that teachers have about the content of their subject matter
D. knowledge that teachers acquire as a result of practicing their craft

D

Which of the following is most critical in helping students develop skills?

A. ample practice opportunities
B. specific feedback
C. ample appropriate practice opportunities
D. adequate instruction

C

Public Law 94-142 ensures that students with disabilities are provided with appropriate physical education. (T/F)

True

Instructors can best assist students to learn the rules and the routines by

A. having high expectations and being firm but warm
B. limiting the number of rules to 10
C. allowing the students to choose the activities each day in class
D. giving students tests on the classroom rules

A

The set of standards that should be met by all beginning teachers in physical education was developed by

A. ACSM
B. AAHPERD
C. NCATE
D. NASPE

D

Which of the following describes a curriculum that emphasizes the development of personal responsibility?

A. social development model
B. sport education
C. fitness curriculum
D. conceptually based program

A

Which of the following represents the most common form of discrimination in physical education?

A. gender discrimination
B. race discrimination
C. physical ability discrimination
D. physical appearance discrimination

C

What is the most common concern for new teachers?

A. class management and discipline
B. teacher's expectations
C. providing clear feedback to students
D. developing expertise through experience and knowledge

A

An outstanding physical education teacher does all of the following EXCEPT

A. develop teaching expertise
B. design appropriate practice experiences for students
C. provide active learning time
D. use personal experience as the primary basis for making teaching decisions

D

Undergraduate students often believe that they know all there is to know about teaching and have little more to learn. (T/F)

True

Teaching others successfully requires a background in knowledge about the _____ of physical education.

A. history
B. fluidity
C. content
D. pedagogy

D

To what does teacher-coach role conflict refer?

A. the challenge of meeting the conflicting demands of the two positions
B. the similarities of the work environment
C. the differences in salary demands
D. the values and desires of each position

A

What is the major professional organization related to teaching physical education?

A. ACSM
B. AAKPE
C. NASPE
D. NSCA

C

What five teaching behaviors characterize excellence?

A. knowledge, active learning, feedback, expectations, student needs
B. feedback, problem solving, active learning, flexibility, expectations
C. knowledge, automaticity, flexibility, problem solving, self-evaluation
D. discipline, knowledge, feedback, experience, expectations

C

"With-it-ness" refers to teacher expectations that are clearly enforced. (T/F)

False

Learned helplessness is a temporary response for someone who is perceived as a low achiever. (T/F)

False

Secondary physical education is in a healthier state than elementary physical education. (T/F)

False

All of the following characterize teaching excellence EXCEPT

A. automaticity
B. problem solving
C. knowledge
D. experience

D

What is the primary goal of a physical activity pedagogist?

A. to win
B. to retain
C. to educate
D. to research

C

Which of the following represents the most pressing goal for school physical education programs?

A. to make sure children have fun in class
B. to make sure children learn physical activities that can be carried into adulthood
C. to make sure children learn how to perform team sports
D. to make sure children are physically fit by the time they reach 9th grade

B

What is sport pedagogy?

A. working with athletes' feet
B. study of athletes' feet
C. working with young athletes
D. study of teaching physical education

D

What are the two most important components of being an effective teacher?

A. compassion and desire
B. knowledge and caring
C. practice knowledge and research literature
D. student accountability and curriculum

C

This law requires all schools in the National School Lunch Act to implement a school-wide plan addressing physical activity and nutrition.

A. Public Law 94-142
B. Public Law 108-265
C. Public Law 101-476
D. Public Law 105-17

B

This professional would typically concentrate on skill development rather than team organization and winning.

A. skill instructor
B. physical education teacher
C. coach
D. athletic director

A

All of the professions in teaching and coaching are concerned with

A. winning
B. developing fitness and motor skill performance
C. teaching highly skilled athletes
D. teaching unskilled individuals

B

Teaching tends to be directed toward

A. populations with excellent performance skills and knowledge
B. populations with limited to moderate levels of skill and knowledge
C. all populations
D. professional athletes

B

Sport instructors focus their efforts on helping their clients acquire new skills. (T/F)

True

Teaching and coaching both involve instruction. (T/F)

True

Coaches direct much of their attention to teaching basic skills rather than enhancing performance. (T/F)

False

Coaches and instructors working in community programs are usually guided by this value system (introduced in chapter 12).

A. social trustee, civic professional orientation
B. mechanical, market-driven orientation
C. win-at-all costs orientation
D. fitness and health orientation

A

Community-based organizations that use the asset-based approach in their physical activity settings for youth focus on

A. the positives and what children can do as the starting point for their success
B. the deficiencies and what children are missing to try to fill in the gaps to make them better
C. the business model and how to make programs cost effective
D. the specific sport and earning scholarships for college/university

A

Schools are the only places where teachers teach. (T/F)

False

Which of the following best describes middle school coaches?

A. They are primarily involved with students who are interested in sports and want to invest the time needed in order to become good athletes.
B. They can teach very complex game strategies.
C. They spend much time reviewing game films, developing strategies against a given opponent, and scouting and recruiting potential team members.
D. They help students interested in sport develop a positive view of themselves as athletes and teach them important physical skills and strategies.

