Massage Theory And Practice Quiz (Test #3)

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Massage Theory And Practice Quiz (Test #3)

MASG 2 Course - questions from test #3


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following techniques engage tissues down to the investing layer of deep fascia, using centripetal pressure for each stroke?
    • A. 

      Superficial reflex techniques

    • B. 

      Superficial fluid techniques

    • C. 

      Connective tissue techniques

    • D. 

      Percussive techniques

  • 2. 
    Which technique is commonly used as a transitional stroke between deeper strokes?
    • A. 

      Superficial effleurage

    • B. 

      Static contact

    • C. 

      Superficial stroking

    • D. 

      Fine vibration

  • 3. 
    Which of the following massage techniques increases the circulation of lymph?
    • A. 

      Superficial effleurage

    • B. 

      Static contact

    • C. 

      Superficial stroking

    • D. 

      Fine vibration

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the massage system developed by Emil Vodder that affects the circulation of lymph?
    • A. 

      Manual lymph drainage

    • B. 

      Ryofascial release

    • C. 

      Reiki

    • D. 

      Trager

  • 5. 
    Superficial lymph drainage technique differs from superficial effleurage in that superficial lymph drainage technique:
    • A. 

      Is applied with more pressure

    • B. 

      Uses a nongliding contact

    • C. 

      Achieves diferent outcomes

    • D. 

      Is a much older technique

  • 6. 
    The force of superficial technique is directed towards which tissue layer?
    • A. 

      Skin

    • B. 

      Superficial fat and fascia

    • C. 

      Investing layer of the deep fascia

    • D. 

      Muscle

  • 7. 
    The preferred lubricant for superficial lymph drainage technique is:
    • A. 

      Oil

    • B. 

      Gel

    • C. 

      Lotion

    • D. 

      Powder

  • 8. 
    Which connective tissue technique is sometimes classified as a form of petrissage?
    • A. 

      Skin rolling

    • B. 

      Myofascial release

    • C. 

      Direct fascial technique

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 9. 
    When using friction, you should obtain feedback from mthe client, or retest key signs, at least every:
    • A. 

      2 minutes

    • B. 

      4 minutes

    • C. 

      6 minutes

    • D. 

      8 minutes

  • 10. 
    A technique that can produce a viscoelastic stretch of tissue when it is applied correctly is:
    • A. 

      Clapping

    • B. 

      Direct fascial technique

    • C. 

      Friction

    • D. 

      Fine vibration

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is an extracellular component of connective tissue?
    • A. 

      Collagen

    • B. 

      Fibrocyte

    • C. 

      Chondrocyte

    • D. 

      Mitochondria

  • 12. 
    When performing friction on a superficial structure, the tissues must be:
    • A. 

      Slack

    • B. 

      Stretched

    • C. 

      Neutral

    • D. 

      Cold

  • 13. 
    After applying the first interval of friction to a soft tissue lesion, you may increase the pressure and continue to perform friction, as long as the client reports that the target tissue feels:
    • A. 

      Less tender

    • B. 

      More tender

    • C. 

      Numb

    • D. 

      Like it's burning

  • 14. 
    Direct fascial techniques are contraindicated when:
    • A. 

      A joint is unstable

    • B. 

      An injury is in the chronic stage of healing

    • C. 

      The client is over the age of 50

    • D. 

      Scar tissue restricts motion

  • 15. 
    Friction is appropriate on the site of a traumatic injury when the stage of inflammation is:
    • A. 

      Acute

    • B. 

      Subacute

    • C. 

      Chronic

    • D. 

      Hyperemic

  • 16. 
    "A gliding stroke in which tissue superficial to the investing layer of deep fascia is grasped, continuously lifted, and rolled over underlying tissues in a wave-like motion."  THis statement describes which of the following techniques?
    • A. 

      Direct fascial technique

    • B. 

      Skin rolling

    • C. 

      Muscle squeezing

    • D. 

      Picking-up

  • 17. 
    When some of the length that is gained during a stretch remains after the tensile force is released, the stretch is called:
    • A. 

      Elastic

    • B. 

      Plastic

    • C. 

      Viscoelastic

    • D. 

      Concentric

  • 18. 
    Which physician advocated cross-fiber friction to treat various orthopedic injuries?
    • A. 

      Janet Travell

    • B. 

      James Cyriax

    • C. 

      Milton Trager

    • D. 

      James Mennell

  • 19. 
    "Gradual, palpable, viscoelastic lengthening of connective tissue that occurs with sustained tensile force" defines which technique?
    • A. 

      Shearing

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Plasticity

    • D. 

      Thixotropy

  • 20. 
    "A repetitive, specific, nongliding technique that produces movement between the fibers of dense connective tissue, increasing tissue extensibility and promoting ordered alignment of collagen within the tissues" defines which technique?
    • A. 

      Direct fascial technique

    • B. 

      Myofascial release

    • C. 

      Skin rolling

    • D. 

      Friction

  • 21. 
    The best way to permanently lengthen connective tissue structures without compromising their structural integrity is to apply:
    • A. 

      Prolonged, low-intensity forces

    • B. 

      Prolonged, high-intensity forces

    • C. 

      Short-duration, high-intensity forces

    • D. 

      Short-duration, low-intensity forces

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