Mobility Exercises Questions: Trivia Quiz!

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Mobility Exercises Questions: Trivia Quiz!

Do you know how to do mobility exercises? The best mobility exercises include the wrist stretch and knuckle push up, open hip lunge and arm circle, arch and curl, dynamic frog stretch, scapulae push-ups, and hollow body compression breaths. These exercises are essential for providing your joints with a full range of motion to help you reduce your risk for injury. This fantastic quiz will get you moving in the right direction.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Definition of mobility.
    • A. 

      Capacity for movement that provides means to perform activities of daily living

    • B. 

      Capacity for movement that provides a means of personal contact, sensation, exploration, pleasure and control

    • C. 

      Capacity for movement that allows personal contact using mobile devices and electronic gadgets

    • D. 

      Capacity for movement that provides a patient with the ability to ran away from the hospital and avoid unnecessary fees.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not a benefit of physical activity?
    • A. 

      Increased energy

    • B. 

      Improved sleep

    • C. 

      Better appetite

    • D. 

      Improved self-esteem

  • 3. 
    Elements essential for mobility.
    • A. 

      Ability to move based on adequate muscle strength, control, coordination, and range of motion (ROM)

    • B. 

      The motivation to move

    • C. 

      Ability for airway movement, breathing and circulation

    • D. 

      The absence of barriers in the environment

  • 4. 
    The risk for orthostatic hypotension is primarily a concern for...
    • A. 

      Patient safety

    • B. 

      Patient mobility

    • C. 

      Patient activity

    • D. 

      Patient civility

  • 5. 
    Signs and symptoms of orthostatic hypotension:
    • A. 

      Nausea and dizziness

    • B. 

      Light-headedness

    • C. 

      Tachycardia

    • D. 

      Presbycusis

    • E. 

      Pallor and fainting

  • 6. 
    Basis of the techniques used in transferring patients. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Patient's medical condition

    • B. 

      Patient's orientation

    • C. 

      Patient's cognitive status

    • D. 

      Patient's physical status

  • 7. 
    A leading cause of death in the United States and whose patients are most affected by physical inactivity.
    • A. 

      Osteoporosis

    • B. 

      Coronary heart disease

    • C. 

      Atherosclerosis

    • D. 

      Pancreatic Cancer

  • 8. 
    Referred to as exercise prescription
    • A. 

      Frequency, intensity, time and type of exercise

    • B. 

      Place, quality, quantity and days of exercise

    • C. 

      Location, quality, group and time of exercise

    • D. 

      Description, allocation, place and time of exercise

  • 9. 
    For an older adult, it is the least expensive yet effective way to prevent fractures, improve balance, reduce falls, and improve bone density.  
    • A. 

      Vitamins and minerals

    • B. 

      Exercise

    • C. 

      Nutrition

    • D. 

      Activities of daily living

  • 10. 
    Refers to the amount of movement that a person has at each joint
    • A. 

      ADL

    • B. 

      PROM

    • C. 

      ROM

    • D. 

      PMS

  • 11. 
    The skill of performing ROM exercises may be delegated to nursing assistive personnel (NAP).   
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    While doing a Range of Motion exercise and a new resistance is noted within a joint, what would you do next?
    • A. 

      Continue with the exercise and then consult a health care provider or physical therapist

    • B. 

      Do not force joint motion. Consult with health care provider or physical therapist

    • C. 

      Leave the patient alone and call the supervisor

    • D. 

      Offer the patient a PRN medication

  • 13. 
    A proper protocol in doing a Range of Motion exercise.
    • A. 

      Do it from distal to proximal. Repeat each movement twice.

    • B. 

      Do it in a head-to-toe sequence. Repeat each movement 8 times.

    • C. 

      Do it in a head-to-toe sequence. Repeat each movement 5 times.

    • D. 

      Do it in a random sequence. Repeat each movement 3 times.

  • 14. 
    When you bring chin to rest on your chest. What type of movement do you do? And what part of your body do you move? 
    • A. 

      Extension, neck

    • B. 

      Flexion, neck

    • C. 