D

Teaching and coaching are roughly the longest-standing professions within the field of physical activity. (T/F)

True

In what coaching setting would more time be spent instructing fundamentals?

A. community settings
B. high school settings
C. college settings
D. professional settings

A

What is the difference between sport instruction and sport coaching?

A. Sport instructors are hired by an individual or group to provide specific sport instructional services, while, depending on the level, sport coaches are volunteers or paid by an institution (school, recreational program, club) to provide services (practice, management, game day duties) to a group of athletes.
B. Sport instructors provide daily practice sessions while sport coaches typically only meet 1-2 times a week with their athletes.
C. Sport instruction is acquiring knowledge, and sport coaching is improving performance.
D. Sport instruction is only for novices, and sport coaching is only for the elite populations.

A

How do the acts of teaching and coaching compare?

A. They have more similarities than differences.
B. They are more different than similar.
C. The acts are similar, and the professions are similar.
D. The acts are similar, and the professions are distinct.

D

How do the duties of teachers and coaches compare?

A. There is little overlap in their duties.
B. There is much overlap in their duties.
C. Both are based on research conducted in their respective areas of responsibility.
D. It depends on the level at which one is teaching or coaching.

A

At which level of physical activity coaching are positions least available?

A. university
B. community college
C. public school
D. communities

A

What is a serious problem that can occur at the site of youth sport competitions?

A. dealing with officials
B. dealing with parents
C. dealing with athletes' issues
D. dealing with crazed fans

B

Which of the following statements is the most correct in relation to time spent by coaches and time spent by sport instructors?

A. Instructors spend more time on instruction than they spend on supplemental responsibilities.
B. Instructors spend more time on supplemental responsibilities than they spend on instruction.
C. Coaches and instructors spend the same amount of time on supplemental responsibilities.
D. Coaches spend more time coaching than they spend on supplemental responsibilities.

A

Which of the following are activities common to acts of sport instruction and coaching?

A. specific instructional activities for promoting learning in novices
B. specific activities designed to improve performance in elite athletes
C. specific activities designed to improve performance in regular athletes
D. instructional activities designed to alter attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors with respect to physical activity

D

What is a common task or duty of both sport instructors and coaches?

A. meeting with parents
B. repairing equipment
C. scouting other players
D. keeping financial records

A

Duties of coaches and their supplemental responsibilities do NOT include

A. meeting with parents
B. talking to the media
C. evaluating officials
D. lesson planning

D

Both clinical and educational sport psychologists teach athletes a variety of techniques for performance enhancement. Which of the following is NOT one of those techniques?

A. relaxation
B. self-talk
C. mental imagery
D. nutrition

D

Professional sport instructors are unlikely to offer their services (private or group lessons) at which of the following venues?

A. public schools
B. country clubs
C. swimming clubs
D. gymnastic facilities

A

Which is an institutionalized setting for coaching?

A. private secondary school
B. professional sport organizations
C. YMCA or YWCA
D. national youth sport program

A

What other duty besides coaching is a head coach at a high school most likely to have?

A. teaching a math class
B. working as the school nurse
C. serving as the head coach of a second sport
D. determining the school's athletics budget

A

Although not required for all of the coaching and instructor careers, certifications can be earned for these positions. (T/F)

True

Two organizations that offer certification programs for community sport and high school sport coaches and instructors are

A. American Sport Education Program and National Federation of State High School Associations
B. American College of Sports Medicine Instructor Certification and National Federation of State High School Associations
C. National Youth Sports Coaches Association and National Association for Sport and Exercise
D. National Collegiate Athletic Association and American Sport Education Program

A

Providing support services, facilities, and other amenities to make the performance and spectatorship of the physical activity experience as enjoyable as possible is the goal of

A. therapeutic exercise
B. physical education teachers
C. health and fitness
D. sport management

D

Risk management is a responsibility of

A. all employees
B. top management only
C. middle management only
D. lower management only

A

The use of social media has not become a key tool for sports managers. (T/F)

False

Which of the following represents information placed in the media by an identified sponsor that pays for the time or space?

A. promotions
B. sponsorship
C. advertising
D. distribution

C

What tactic do sport marketers use to increase consumption of their product (actual purchases or viewership)? Examples of this tactic include offering product samples, reducing prices on tickets (e.g., a fan four pack that includes ticket, drink, and hot dog), arranging player appearances, and offering clinics.

A. advertising
B. distribution
C. promotions
D. merchandising

C

Which professional organization is responsible for the development and continued monitoring of the curriculum standards for sport management degree programs?

A. AAHPERD
B. NCAA
C. NFHSA
D. NASSM

D

A mentor is best described as an individual who

A. hires interns and works with them during their internships
B. provides a student or professional with guidance and advice based on her own wisdom and related experiences
C. works for the government
D. is an alumnus of your university

B

What skill or ability is required in order to function effectively in almost every sport management task?

