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How many metabolic calculation questions should be expected on the exam? 

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What will NOT be provided on the examination and thus should be committed to memory? 

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Unit conversion factors and energy equivalency factors. 


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What is absolute oxygen consumption? 

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The rate at which oxygen is consumed by the whole person expressed in Liters per minute (L.min[to the 1 power) or milliliters per minute. 


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What is resting absolute oxygen consumption for a 70kg person? 

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Approximately .245 L.min1 


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How high could maximal absolute oxygen consumption be in highly trained aerobic athletes? 

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Why is absolute oxygen consumption useful? 

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Because it allows for an estimation of caloric expenditure. 


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One liter of O2 consumed expends how many calories? 

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What is relative oxygen consumption? 

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The rate of oxygen consumption relative to body weight measured in mL.kg1..min1
In other words, it is the volume of oxygen consumed per kilogram of body weight every minute. 


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What is the resting relative oxygen consumption always assumed to be? 

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In highly trained aerobic athletes, a maximal relative oxygen consumption may be as high as what? 

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What is the formula to calculate VO2 when walking? 

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VO2 = (.1 x S) x (1.8.S.G) + 3.5
S=Speed, G=Grade 


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What is the formula to calculate VO2 when running? 

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VO2 = (.2xS)x(1.8xSxG)+3.5 


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What is the formula to calculate VO2 when doing leg ergometry? 

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VO2 = (10.8xWxM to the 1)+7 W= watts M= mass 


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What is the formula to calculate VO2 when doing arm ergometry? 

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VO2 = (18.W.M to the 1) + 3.5 


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What is the formula to calculate VO2 when stepping? 

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VO2 = (.2xf)x(1.33x1.8xHxf) + 3.5 f=frequency of steps H=step height in meters. 


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1 met equals resting relative oxygen consumption (which is 3.5mL.kg1.min1) 


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By dividing relative oxygen consumption by 3.5 


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How is Gross VO2 calculated? 

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the sum of the oxygen cost of physical activity and the resting component. 


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How is net VO2 calculated? 

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net VO2=gross VO2  resting VO2 


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Know how to fill in the chart on page 218 


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How do you calculate the absolute oxygen consumption equivalent to 10 METs for a 154lb male? 

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Multiply MET value by 3.5 to convert METs to relative VO2, then multply the product (35mL.kg1.min1) by body weight in kg (154=70KG) 


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What is the equivalent total caloric expenditure of 2.5 lb of body weight? 

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multiply 2.5 x 3500. 8,750kcal 


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A 70 kg male expends 7.5 kcal/min while exercising. What is the equivalent MET value? 

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1500mL/min / 70kg = 21.4mL/m 21.4mL/min / 3.5 = 6.1 METS 


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Using the ACSM walking formula, you calculate gross VO2 of 13.0mL.kg1.min1. What is the net oxygen uptake? 

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Just resting from gross. It equals 9.5 


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Convert the following values to the desired units. 1.5 m to cm 59.1 in to m 70 kg to lbs 6.0 mph to meters per minute 50 RPM on the Monark leg ergometer to meters per minute. 

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1500 cm 59 x 0.0254 = 1.5m 154 lbs 6.0 x 26.8 = 160.8m/min 50RPM x 6 = 300m/min 


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What are practical uses for the ACSM metabolic energy expenditure formulae 

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It allows for an estimate of the energy expenditure and caloric expenditure associated w/ exercise.
It will also allow the health/fitness professional to develop more effective exercise prescriptions. 


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What speeds do the walking formula apply to? 

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50 to 100 m/min or 1.9 to 3.7 mph 


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How do you calculate METs when walking horizontally? 

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(meters per minute x 0.1) + speed 


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How do you calculate METs when walking on an incline? 

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Grade of the treadmill multiplied by speed of the treadmill multiplied by 1.8 


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What speeds do the running formula apply to? 

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anything above 134m/min (5mph) 


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How do you calculate METs when running horizontally on a treadmill? 

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How do you calculate METs when running on an incline? 

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Speed of treadmill in m/min x .9 x functional grade. 


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What is work rate also known as? 

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power output or workload. 


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How is work rate calculated on a cycle ergometer? 

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work rate = force x velocity 


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How is velocity calculated on a Monark cycle ergometer and a Tunturi or BodyGuard 

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multiply rpm 6m for Monark multiply rpm by 3m for other two. 


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Work rate can also be expressed in watts. 

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How is work rate calculated on a Monark arm ergometer? 

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To what work rates do the leg cycling formula apply? 

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Between 1,200 kg.m/min or 50 to 200W 


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What is the formula for Oxygen cost of loaded leg cycling? 

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10.8 x work rate (in watts)/body weight in kg. 


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Remember the Gneral Structure: ACSM Leg and Arm Ergometry Formulae. 

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What is the oxygen cost of unloaded leg cycling? 

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The arm cycling formula applies to work rates between ___ and ___ kg.m.min1 or __ to ___ W. 

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How is the oxygen cost of loaded arm cycling calculated? 

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18 x work rate (in watts)/body weight in kg. 


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True or false? Arm cycling does not incur an oxygen cost of unloaded cycling? 

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Remember ACSM Stepping formula chart. 

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For what is the formula for stepping rates appropriate? 

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rates between 12 and 30 steps/min and heights between .04 and .4 m. 


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What is the horizontal component in stepping? 

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What is the vertical component in stepping? 

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1.33x1.8xstep height x stepping rate. 


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Reread "Using a Systematic Approach" several times. 

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Remember that some questions may be solved without the use of a metabolic formula. Make necessary conversions. 


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convert miles per hour to meters per minute. 

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