Exercise Physiology Past Papers Exam Questions

By Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Guess Paper 1: Exercise Physiology Fall – 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1 (a) Mark as true or false: (7)
a) Chemically, hormones are classified as peptide hormones and triglyceride hormones.
b) Values for percentage body fat for young adults average approximately 15% for men and 25% for women.
c) When left on their own, most athletes voluntarily replace only about half of the water lost during exercise.
d) The Isometric muscle technique refers to a dynamic method to assess the eccentric/concentric.
e) Maximum force generating capacity of a muscle is known as strength.
f) Prediabetes occur in pregnant females.
g) For training the long-term aerobic energy system, the exercise: relief interval usually equals 1:1 or 1:1.5

(b) Do as directed: (2+2+3)
a) Discuss the overload principle
b) Discuss diet pyramid briefly
c) Briefly describe the functions of lungs.

Q.2 Define homeostasis. Discuss the mechanisms with examples. (14)

Q. 3 Write a detailed note on Diabetes. Also describe exercise training in diabetes and its benefits on both types of diabetes. (14)

Q. 4 Write a descriptive note on General Training Principles and adaptations to exercise training. (14)

Q.5 Discuss in detail the mechanisms of thermoregulation. (14)

Q.6 Write a detailed note on effects of exercise on cardiovascular health emphasizing on heart size, plasma volume, stroke volume and cardiac output. (14)

Q.7 Write short notes on any TWO of the following: (14)
a) Evaluation of muscular strength
b) Effects of exercise on Growth Hormone and tissue synthesis
c) Body’s thermostat-Hypothalamus

Guess Paper 2: Exercise Physiology Spring- 2020 Past Papers

Time Allowed: 3 hours

Total Marks:    70, Passing Marks (35)

Q.1      (a) Mark as true or false: (7)

  1. When two or more hormones interact, their combined effect is minimized. This is called synergism.
  2. Values for percentage body fat for young adults average approximately 15% for men and 25% for women.
  3. There is much smaller increase in heart rate for an exercise trained person.
  4. The Isometric muscle technique refers to a dynamic method to assess the eccentric/concentric.
  5. Maximum force generating capacity of a muscle is known as strength.
  6. The unit of torque is Nm-1
  7. For training the long-term aerobic energy system, the exercise:relief interval usually equals 1:1 or 1:1.5

(b) Do as directed: (2+2+3)

  1. Define Calorie b. Discuss diet pyramid briefly           c. Circulatory response to exercise

Q.2      Discuss the regulation and action of hormones in detail with emphasis on hormone-hormone interaction. (14)

Q.3      Write a detailed note on Diabetes. Also describe exercise training in diabetes and its benefits on both types of

diabetes.                                                                                                                                              (14)

Q.4      Describe factors limiting all-out aerobic performances and sites of fatigue in detail.                           (14)

Q.5      Discuss in detail the mechanisms of thermoregulation.                                                                        (14)

Q.6      Write a descriptive note on General Training Principles and adaptations to exercise training.              (14)

Q.7      Write short notes on any TWO of the following:                                                                                 (14)

  1. Evaluation of muscular strength
  2. Training for asthmatics
  3. Exercise during pregnancy
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