A. finance
B. communication
C. compliance
D. marketing

B

The sport industry has existed only since the 1950s. (T/F)

False

The sport industry includes only competitive sport. (T/F)

False

People working within _________ may be responsible for a variety of tasks, which may include conducting risk assessments, implementing security, developing schedules, and overseeing concessions.

A. venue and event management
B. financial management
C. human resource management
D. public relations management

A

Which of the following is NOT a crucial skill or experience for sport management students interested in getting a job in their field after graduation?

A. athletic achievements, knowledge of sport history
B. a variety of practical experiences (e.g., internship), a good mentor
C. a variety of practical experiences (e.g., internship), coaching experience
D. quality educational membership in a sport management organization, knowledge of events

C

Risk management focuses primarily on practices and procedures designed to eliminate financial losses. (T/F)

False

Which job would NOT be considered as a part of the sport management industry?

A. general manager for a golf course
B. athletic director for a high school
C. sport agent
D. college recruiter

D

Which of these best describes the sport management field?

A. It is narrower than other physical activity fields.
B. It focuses only on business aspects.
C. It focuses on athletics only.
D. It offers many employment opportunities.

D

Which of the following is the greatest asset of any sport organization?

A. customers
B. profits
C. ownership
D. employees

D

Which of these is NOT one of the subindustries identified within the text as part of the sport management industry?

A. entertainment
B. support services
C. presentation
D. participation

C

Sport entertainment includes a variety of jobs and segments of the industry. Which of the following is a job type associated with sport entertainment?

A. time management
B. paying the players
C. paying the coaches
D. event management

D

Program management activities vary across functional areas and sport industry segments. Two of the more common areas are

A. scheduling and maintenance of facilities and equipment
B. marketing research and employment outlook
C. public relations and sport marketing
D. sport management and risk management

A

As U.S. society has grown more inclined to take legal action, sport managers have become more concerned about which of the following?

A. risk management
B. human resource management
C. financial management
D. event management

A

Ice-skating rinks and bowling alleys would fall under which setting of the sport management industry?

A. recreation
B. support services
C. participation
D. entertainment

C

The 21st century provides many exciting employment opportunities for qualified individuals interested in ________ management careers.

A. industrial
B. private
C. sport
D. therapy

C

Research and development centered on understanding consumer opinions regarding sport experiences are associated with ____________________.

A. sport insurance
B. sport risk management
C. financial management
D. marketing management

D

Within sport management, __________________ seeks to achieve positive relationships between the sport organization and its most important constituents.

A. program management
B. managing coaching dynamics
C. support services
D. public relations management

D

Which of the following is a for-profit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. golf course
C. retail sporting goods store
D. professional sport team

B

Which of the following is a nonprofit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. golf course
C. batting facility
D. professional sport team

A

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Which of the following is NOT an example of a profession?

A. surgeon
B. shoe salesperson
C. coach
D. athletic trainer

B

A coach knows which key opens the door to the equipment room, what time the custodians arrive at work, and which company offers the best bus service for her team’s travel. This is an example of

A. applied theoretical kinesiology knowledge
B. theoretical kinesiology knowledge
C. professional practice knowledge
D. workplace knowledge

D

The type of knowledge represented by a fitness leader’s skill in motivating his clients to adhere to a disciplined exercise routine, and one that is very difficult for the leader to explain to others, is called

A. applied theoretical knowledge
B. theoretical kinesiology knowledge
C. professional practice knowledge
D. workplace knowledge

C

Sometimes professionals working in an institution do not have as much freedom as private practitioners have in evaluating and initiating the course of action that should be taken when dealing with clients. This is an example of

A. loss of professionalism
B. loss of professional identity
C. loss of professional autonomy
D. loss of institutional respect

C

A professional who operates according to the philosophy that "healthy people and a good and just society first, my profession and I second" demonstrates what might be called

A. social trustee, civic professionalism
B. mechanical, market-driven professionalism
C. American professionalism
D. kinesiological professionalism

A

Which of the following is NOT true of kinesiology theory?

A. focuses on the theoretical aspects of physical activity
B. adds to our knowledge of ourselves
C. is always directly applicable to professional practice
D. is composed of knowledge about physical activity drawn from traditional disciplines in the humanities and in biological, behavioral, and sociological studies

C

Professionals are granted monopolies on the delivery of service because only they possess the knowledge and skills to meet the particular needs of the community. (T/F)

True

Knowledge of translating theory into professional practice is called

A. transformational knowledge
B. translatory knowledge
C. professional knowledge
D. professional practice knowledge

D

The ethical conduct of professionals is governed by

A. individuals themselves
B. law enforcement agencies
C. professional organizations
D. Better Business Bureau

C

If you discover that you would like to become a physical activity professional, but you suffer from stage fright and hate to speak in front of groups, as a student your best option is to

A. consider a career in the physical activity professions that does not depend on speaking to large groups of people
B. consider taking classes in public speaking so that you can master your fear
C. plan to hire other individuals to work for you that will speak when these types of situations arise
D. search the internet for tips on speaking in front of others

B

Attending the national conference of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance during your undergraduate years

A. is not possible since you are not employed in the field
B. is too advanced an experience for most undergraduates
C. is an indication of your early commitment to the physical activity professions
D. will distract you from your studies

C

The internship is a valuable part of your education because it allows you to apply your skills in a supervised setting, and it serves as a test of your preparedness for your profession. (T/F)

True

What would be the best way to identify with a profession?

