QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Where was Joseph Pilates born Germany Who inspired Joseph's passion for movement His parents and their active and healthy lifestyles What item inspired Joseph to build the reformer A hospital bed True or False: Joseph Pilates died of natural causes in the late 90s False True or False: Joseph Pilates has always referred to his work as "Pilates" False What does the "O" stand for in SOAP? Objective What details must be included in the "P" of SOAP? The plan for your client, which include a list of exercises, apparatus used, number of reps, and modifications True or False: As long as you are cueing safely, there is no need to do assessments and re-assessments with your clients. False When teaching at a studio, who holds a responsibility to make sure the equipment in the studio is safe and well maintained? The Pilates instructor and Studio Management What is the right CLASSICAL order of Joseph's first 5 May moves? Pelvic rocks, bridges, ab series, side series, corkscrew Which movement and or milestone will your client need to have accomplished in order to try crab? Rolling like a ball. They need to have no back or spine issues What order of spinal movement should your class flow complete? Flexion , extension, lateral rotation, transverse rotation True or false: may work is the most simple Pilates practice True What would be a good example of using "P" in PEACE R&R? "Start in supine, on your back with your hell's on the center of the foot bar about three inches apart. Your back should be relaxed and your shoulders should not be pressing against the rests" True or False: Always suggest that clients use a thin mat or towel for their mat classes. It doesn't have to be a thick mat, it should just cover the area under your clients body. True What is the best way to warm up a class of elderly persons? Ground based pelvic rocks followed by single leg stretch keeping the head down. What exercises should your client master before trying the boomerang? Roll over and teaser After warming up my small group mat class, I plan on having them do _____________to get the back of their bodies and then ____________ to get the front of their bodies Bridge variations and hundreds True or False: Having both legs in table top is considered a close kinetic chain and this is good for clients with low back issues False You are evaluating a client for the first time and find they have a major anterior tilt in their pelvis and no injuries in the past. They have been cleared to start a fitness routine after having not worked out in the past 4 years. What moves would you teach them in their first work out? Bridge, roll up, Quadruped True or false: during chest lift, the client should maintain their neutral pelvis True During teaser, how does bending the knees into the chest change the exercise? Bending the knees into the chest changes the intention of the exercise. Your client might not be ready for teaser. Once they master various teaser prep exercises for the fundamentals of the exercise, you can progress them to the full teaser exercise.
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