Kinesiology Of The Hip: Trivia Quiz!

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  • 1. 
    Acetabulum is formed by what structures?
    • A. 

      Ilium

    • B. 

      Ischium

    • C. 

      Femor

    • D. 

      Pubis

    • E. 

      Coccyx

  • 2. 
    The socket of the acetabulum faces what directions?
    • A. 

      Medially, slightly inferior, and anteriorly

    • B. 

      Medially, slightly superior, and posteriorly

    • C. 

      Laterally, slightly superior, and posteriorly

    • D. 

      Laterally, slightly inferior, and anteriorly

    • E. 

      Laterally, slightly inferior, and posteriorly

  • 3. 
    The articular surface of the hip joint is located where?
    • A. 

      On the inferior surface

    • B. 

      Along the rim

    • C. 

      Along the head of the femur

    • D. 

      On the posterior surface

    • E. 

      Along the medial and lateral sides of the joint capsule

  • 4. 
    The floor of the hip joint is ...
    • A. 

      Thin and nonarticular

    • B. 

      Thick and articular

    • C. 

      Thin and articular

    • D. 

      Thick and nonarticular

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    The hip joint is deepened by which structure?
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Muscles of the hip

    • C. 

      Acetabulum

    • D. 

      Femur

    • E. 

      Labrum

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a type of connective tissue that helps form the joint capsule?
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

    • C. 

      Muscles

    • D. 

      Labrum

    • E. 

      Synovial fluid

  • 7. 
    Ratio between the diameter of the acetabulum and depth is lowest when?
    • A. 

      At birth

    • B. 

      Puberity

    • C. 

      After skeletal maturity (early-mid 20s)

    • D. 

      After age 40

    • E. 

      After age 65

  • 8. 
    Which of the following describes the shape of the head of the femur?
    • A. 

      Complete sphere

    • B. 

      1/3 sphere

    • C. 

      2/3 sphere

    • D. 

      Cylindrical

    • E. 

      Ball

  • 9. 
    What makes the head of the femur more spherical?
    • A. 

      Hyaline cartilage

    • B. 

      Articular cartilage

    • C. 

      Ligaments

    • D. 

      Tendons

    • E. 

      Acetabulum

  • 10. 
    In what direction does the femoral head face?
    • A. 

      Medially and anteriorly

    • B. 

      Laterally and posteriorly

    • C. 

      Superiorly and medially

    • D. 

      Superiorly and anteriorly

    • E. 

      Medially and posteriorly

  • 11. 
    Articular cartilage is the thickest where?
    • A. 

      Inside the acetabulum

    • B. 

      Head of the femur

    • C. 

      Neck of the femur

    • D. 

      On the rim of acetabulum

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    Overall congruence of the hip joint does what to the femroal head and acetabulum?
    • A. 

      Decreases stress between femoral head and acetabulum

    • B. 

      Allows for the joint to follow the convex-concave rule

    • C. 

      Increases forces between femoral head and acetabulum

    • D. 

      Increases stability

    • E. 

      Provides a larger moment arm

  • 13. 
    Large bending moments in the neck of the femur are sustained by what?
    • A. 

      Articular cartilage

    • B. 

      Ligaments

    • C. 

      Joint capsule

    • D. 

      Trabecular bone

    • E. 

      Calcaneous bone

  • 14. 
    The hip joint is (check all that apply)...
    • A. 

      Triaxial

    • B. 

      Ball and socket

    • C. 

      Synovial

    • D. 

      Synarthrosis

    • E. 

      Hinge

  • 15. 
    The joint capsule of the hip.....
    • A. 

      Surrounds the acetabulum

    • B. 

      Attaches to the greater and lesser trochanters

    • C. 

      Encloses the femoral head and most of the neck

    • D. 

      Attaches to the intertrochanteric line and crest

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    The primary blood supply to the femoral head comes from where?
    • A. 

      Femoral artery

    • B. 

      Neck of the femur

    • C. 

      Arterioles surrounding the head of the femur

    • D. 

      Femoral vein

    • E. 

      Sciatic nerve

  • 17. 
    Ligaments of the hip joint provide which of the following functions?
    • A. 

      Limit hyperextension ROM and reinforce anterior capsule

    • B. 

      Limit ROM in all directions and reinforce anterior capsule

    • C. 

      Limit hyperextension ROM and reinforce posterior capsule

    • D. 

      Limit ROM in all directions and reinforce posterior capsule

    • E. 

      Limits hyperextension only

  • 18. 
    Which of the following characteristics describe the Iliofemoral ligament (check all the apply)?
    • A. 

      Strongest ligament

    • B. 

      Y shaped, with anterior and posterior portions

    • C. 

      Limits extension and abduction

    • D. 

      Limits extension and internal rotation

    • E. 

      Anterior fibers limit extension and external rotation, while superior fibers limit adduction

  • 19. 
    Which of the following characteristics describes the Ischialfemoral ligament (check all the apply)?
    • A. 

      Strongest ligament

    • B. 

      Y shaped, with anterior and posterior portions

    • C. 

      Limits extension and abduction

    • D. 

      Limits extension and internal rotation

    • E. 

      Anterior fibers limit extension and external rotation, while superior fibers limit adduction

  • 20. 
    Which of the following characteristics describes the Pubofemoral ligament (check all the apply)?
    • A. 

      Strongest ligament

    • B. 

      Y shaped, with anterior and posterior portions

    • C. 

      Limits extension and abduction

    • D. 

      Limits extension and internal rotation

    • E. 

      Anterior fibers limit extension and external rotation, while superior fibers limit adduction

  • 21. 
    The ligament to the head of the femur
    • A. 

      Provides mechanical support and blood supply to femoral head

    • B. 

      Provides stabilization and limits hip extension

    • C. 

      Provides little mechanical support and helps stabilize the hip joint

    • D. 

      Provides lirrle mechanical support and inadequate blood supply to femoral head

    • E. 

      Provides stabilization and inadeqaute blood supply to femoral head

  • 22. 
    The stabiltiy of the hip joint is provided by what?
    • A. 

      Bony surfaces

    • B. 

      Strong ligaments

    • C. 

      Muscles that surround the joint

    • D. 

      Both bony surfaces and strong ligaments

    • E. 

      Bony surfaces, strong ligaments, and muscles that surround the hip joint

  • 23. 
    What is the normal femoral neck angle?
    • A. 

      15 degress

    • B. 

      45 degrees

    • C. 

      90 degrees

    • D. 

      125 degress

    • E. 

      150 degress

  • 24. 
    What is the difference between coxa valga and coxa vara?
    • A. 

      Coxa valga descrives excessive femoral neck angle and coxa vara describes normal femoral neck angle.

    • B. 

      Coxa valga describes excessive femoral neck angle and coxa vara describes a lack in femoral neck angle

    • C. 

      Coxa valga describes normal femoral neck angle and coxa vara describes excessive femoral neck angle

    • D. 

      Coxa valga describes normal femoral neck angle and coxa vera describes a lack in femoral neck angle

    • E. 

      Coxa valga describes a lack in femoral neck angle and coxa vara describes excessive femroal neck angle

  • 25. 
    Mechanical effects of coxa valgus and coxa vara include all of the following except:
    • A. 

      Altered muscle moment arm

    • B. 

      Altered joint reaction force alignment

    • C. 

      Altered arrangement of cancellous bone arrays

    • D. 

      Decreased stabilty of the hip joint

    • E. 

      All of the above are mechanical effects

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