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Massage Therapy Anatomy And Technique - Hip And Thigh, Part 2

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This is a quiz for massage therapists in training. However, anyone can benefit from this including med students, nurses, personal trainers, fitness enthusiasts or anybody else interested in learning about human anatomy. This particular quiz is on the hip and thigh region, with an emphasis on origin, insertion, and action of various muscles and muscle groups. Note that for short answer questions you must type in the complete name for anatomical structures - abbreviations will be marked wrong!

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  • 1. 
    Give the origin of sartorius:
    • A. 

      Proximal, medial shaft of the tibia at pes anserinus tendon.

    • B. 

      Anterior inferior iliac spine.

    • C. 

      Posterior superior iliac spine.

    • D. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine.

    • E. 

      Inferior ramus of the pubis.

  • 2. 
    Give the actions of sartorius:
    • A. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint).

    • B. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • C. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • D. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint), extension of the hip (coxal joint).

    • E. 

      Extension of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), adduction of the hip (coxal joint), extension of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), lateral rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

  • 3. 
    Give the insertion of sartorius:
    • A. 

      Proximal, medial shaft of the tibia at pes anserinus tendon.

    • B. 

      Iliotibial tract.

    • C. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera.

    • D. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera and adductor tubercle.

    • E. 

      Pectineal line and medial lip of linea aspera.

  • 4. 
    Give the origin of adductor magnus:
    • A. 

      Pubic tubercle.

    • B. 

      Inferior ramus of pubis.

    • C. 

      Superior ramus of pubis.

    • D. 

      Inferior ramus of pubis and ramus of ischium.

    • E. 

      Inferior ramus of the pubis, ramus of ischium and ischial tuberosity.

  • 5. 
    Give the origin of gracilis:
    • A. 

      Inferior ramus of pubis and ramus of ischium.

    • B. 

      Inferior ramus of the pubis, ramus of ischium and ischial tuberosity.

    • C. 

      Pubic tubercle.

    • D. 

      Inferior ramus of pubis.

    • E. 

      Superior ramus of pubis.

  • 6. 
    Give the insertion of adductor brevis:
    • A. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera and adductor tubercle.

    • B. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera.

    • C. 

      Pectineal line of femur.

    • D. 

      Proximal, medial shaft of tibia at pes anserinus tendon.

    • E. 

      Pectineal line and medial lip of linea aspera.

  • 7. 
    Give the insertion of pectineus:
    • A. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera and adductor tubercle.

    • B. 

      Pectineal line and medial lip of linea aspera.

    • C. 

      Pectineal line of femur.

    • D. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera.

    • E. 

      Proximal, medial shaft of tibia at pes anserinus tendon.

  • 8. 
    Give the insertion of gracilis:
    • A. 

      Pectineal line of femur.

    • B. 

      Proximal, medial shaft of tibia at pes anserinus tendon.

    • C. 

      Pectineal line and medial lip of linea aspera.

    • D. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera and adductor tubercle.

    • E. 

      Medial lip of linea aspera.

  • 9. 
    Give the action of adductor longus:
    • A. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • B. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint).

    • C. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • D. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint), extension of the hip (coxal joint).

    • E. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint).

  • 10. 
    Give the action of adductor brevis:
    • A. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint), extension of the hip (coxal joint).

    • B. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • C. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint).

    • D. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • E. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint).

  • 11. 
    Give the action of pectineus:
    • A. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint), extension of the hip (coxal joint).

    • B. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • C. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint).

    • D. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint).

    • E. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

  • 12. 
    Give the action of gracilis:
    • A. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint).

    • B. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • C. 

      Flexion of the hip (coxal joint), lateral rotation of the hip (coxal joint), abduction of the hip (coxal joint).

    • D. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), flexion of the knee (tibiofemoral joint), medial rotation of the flexed knee (tibiofemoral joint).

    • E. 

      Adduction of the hip (coxal joint), medial rotation of the hip (coxal joint), assist to flex the hip (coxal joint), extension of the hip (coxal joint).

  • 13. 
    Trigger points in _____ produce a deep aching pain that is felt in the groin, the hip joint, and the upper thigh.
    • A. 

      Sartorius.

    • B. 

      Gracilis.

    • C. 

      Adductor magnus.

    • D. 

      Adductor longus/brevis.

    • E. 

      Pectineus.

  • 14. 
    Trigger points in _____ are local, hot, and superficial. Referred pain, while felt most strongly and commonly in the thigh, may also reach as far down as the knee.
    • A. 

      Adductor longus/brevis.

    • B. 

      Gracilis.

    • C. 

      Pectineus.

    • D. 

      Adductor magnus.

    • E. 

      Sartorius.

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