A. talking often to friends and family about the career
B. joining a professional organization
C. comparing different jobs to be sure you are choosing one with the most autonomy
D. looking for lucrative opportunities in the field

B

A skillful orthopedist that performs many unnecessary operations on patients in order to make more money is an example of what type of professional?

A. social trustee, civic professional
B. medical professional
C. not a professional
D. mechanical, market-driven professional

D

Kinesiology and its spheres of professional practice are considered part of the helping professions. (T/F)

True

Generally, all professions require the same set of behaviors from their members, including acceptable dress, codes of conduct, and language and terminology. (T/F)

False

A director of a commercial fitness center who is motivated primarily by the bottom line is likely to adhere to principles of mechanical, market-driven professionalism. (T/F)

True

Those who work for nonprofit or governmental organizations can approach the ideals of social trustee, civic professionalism more easily than can those working in the private sector. (T/F)

True

Course work in biomechanics, sport psychology, and motor development is included in undergraduate programs as part of the theoretical knowledge of kinesiology. (T/F)

True

Knowledge of kinesiology theory is sufficient to prepare you for professional practice. (T/F)

False

Who of the following is more likely to adhere to principles of mechanical, market-driven professionalism?

A. student
B. professor
C. coach
D. athlete

C

The best predictor of your success in the physical activity professions is probably the level of commitment you make to preparing yourself to be the most knowledgeable and highly skilled practitioner possible. (T/F)

True

Professionals develop a range of cognitive, perceptual, and motor skills, anchored in theoretical, workplace, and practice knowledge, that enable them to achieve predetermined outcomes efficiently and effectively. (T/F)

True

Physical activity professionals must always be licensed to provide their services to their clients. (T/F)

False

In general, employers have found that health and fitness programs

A. decrease productivity
B. are too costly
C. increase health care costs
D. decrease absenteeism

D

In 2008, the updated physical activity guidelines for Americans were published by the U.S. government in a document titled

A. Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
B. The 2008 Surgeon General’s Report
C. Healthy People 2008
D. Leisure and Health in America

C

Hospitals and outpatient medical facilities are examples of what kind of work setting in health and fitness?

A. commercial setting
B. clinical setting
C. community setting
D. conducive setting

B

Retention-based commercial facilities

A. place little emphasis on the individual needs of clients
B. limit the number of memberships sold and focus on customer satisfaction
C. often offer low cost memberships in exchange for long-term contracts
D. often invest considerable money in advertising as a way to attract new members

B

Worksite health and fitness programs have been found to decrease absenteeism and reduce medical claims. (T/F)

True

Fitness professionals working in community settings have more contact with medical professionals and with clients who have diagnosed medical conditions than do professionals in other settings. (T/F)

False

Fitness instructors conduct health screenings and fitness assessments and design individualized programs for clients. (T/F)

True

Personal trainers typically provide their services on a fee-for-service basis. (T/F)

True

To maximize your educational experience while in college, you should select a broad spectrum of elective courses in your degree program to help prepare you for your chosen profession. (T/F)

True

In the early 1980s, what percentage of employers offered worksite health and fitness programs?

A. less than 5 percent
B. between 5 percent and 10 percent
C. between 10 percent and 15 percent
D. between 25 percent and 35 percent

A

Health and fitness directors focus on clients’ behavior changes that go beyond increasing their physical activity levels. (T/F)

False

Theoretical kinesiology is of little use to health and fitness professionals. (T/F)

False

Students aspiring to health and fitness careers should specialize in biophysical subdisciplines and not worry about taking courses in teaching, counseling, business, and marketing. (T/F)

False

Employment in health and fitness careers often requires a person to earn a certification from one of the professional organizations in the field (such as ACSM, ACE, NSCA). (T/F)

True

Facilities like the YMCA and parks and recreation departments are associated with what kind of setting?

A. youth setting
B. nonprofit setting
C. community setting
D. athletic setting

C

What do the stages of change help you do?

A. identify where a person is in her readiness to change her current behavior
B. evaluate a person’s subjective experience with a particular exercise
C. determine a person’s level of aerobic fitness
D. develop a fitness plan for a group of employees

A

Which of the following is a component of the multidimensional model of wellness?

A. educational
B. emotional
C. environmental
D. experiential

B

Traditionally, health and fitness professional activities have taken place in what four settings?

A. worksite, commercial, clinical, community
B. worksite, landscape, clinical, community
C. commercial, clinical, community, landscape
D. commercial, clinical, worksite, schools

A

One of the Healthy People 2020 objectives is to increase the proportion of employed adults who have access to and participate in employer-based exercise facilities and exercise programs. (T/F)

True

Which of the following represents a for-profit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. Gold’s Gym
C. a city park and recreation department
D. a sport governing organization (such as USOC)

B

A government publication that established physical activity objectives for all Americans was titled

A. U.S. Almanac
B. U.S. Kinesiology Guidebook
C. Healthy People 2020
D. Leisure and Health in America

C

Which is NOT a professional career in fitness?

