# Basic Biomechanics And Levers

25 Questions  I  By Drderting
This quiz is designed to test basic knowledge over biomechanics and levers.

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 1 The ­___________ is the point of pivot, which is also known as the axis of rotation.
 2 The _______________ is the distance from the weight to the fulcrum.
 3 A first order lever is like a __________, with the __________ between the in-force and the out-force.
 4 In a third order lever, the ___________ is closer to the fulcrum.
 5 In a second order lever, the ___________ is closer to the fulcrum.
 6 The most common kind of lever in nature is __________.
 7 The _________ order lever is the least common in nature.
 8 The equation for the balance of a lever deals with the _______ and the ________ of the lever arm.
 9 The length of the lever arm is perpendicular to the __________.
 10 The location of the fulcrum influences ___________ and __________.
 11 The _________ is perpendicular to the point of limb rotation.
 12 The _____________ is the perpendicular distance from the point of bone rotation to the line of muscle action.
 13 The out-lever is from the point of rotation to the point at which ___________ is applied.
 14 As the velocity ratio __________, speed decreases.
 15 As the velocity ratio decreases, force _________.
 16 The velocity ratio is the length of the ___________ divided by the length of the __________.
 17 A limb designed for force will have a _______________ velocity ratio than a limb designed for speed.
 18 Greater __________ causes a slower speed.
 19 Long lever arms sweep a ____________ distance, whereas short lever arms move a _____________ distance.
 20 __________ gear muscles enjoy a speed advantage and produce rapid limb oscillation.
 21 Unguligrades have the most speed because of an increased __________ or decreased ____________.
 22 A distally inserted muscle is better for __________ movements
 23 A ____________ inserted muscle is better for speed.
 24 The ____________ is an example of a low gear muscle.
 25 The mechanism of levers means that the output force and the output speed are ___________.
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