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

J. Apply Knowledge of Psychological Techniques Used to Enhance Training and Performance

  1. Motivational techniques (e.g., imagery techniques, reinforcement strategies)
  2. Methods that enhance motor learning and skill acquisition (e.g., instruction, feedback, whole versus part practice)
  3. Attentional control and decision-making (e.g., focus, arousal management)
  4. Confidence and positive self-talk