      Rotation, head

    • D. 

      Hyperextension, head

  • 15. 
    When you move your arm behind your body, keeping the elbow straight, what type of movement do you do and what body part do you move?
    • A. 

      Extension, arms

    • B. 

      Flexion, shoulder

    • C. 

      Hyperextension, shoulder

    • D. 

      Hyperextension, arms

  • 16. 
    Designed to exercise many different joints, including hips, shoulder, wrist, and fingers
    • A. 

      Continuous Passive Motion (CPM)

    • B. 

      Circulatory Positional Machines (CPM)

    • C. 

      Controlled Pressure on Muscles (CPM)

    • D. 

      Channeled Passive Motion (CPM)

  • 17. 
    Uses of a CPM machine: application and procedures. Check all that apply: 
    • A. 

      After a total knee arthoplasty (replacement)

    • B. 

      May be initiated on the day of surgery or the first postoperative day.

    • C. 

      Often used in outpatient physical therapy

    • D. 

      Now being looked at as a therapy for burn patients in the prevention and treatment of scar tissue contractures

    • E. 

      Improve facial muscles and decrease degeneration of tissues

  • 18. 
    Purposes and benefits of a CPM machine. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Mobilize the knee joint to prevent contracture, muscle atrophy, venous stasis, and thromboembolism.

    • B. 

      Improves cartilage nutrition and reduces edema

    • C. 

      Accelerate venous blood flow

    • D. 

      Stimulate circulation in synovial fluids

    • E. 

      Lowers risk for deep vein thrombosis

  • 19. 
    Typical initial setting of CPM machine
    • A. 

      30 to 40 degrees of flexion and full extension (0 degrees) at 3 cycles per minute

    • B. 

      2 to 3 degrees of flexion and full extension (0 degrees) at 2 cycles per second

    • C. 

      20 to 30 degrees of flexion and full extension (0 degrees) at 2 cycles per minute

    • D. 

      20 to 30 degrees of extension and full flexion (0 degrees) at 2 cycles per hour

  • 20. 
    Before starting a CPM machine intervention, which of the following vitals need priority assessment?
    • A. 

      Height and weight

    • B. 

      Temperature and respiration

    • C. 

      Skin color and circulation

    • D. 

      Heart rate and blood pressure

  • 21. 
    Possible reasons why a patient may develop DVT. Select all that apply:
    • A. 

      Injury to a vein from a broken bone or surgery

    • B. 

      Immobility caused by a cast or sitting a long time

    • C. 

      Inherited clotting disorders

    • D. 

      Obesity, smoking and family history

    • E. 

      Culture, race and gender

  • 22. 
    Three factors of a Virchow's triad (factors that contribute to a DVT development). Select all that apply: 
    • A. 

      Hypercoagulability of the blood

    • B. 

      Low pH values of blood plasma

    • C. 

      Venous wall damage

    • D. 

      Blood flow stasis

  • 23. 
    A patient who used to be a medical scientist asks, "What are these elastic stockings for? Can I have another color or design? They seem not to match my attire". What would be your best response?
    • A. 

      You need these elastic stockings to avoid DVT, but I will see if we have other colors to match your hospital gown

    • B. 

      Elastic stockings pump blood into veins and remove pooled blood, thus preventing venous stasis

    • C. 

      Elastic stockings help reduce blood stasis and venous wall injury by promoting venous return and limiting venous dilation, which decreases the risk of endothelial tears.

    • D. 

      They are there to help you were your shoes better. There are no other designs or colors

  • 24. 
    SCD (Sequential compression device)
    • A. 

      Reduce blood stasis and venous wall injury

    • B. 

      Pump blood into deep veins, thus removing pooled blood and preventing venous stasis

    • C. 

      Compresses muscles to avoid muscles dystrophy

    • D. 

      Tightens tissues on lower extremities to prevent decubitus

  • 25. 
    Promotes circulation by mimicking the natural action of walking
    • A. 

      Elastic Stockings

    • B. 

      SCD

    • C. 

      Venous plexus foot pumps

    • D. 

      CPM

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