A. fitness instructor
B. college football coach
C. personal trainer
D. health and fitness director

B

Personal trainers and fitness instructors are examples of what professional area of physical activity?

A. therapeutic exercise
B. health and fitness
C. teaching
D. sport management

B

The sphere of professional practice in physical activity includes

A. health and fitness, knowledge, sport management
B. health and fitness, therapeutic exercise, sport management, leadership, experience
C. coaching and sport instruction, sport management, health and fitness, therapeutic exercise, teaching physical education
D. teaching

C

This organization provides strong research support for the benefits of worksite health promotion programs.

A. Let’s Move
B. National Association for Sport and Physical Education
C. National Institutes of Health
D. Health Enhancement Research Organization

D

Terrell wants to become a health and fitness director. Which types of training, beyond his kinesiology degree, would best prepare him to achieve his goal?

A. experience in an entry-level health position
B. certification by a nationally recognized organization
C. strong teaching and counseling skills
D. skills in business, administration, and management

D

Which of the following forms of exercise would be considered habilitational?

A. strengthening a running back’s injured knee
B. training a firefighter to run while carrying a heavy weight
C. implementing an exercise program for a client with asthma
D. completing sprints to warm-up for a soccer game

B

This organization developed a classification system that focused on what a person can do rather than the traditional model of what one can’t do and focuses on care that allows one to reach a particular level of function.

A. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
B. National Health Institute
C. World Health Organization
D. National Athletic Training Association

C

This system may be used by therapeutic specialists for habilitative and rehabilitative practice.

A. Global Assessment Functioning (GAF)
B. Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
C. Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
D. International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF)

D

Who would help injured or ill individuals reach their maximum level of independence by emphasizing the acquisition and retention of functional skills and helping them to overcome environmental obstacles?

A. exercise physiologist
B. athletic trainer
C. occupational therapist
D. physical therapist

C

Social, economic, and other factors can often prohibit patients from traveling regularly to a(n) __________ facility for treatment.

A. outpatient
B. inpatient
C. custodial
D. athletic training

A

Programs that stress weight reduction are a form of rehabilitation therapeutic exercise. (T/F)

False

Orthopedic physical therapists treat patients who have injuries or diseases of the muscles, bones, and joints. (T/F)

True

Whom would you contact to get into maximum physical shape?

A. therapeutic recreation specialist
B. strength and conditioning specialist
C. physical therapist
D. occupational therapist

B

Most, but not all, states require licensure for practice as an athletic trainer. (T/F)

True

All states require licensure for practice as an occupational therapist. (T/F)

True

An athletic trainer is a

A. kinesiology professional
B. health care professional
C. sport therapy professional
D. physical therapist assistant

B

What therapeutic exercise profession is thought by many to be synonymous with sports medicine (it is actually an incorrect assumption)?

A. athletic training
B. occupational therapy
C. strength and conditioning
D. therapeutic recreation

A

Which of the following is NOT an example of a clinical setting?

A. hospitals
B. outpatient medical facilities
C. YMCAs
D. physical therapy units

C

Professionals who help sick and injured patients regain the physical skills for performing ADLs and IADLs are

A. social workers
B. ergonomists
C. recreation therapists
D. occupational and physical therapists

D

What is the major difference between rehabilitative and habilitative therapeutic exercise?

A. the types of patients who are seen
B. the length of treatment
C. restoring versus equipping
D. the type of training required by those providing the services

C

By the year 2020, physical therapists will be required to hold a doctorate of physical therapy in order to practice. (T/F)

True

This professional works with clients to maximize physical performance, reduce the frequency of injury, and decrease the possibility of cardiovascular disease by designing programs for the specific needs of individuals (sport and activity specific).

A. athletic trainer
B. physical therapist
C. therapeutic recreation specialist
D. strength and conditioning specialist

D

Which of the following best describes the role of a sport physical therapist?

A. treatment of patients who have acute or chronic diseases of the cardiovascular or respiratory system
B. treatment of conditions relating to aging or other problems associated with older members of the population
C. treatment of an athletic population suffering from injuries as the result of competition
D. treatment of patients who have injuries or diseases of the brain and nervous system

C

Which of the following professions would most likely be involved in patient home care?

A. athletic trainer
B. cardiac care specialist
C. physical therapist
D. strength and conditioning coach

C

What is habilitative exercise?

A. helping to acquire normal function
B. perfecting function
C. restoring lost function
D. functioning at peak performance

A

This professional works with clients with physical disability or impaired mental function to restore, remediate, or rehabilitate their function and independence. They also focus on social integration (treatment team approach) for their clients.

