Sports Medicine MCQs With Answers

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Try out this short and interesting sports medicine MCQs quiz with answers and learn about sports medicine. Sports are all fun and exciting until some serious injury happens. And in times of major sports injuries, it is necessary to know related to sports medicine. In this quiz below, we will be asking you questions based on the sports medicine topic, and if you give all the correct answers, you'll score 100% marks. So, get ready to take this quiz. Good luck!


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  • 1. 
    The primary purpose of a preseason health exam is to:
    • A. 

      Identify whether an athlete is at risk before they participate

    • B. 

      Determine body fat percentages for coaches

    • C. 

      Reveal qualifying conditions

    • D. 

      Satisfy insurance and liability issues

  • 2. 
    A bicep curl using a dumbbell is an example of a/an:
    • A. 

      Isometric exercises

    • B. 

      PNF exercise

    • C. 

      Isokinetic exercise

    • D. 

      Isotonic exercise

  • 3. 
    Athletic training is:
    • A. 

      A specialization in sports medicine

    • B. 

      A major link between sports programs and the medical community

    • C. 

      Concerned with the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following structures is not a tarsal bone?
    • A. 

      Navicular

    • B. 

      Metatarsal

    • C. 

      Talus

    • D. 

      Cuboid

  • 5. 
    What condition is it when there is an apophysitis at the insertion of the Achilles tendon on the calcaneous?
    • A. 

      Osgood Schlatter's disease

    • B. 

      March fracture

    • C. 

      Sever's disease

    • D. 

      Calf strain

  • 6. 
    What is another name for ‘flat feet’?
    • A. 

      Pes planus

    • B. 

      Pes cavus

    • C. 

      Pes equine

    • D. 

      Hallux rigidus

  • 7. 
    What degree classification of a ligament sprain involves a complete tear of the tissue?
    • A. 

      First degree

    • B. 

      Second degree

    • C. 

      Third degree

    • D. 

      Fourth degree

  • 8. 
     Which of the following are important concerns when designing an effective rehabilitation program?
    • A. 

      Providing correct and immediate first aid

    • B. 

      Reducing pain

    • C. 

      Restoring full range of motion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The closed basket weave taping techniques is used to support which of the following
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Ankle

    • C. 

      Shin

    • D. 

      Knee

  • 10. 
    Of the terms below, which is not a movement of the foot?
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      Plantar flexion

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      Aversion

  • 11. 
    Factors that must be considered in order to prevent foot injuries include:
    • A. 

      Proper footwear

    • B. 

      Adapting to training surfaces

    • C. 

      Correcting biomechanical deficiencies

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What does the acronym PRICE stand for?
    • A. 

      Protection, rest, ice, compression, elevation

    • B. 

      Protection, rest, ice, concentration, effusion

    • C. 

      Protection, rest, ice, concentration, elevation

    • D. 

      Protection, rest, ice, compression, effusion

  • 13. 
    A positive Thomas Test indicates tightness in which muscle group?
    • A. 

      Hip adductors

    • B. 

      Hip extensors

    • C. 

      Hip internal rotators

    • D. 

      Hip flexors

  • 14. 
    Which of the following muscles is located on the posterior surface of the arm?
    • A. 

      Biceps

    • B. 

      Brachialis

    • C. 

      Triceps

    • D. 

      Brachioradialis

  • 15. 
    The empty can test is used to determine injury to what muscle?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Long head of biceps brachii

  • 16. 
    When an elbow is dislocated, it is important to consider the possibility of what secondary injury?
    • A. 

      Fracture

    • B. 

      Tearing/pinching of the nerves

    • C. 

      Disruption of normal blood supply

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    The Lachman’s Test is used to evaluate stability of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Medial collateral ligament

    • B. 

      Anterior cruciate ligament

    • C. 

      Medial meniscus

    • D. 

      Patellar femoral joint

  • 18. 
    What is the general term applied to a variety of overuse leg conditions that seasonally plague many athletes?
    • A. 

      Tibial periostitis

    • B. 

      Compartment syndrome

    • C. 

      Medial tibial stress syndrome (shin splints)

    • D. 

      Exertional syndrome

  • 19. 
    Of the tests below, which is used to check the integrity of the Achilles tendon?
    • A. 

      Thompson test

    • B. 

      Compression test

    • C. 

      Baker's test

    • D. 

      Greenstick test

  • 20. 
     Which of the following conditions is common to runners and cyclists and is characterized by pain and irritation over the lateral femoral condyle?
    • A. 

      Pes anserine tendonitis

    • B. 

      Iliotibial (IT) band syndrome

    • C. 

      Jumper's knee

    • D. 

      Biceps femoris tendonitis

  • 21. 
    Which of the following muscles is not part of the rotator cuff?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Deltoid

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 22. 
    Which of the following is not a bone of the shoulder?
    • A. 

      Coccyx

    • B. 

      Humerus

    • C. 

      Scapula

    • D. 

      Clavicle

  • 23. 
    What is sciatica?
    • A. 

      Loss of speech

    • B. 

      Loss of limb

    • C. 

      Inflammatory condition of the sciatic nerve

    • D. 

      Irritation of the brain stem

  • 24. 
     Which of the following is not a symptom of a concussion?
    • A. 

      Conscious but with impaired memory

    • B. 

      Unconscious

    • C. 

      Difficulty concentrating

    • D. 

      All are symptoms of concussions

  • 25. 
    What is a characteristic of anemia?
    • A. 

      Low ferritin concentration

    • B. 

      Decreased hemoglobin

    • C. 

      A & B

    • D. 

      None of the above

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