Sports Medicine Final Exam

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Sports Medicine Final Exam

Please complete the following exam and answer the questions (A,B,C,D, or E). Each question will be worth 2 points. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following definitions best describes the field of "sports medicine"?
    • A. 

      Doctors who provide care to athletes

    • B. 

      Different specialized areas related to performance and injury

    • C. 

      Involves only the team physician and the athletic trainer

    • D. 

      An association with a few professional organizations

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    1. What is an electrolyte disorder that a marathon runner may experience, caused by ingesting large quantities of water and sweating over several hours?
    • A. 

      Heat exhaustion

    • B. 

      Hyperthermia

    • C. 

      Heat cramps

    • D. 

      Hyponatremia

  • 4. 
    1.       What condition is it when there is an apophysitis at the insertion of the patellar tendon on the tibial tubercle?
    • A. 

      Osgood Schlatter's disease

    • B. 

      Patellar tendonitis

    • C. 

      Sever's disease

    • D. 

      Housemaid's knee

  • 5. 
    1. When a sprinter runs the 100 meter dash, what structure within the muscles is primarily being used?
    • A. 

      Muscle spindles

    • B. 

      Golgi Tendon organs

    • C. 

      Fast Twitch fibers

    • D. 

      Slow Twitch fibers

  • 6. 
    A bicep curl using a dumbbell is an example of a/an:
    • A. 

      Isometric exercises

    • B. 

      PNF exercise

    • C. 

      Isokinetic exercise

    • D. 

      Isotonic exercise

  • 7. 
    1. If a uniform becomes saturated with blood, what is the proper action that should be taken for the athlete to continue participation?
    • A. 

      No action should be taken and the athlete should continue without interruption

    • B. 

      The blood should be rinsed off with water

    • C. 

      The uniform should be changed at halftime

    • D. 

      The uniform should be changed immediately

  • 8. 
    1. Of the professionals listed below, who has the ultimate responsibility for the total health care of the student athlete?
    • A. 

      School nurse

    • B. 

      Physician

    • C. 

      Athletic trainer

    • D. 

      Coach

  • 9. 
    1. What are the components of ABCs (CAB) in CPR?
    • A. 

      Airway, beating, compression

    • B. 

      Airway, breathing, compression

    • C. 

      Asystole, beating, compression

    • D. 

      Airway, breathing, circulation

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    Which of the following organizations is responsible for helmet certification standards?
    • A. 

      Athletic Equipment Manager Association

    • B. 

      National Collegiate Athletic Association

    • C. 

      American National Standards Institution

    • D. 

      National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Standards

  • 12. 
    1. Which of the following structures is not a tarsal bone?
    • A. 

      Navicular

    • B. 

      Metatarsal

    • C. 

      Talus

    • D. 

      Cuboid

  • 13. 
    1. 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

  • 14. 
    1. What is another name for ‘flat feet’?
    • A. 

      Pes planus

    • B. 

      Pes cavus

    • C. 

      Pes equine

    • D. 

      Hallux rigidus

  • 15. 
    1. 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

  • 16. 
    1.          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

  • 17. 
    1.          The closed basket weave taping techniques is used to support which of the following
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Ankle

    • C. 

      Shin

    • D. 

      Knee

  • 18. 
    1.          Of the terms below, which is not a movement of the foot?
    • A. 

      Inversion

    • B. 

      Plantar flexion

    • C. 

      Dorsiflexion

    • D. 

      Aversion

  • 19. 
    1. 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

  • 20. 
    1. 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

  • 21. 
    1. A positive Thomas Test indicates tightness in which muscle group?
    • A. 

      Hip adductors

    • B. 

      Hip extensors

    • C. 

      Hip internal rotators

    • D. 

      Hip flexors

  • 22. 
    Which of the following muscles is located on the posterior surface of the arm?
    • A. 

      Biceps

    • B. 

      Brachialis

    • C. 

      Triceps

    • D. 

      Brachioradialis

  • 23. 
    1. The empty can test is used to determine injury to what muscle?
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Deltoid

    • C. 

      Infraspinatus

    • D. 

      Long head of biceps brachii

  • 24. 
    1.          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

  • 25. 
    1.          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

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