A. athletic trainer
B. physical therapist
C. therapeutic recreation specialist
D. strength and conditioning specialist

C

A strength and conditioning coach could work in all of the following primary settings EXCEPT

A. health clubs
B. professional sport teams
C. hospitals
D. fitness centers

C

Which of the following is an example of a person in need of habilitative therapeutic exercise?

A. a 70-year-old man lacking strength and balance due to aging
B. a 17-year-old girl with a torn ACL
C. a 34-year-old man weighing 270 pounds who is unable to function daily without fatigue
D. a 56-year-old heart attack patient

C

If you wanted to be a physical therapist who mainly worked with conditions related to aging or other problems associated with older members of the population, what would you most likely choose to specialize in?

A. orthopedics
B. pediatrics
C. geriatrics
D. sport physical therapy

C

Occupational therapists assist people with physical, emotional, or mental disabilities to restore or ______ as much ______ as possible in daily living and work.

A. heal; confidence
B. heal; mobility
C. maintain; mobility
D. maintain; independence

D

________________ is becoming a common practice of raising clients’ level of function before surgery to assist with their recovery and limit their decline from normal function after the surgery.

A. Rehabilitation
B. Preventative habilitation
C. Pretherapy
D. Prehabilitation

D

What is rehabilitative exercise?

A. helping to acquire normal function
B. perfecting function
C. restoring lost function
D. functioning at peak performance

C

Pedagogy of physical education is often referred to as

A. physical education pedagogy
B. education pedagogy
C. sport pedagogy
D. physical pedagogy

C

What is another term for the study of teaching?

A. pedagogy
B. professional
C. physiologist
D. professor

A

Which of the following best describes content knowledge?

A. knowledge about organizing curricular activities
B. knowledge about organizing and managing a classroom
C. knowledge about the subject matter
D. knowledge about the most appropriate teaching methods for a particular content area

C

In a physical activity class, engaged time refers to

A. time from the beginning of class to the end
B. time from the beginning of class until time to change at the end
C. time spent stretching
D. time actually spent on task, doing physical activity

D

The recommendation for on-task, functional learning time is that for a minimum of ________ of the total class time, students should be engaged in physical activity.

A. 20 percent
B. 30 percent
C. 40 percent
D. 50 percent

D

Which of the following describes professional practice knowledge?

A. knowledge that teachers have about particular students
B. knowledge that teachers acquire from their experience as students in the public schools
C. knowledge that teachers have about the content of their subject matter
D. knowledge that teachers acquire as a result of practicing their craft

D

Which of the following is most critical in helping students develop skills?

A. ample practice opportunities
B. specific feedback
C. ample appropriate practice opportunities
D. adequate instruction

C

Public Law 94-142 ensures that students with disabilities are provided with appropriate physical education. (T/F)

True

Instructors can best assist students to learn the rules and the routines by

A. having high expectations and being firm but warm
B. limiting the number of rules to 10
C. allowing the students to choose the activities each day in class
D. giving students tests on the classroom rules

A

The set of standards that should be met by all beginning teachers in physical education was developed by

A. ACSM
B. AAHPERD
C. NCATE
D. NASPE

D

Which of the following describes a curriculum that emphasizes the development of personal responsibility?

A. social development model
B. sport education
C. fitness curriculum
D. conceptually based program

A

Which of the following represents the most common form of discrimination in physical education?

A. gender discrimination
B. race discrimination
C. physical ability discrimination
D. physical appearance discrimination

C

What is the most common concern for new teachers?

A. class management and discipline
B. teacher’s expectations
C. providing clear feedback to students
D. developing expertise through experience and knowledge

A

An outstanding physical education teacher does all of the following EXCEPT

A. develop teaching expertise
B. design appropriate practice experiences for students
C. provide active learning time
D. use personal experience as the primary basis for making teaching decisions

D

Undergraduate students often believe that they know all there is to know about teaching and have little more to learn. (T/F)

True

Teaching others successfully requires a background in knowledge about the _____ of physical education.

A. history
B. fluidity
C. content
D. pedagogy

D

To what does teacher-coach role conflict refer?

A. the challenge of meeting the conflicting demands of the two positions
B. the similarities of the work environment
C. the differences in salary demands
D. the values and desires of each position

A

What is the major professional organization related to teaching physical education?

A. ACSM
B. AAKPE
C. NASPE
D. NSCA

C

What five teaching behaviors characterize excellence?

A. knowledge, active learning, feedback, expectations, student needs
B. feedback, problem solving, active learning, flexibility, expectations
C. knowledge, automaticity, flexibility, problem solving, self-evaluation
D. discipline, knowledge, feedback, experience, expectations

C

"With-it-ness" refers to teacher expectations that are clearly enforced. (T/F)

False

Learned helplessness is a temporary response for someone who is perceived as a low achiever. (T/F)

False

Secondary physical education is in a healthier state than elementary physical education. (T/F)

False

All of the following characterize teaching excellence EXCEPT

A. automaticity
B. problem solving
C. knowledge
D. experience

D

What is the primary goal of a physical activity pedagogist?

A. to win
B. to retain
C. to educate
D. to research

C

Which of the following represents the most pressing goal for school physical education programs?

