1st Quarter Body Mechanics

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1st Quarter Body Mechanics - Quiz

A lot of body parts take part for a person to move from one point to another. If the body parts do not move it signals a chance that the person has some health problems. This test is designed to help you revise the 1st quarter of the topic. Give it a try.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Body Mechanics is a term to describe the ways we move as we go about our daily lives. It includes how we hold our bodies when we sit, stand, lift, carry, bend and sleep
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Poor Body Mechanics are often the cause of..
    • A. 

      Increased stress

    • B. 

      Back problems

    • C. 

      Dropping patients

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    The definetion of body mechanics is:
    • A. 

      Body mechanics is the utilization of incorrect muscles that are used every day

    • B. 

      Body mechanics is the utilization of all our tired and aching muscles

    • C. 

      Body mechanics is the utilization of correct muscles to complete a task safe and efficiently, without undue strain or stress on any muscles or joints

    • D. 

      Body Mechanics is the utilization of straining and stressing out our muscles

  • 4. 
    Good body mechanics are based on bad posture
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Use of proper lifting mechanics and posture is critical to preventing injury
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The process of lifting puts the greatest stress on the lower back and therefore, has the highest risk of injury
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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