Biomechanical Movement

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Movement Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Eversion is
    • A. 

      Turning the soles outward

    • B. 

      Pointing the foot upward

    • C. 

      Palm turning down

  • 2. 
    Inversion refers to
    • A. 

      Ankle pointing downward

    • B. 

      Turning the feet inward so the soles face each other

    • C. 

      Forward motion, occurs in the shoulder joint

  • 3. 
    Plantarflexion referes to
    • A. 

      Pointing the foot downward (ankle)

    • B. 

      Pointing the foot upward (ankle)

    • C. 

      Pointing the foot to the side (ankle)

  • 4. 
    Dorsiflexion refers to
    • A. 

      (ankle) pointing the foot up towards the body

    • B. 

      Circular motion of the foot

    • C. 

      (ankle) pointing the foot downwards

  • 5. 
    Protraction is
    • A. 

      Backward motion, occurs at the shoulder joint (abduction)

    • B. 

      Forward motion, occurs at the shoulder joint (abduction)

    • C. 

      Circular motion, occurs at the shoulder

  • 6. 
    Circumduction of the shoulder is
    • A. 

      Pointing the shoulder upward

    • B. 

      Circular movement of the shoulder

    • C. 

      Backward motion of the shoulder

  • 7. 
    Pronation is turning the palm down.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Supination is turning the palm up.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Abduction is moving a leg or arm
    • A. 

      Away from the body

    • B. 

      Toward the body

    • C. 

      In a circular motion

  • 10. 
    Adduction is moving the leg or arm
    • A. 

      Downward and backward

    • B. 

      Toward the body

    • C. 

      Away from the body

  • 11. 
    Hyperextention refers to moving a joint
    • A. 

      Less extension than normal

    • B. 

      Within normal limits

    • C. 

      Beyond normal limits

  • 12. 
    Hypoextension refers to less extension than normal
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Flexion refers to
    • A. 

      Bending a joint that increases the angle

    • B. 

      Bending a joint that decreases the angle

    • C. 

      Bending a joint to hyperextend the angle

  • 14. 
    Extention is not straightening a joint
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False