A. to make sure children have fun in class
B. to make sure children learn physical activities that can be carried into adulthood
C. to make sure children learn how to perform team sports
D. to make sure children are physically fit by the time they reach 9th grade

B

What is sport pedagogy?

A. working with athletes’ feet
B. study of athletes’ feet
C. working with young athletes
D. study of teaching physical education

D

What are the two most important components of being an effective teacher?

A. compassion and desire
B. knowledge and caring
C. practice knowledge and research literature
D. student accountability and curriculum

C

This law requires all schools in the National School Lunch Act to implement a school-wide plan addressing physical activity and nutrition.

A. Public Law 94-142
B. Public Law 108-265
C. Public Law 101-476
D. Public Law 105-17

B

This professional would typically concentrate on skill development rather than team organization and winning.

A. skill instructor
B. physical education teacher
C. coach
D. athletic director

A

All of the professions in teaching and coaching are concerned with

A. winning
B. developing fitness and motor skill performance
C. teaching highly skilled athletes
D. teaching unskilled individuals

B

Teaching tends to be directed toward

A. populations with excellent performance skills and knowledge
B. populations with limited to moderate levels of skill and knowledge
C. all populations
D. professional athletes

B

Sport instructors focus their efforts on helping their clients acquire new skills. (T/F)

True

Teaching and coaching both involve instruction. (T/F)

True

Coaches direct much of their attention to teaching basic skills rather than enhancing performance. (T/F)

False

Coaches and instructors working in community programs are usually guided by this value system (introduced in chapter 12).

A. social trustee, civic professional orientation
B. mechanical, market-driven orientation
C. win-at-all costs orientation
D. fitness and health orientation

A

Community-based organizations that use the asset-based approach in their physical activity settings for youth focus on

A. the positives and what children can do as the starting point for their success
B. the deficiencies and what children are missing to try to fill in the gaps to make them better
C. the business model and how to make programs cost effective
D. the specific sport and earning scholarships for college/university

A

Schools are the only places where teachers teach. (T/F)

False

Which of the following best describes middle school coaches?

A. They are primarily involved with students who are interested in sports and want to invest the time needed in order to become good athletes.
B. They can teach very complex game strategies.
C. They spend much time reviewing game films, developing strategies against a given opponent, and scouting and recruiting potential team members.
D. They help students interested in sport develop a positive view of themselves as athletes and teach them important physical skills and strategies.

D

Teaching and coaching are roughly the longest-standing professions within the field of physical activity. (T/F)

True

In what coaching setting would more time be spent instructing fundamentals?

A. community settings
B. high school settings
C. college settings
D. professional settings

A

What is the difference between sport instruction and sport coaching?

A. Sport instructors are hired by an individual or group to provide specific sport instructional services, while, depending on the level, sport coaches are volunteers or paid by an institution (school, recreational program, club) to provide services (practice, management, game day duties) to a group of athletes.
B. Sport instructors provide daily practice sessions while sport coaches typically only meet 1-2 times a week with their athletes.
C. Sport instruction is acquiring knowledge, and sport coaching is improving performance.
D. Sport instruction is only for novices, and sport coaching is only for the elite populations.

A

How do the acts of teaching and coaching compare?

A. They have more similarities than differences.
B. They are more different than similar.
C. The acts are similar, and the professions are similar.
D. The acts are similar, and the professions are distinct.

D

How do the duties of teachers and coaches compare?

A. There is little overlap in their duties.
B. There is much overlap in their duties.
C. Both are based on research conducted in their respective areas of responsibility.
D. It depends on the level at which one is teaching or coaching.

A

At which level of physical activity coaching are positions least available?

A. university
B. community college
C. public school
D. communities

A

What is a serious problem that can occur at the site of youth sport competitions?

A. dealing with officials
B. dealing with parents
C. dealing with athletes’ issues
D. dealing with crazed fans

B

Which of the following statements is the most correct in relation to time spent by coaches and time spent by sport instructors?

A. Instructors spend more time on instruction than they spend on supplemental responsibilities.
B. Instructors spend more time on supplemental responsibilities than they spend on instruction.
C. Coaches and instructors spend the same amount of time on supplemental responsibilities.
D. Coaches spend more time coaching than they spend on supplemental responsibilities.

A

Which of the following are activities common to acts of sport instruction and coaching?

A. specific instructional activities for promoting learning in novices
B. specific activities designed to improve performance in elite athletes
C. specific activities designed to improve performance in regular athletes
D. instructional activities designed to alter attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors with respect to physical activity

D

What is a common task or duty of both sport instructors and coaches?

A. meeting with parents
B. repairing equipment
C. scouting other players
D. keeping financial records

A

Duties of coaches and their supplemental responsibilities do NOT include

A. meeting with parents
B. talking to the media
C. evaluating officials
D. lesson planning

D

Both clinical and educational sport psychologists teach athletes a variety of techniques for performance enhancement. Which of the following is NOT one of those techniques?

