canfitpro PTS Sample Questions

Note:  This canfitpro PTS sample exam contains 10 questions.  The complete PTS practice exams contain 100 questions each. Good luck!

1.

Which of the following statements is true about medical clearance prior to participating in an exercise-training program?

a.
b.
c.
d.

2.

What pieces of equipment should be evaluated prior to every single use?

i. Medicine balls

ii. Exercise bands

iii. Cables on weight machines

iv. Emergency stop buttons on cardio equipment

a.
b.
c.
d.

3.

An athlete running a 200 m sprint would be considered an activity utilizing which of the following energy systems?

a.
b.
c.
d.

4.

A personal training specialist instructs his client to perform a standing stretch as shown in the image below.  This type of stretch would most likely be used to stretch the:

a.
b.
c.
d.

5.

Which of the following sports would have a high demand of the ATP-CP system and a low anaerobic system?

a.
b.
c.
d.

6.

Michael works as a personal training specialist at a local fitness centre.   He meets with a new client, Gary, who is 51-years-old.  He has a blood pressure of 136/90 mm Hg, total cholesterol of 183 mg/dK, waist circumference of 39 inch and a fasting plasma glucose of 93 mg/dL.  He has no family history of cardiovascular disease (CVD).   Gary currently smokes regularly but is looking to quit and adopt a more active lifestyle.  How many positive risk factors for CVD does Gary have?

a.
b.
c.
d.

7.

Which of the following would be a tip for working with a client with a sensor personality type?

a.
b.
c.
d.

8.

A 34-year-old female client is using a smartphone application that measures the amount of steps taken each day.  At the end of the day, she reviews her steps today in comparison to her weekly, monthly and yearly average.  This would be an example of:

a.
b.
c.
d.

9.

What are the following self-stretches that make up the Core Four on the floor to identify the key muscles that are tight?

a.
b.
c.
d.

10.

A personal training specialist would like to see his client Heather, a 25-year-old female client, exercise intensity range between 60% and 90%.  What would be Heather's lower and upper target heart rate of the target heart rate training zone?

a.
b.
c.
d.