NSCA CPT Practice Test

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NSCA Personal Trainer

Quality starts with who wrote the material.
Our practice exam writer
Amanda Chismar
is a NSCA certified personal trainer and prior owner of a CrossFit gym. She has also managed fitness centers for various government agencies, including the military and law enforcement. Amanda is also certified as a NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist, CrossFit Level 2 Trainer and as a USAW Sports Performance Coach. She received her Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology from Penn State University.

Christy Hamilton
is an NSCA certified personal trainer and health and fitness writer.. She is also a group fitness instructor and ACSM inclusive fitness trainer.
The NSCA Certified Personal Trainer certification is for professionals who work with both active and sedentary clients in one-on-one situations.

Exam content covers:

Client Consultation/


Initial Interview

Health Appraisal

Medical History Review

Fitness Evaluation

Basic Nutrition

Weight management
Program Planning:

Goal Setting

Program Design

Training Adaptations

Special Populations
Exercise Techniques:

Resistance Machines

Free Weights

Cardiovascular Machines

Non-machine Exercise Techniques

Safety, Emergency Procedures and Legal Issues