A. relaxation
B. self-talk
C. mental imagery
D. nutrition

D

Professional sport instructors are unlikely to offer their services (private or group lessons) at which of the following venues?

A. public schools
B. country clubs
C. swimming clubs
D. gymnastic facilities

A

Which is an institutionalized setting for coaching?

A. private secondary school
B. professional sport organizations
C. YMCA or YWCA
D. national youth sport program

A

What other duty besides coaching is a head coach at a high school most likely to have?

A. teaching a math class
B. working as the school nurse
C. serving as the head coach of a second sport
D. determining the school’s athletics budget

A

Although not required for all of the coaching and instructor careers, certifications can be earned for these positions. (T/F)

True

Two organizations that offer certification programs for community sport and high school sport coaches and instructors are

A. American Sport Education Program and National Federation of State High School Associations
B. American College of Sports Medicine Instructor Certification and National Federation of State High School Associations
C. National Youth Sports Coaches Association and National Association for Sport and Exercise
D. National Collegiate Athletic Association and American Sport Education Program

A

Providing support services, facilities, and other amenities to make the performance and spectatorship of the physical activity experience as enjoyable as possible is the goal of

A. therapeutic exercise
B. physical education teachers
C. health and fitness
D. sport management

D

Risk management is a responsibility of

A. all employees
B. top management only
C. middle management only
D. lower management only

A

The use of social media has not become a key tool for sports managers. (T/F)

False

Which of the following represents information placed in the media by an identified sponsor that pays for the time or space?

A. promotions
B. sponsorship
C. advertising
D. distribution

C

What tactic do sport marketers use to increase consumption of their product (actual purchases or viewership)? Examples of this tactic include offering product samples, reducing prices on tickets (e.g., a fan four pack that includes ticket, drink, and hot dog), arranging player appearances, and offering clinics.

A. advertising
B. distribution
C. promotions
D. merchandising

C

Which professional organization is responsible for the development and continued monitoring of the curriculum standards for sport management degree programs?

A. AAHPERD
B. NCAA
C. NFHSA
D. NASSM

D

A mentor is best described as an individual who

A. hires interns and works with them during their internships
B. provides a student or professional with guidance and advice based on her own wisdom and related experiences
C. works for the government
D. is an alumnus of your university

B

What skill or ability is required in order to function effectively in almost every sport management task?

A. finance
B. communication
C. compliance
D. marketing

B

The sport industry has existed only since the 1950s. (T/F)

False

The sport industry includes only competitive sport. (T/F)

False

People working within _________ may be responsible for a variety of tasks, which may include conducting risk assessments, implementing security, developing schedules, and overseeing concessions.

A. venue and event management
B. financial management
C. human resource management
D. public relations management

A

Which of the following is NOT a crucial skill or experience for sport management students interested in getting a job in their field after graduation?

A. athletic achievements, knowledge of sport history
B. a variety of practical experiences (e.g., internship), a good mentor
C. a variety of practical experiences (e.g., internship), coaching experience
D. quality educational membership in a sport management organization, knowledge of events

C

Risk management focuses primarily on practices and procedures designed to eliminate financial losses. (T/F)

False

Which job would NOT be considered as a part of the sport management industry?

A. general manager for a golf course
B. athletic director for a high school
C. sport agent
D. college recruiter

D

Which of these best describes the sport management field?

A. It is narrower than other physical activity fields.
B. It focuses only on business aspects.
C. It focuses on athletics only.
D. It offers many employment opportunities.

D

Which of the following is the greatest asset of any sport organization?

A. customers
B. profits
C. ownership
D. employees

D

Which of these is NOT one of the subindustries identified within the text as part of the sport management industry?

A. entertainment
B. support services
C. presentation
D. participation

C

Sport entertainment includes a variety of jobs and segments of the industry. Which of the following is a job type associated with sport entertainment?

A. time management
B. paying the players
C. paying the coaches
D. event management

D

Program management activities vary across functional areas and sport industry segments. Two of the more common areas are

A. scheduling and maintenance of facilities and equipment
B. marketing research and employment outlook
C. public relations and sport marketing
D. sport management and risk management

A

As U.S. society has grown more inclined to take legal action, sport managers have become more concerned about which of the following?

A. risk management
B. human resource management
C. financial management
D. event management

A

Ice-skating rinks and bowling alleys would fall under which setting of the sport management industry?

A. recreation
B. support services
C. participation
D. entertainment

C

The 21st century provides many exciting employment opportunities for qualified individuals interested in ________ management careers.

A. industrial
B. private
C. sport
D. therapy

C

Research and development centered on understanding consumer opinions regarding sport experiences are associated with ____________________.

A. sport insurance
B. sport risk management
C. financial management
D. marketing management

D

Within sport management, __________________ seeks to achieve positive relationships between the sport organization and its most important constituents.

A. program management
B. managing coaching dynamics
C. support services
D. public relations management

D

Which of the following is a for-profit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. golf course
C. retail sporting goods store
D. professional sport team

B

Which of the following is a nonprofit sport participation organization?

A. YMCA
B. golf course
C. batting facility
D. professional sport team

A

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