Apply Knowledge of Neuroendocrine Physiology

The Pop Quiz below contains 3 questions from the following knowledge area of the CSCS exam. Failure to correctly answer questions may suggest an area that needs further review.

Exercise Sciences

F. Apply Knowledge of Neuroendocrine Physiology

  1. Functions of hormones (testosterone, growth hormone, etc)
  2. Neuroendocrine responses to exercise

When answering the questions, please choose the “Best” answer.

1. Which of the following exercises would promote the highest increase in serum testosterone concentrations?


2. Growth hormone stimulates what organ to secrete Insulin-Like Growth Factors?


3. All of the following are physiological roles of growth hormone EXCEPT