Sports Massage - Qp9

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Sports Massage Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Nearly all sportsmen or woman will be able to recall some problem with back pain from a minor niggle to the more serious disc or spinal problem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The majority of injuries are in the :-  ( Select Three)
    • A. 

      Lumbar area of the back

    • B. 

      The neck

    • C. 

      The thoracic area

    • D. 

      The arm

  • 3. 
    As the majority of injuries are muscular in origin, the sports therapist can effectively treat with massage, exercise and electrical treatments, most of the injuries that occur.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Back pain can also be referred from other areas of the body such as the hamstrings or arms.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
     The piriformis muscle is quite a short, strong muscle that when in spasm, may radiate pain through the lower back and also down the back of the leg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    'Trigger Points' are areas on the body, which on palpation may produce pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The sports that create most problems are contact sports such as:-  (Select Two)
    • A. 

      Rugby

    • B. 

      Butterfly stroke in swimming

    • C. 

      Jogging

  • 8. 
    The back is a complicated structure consisting of vertebrae or bones of the spine, each vertebrae having two synovial joints and a series of______ that restrict the movement at each vertebrae.
    • A. 

      Ligaments

    • B. 

      Tendons

  • 9. 
    The piriformis muscle is a deep muscle of the ______  that commonly spasms causing low back pain and sometimes sciatic pain.
    • A. 

      Buttock

    • B. 

      Thigh

  • 10. 
    Always refer any condition that seems other than a muscular problem or presents with any of the following symptoms:-   (Select Four)
    • A. 

      Loss of sensation in the legs, feet, arms or hands.

    • B. 

      Incorrect walking and sitting habits.

    • C. 

      Numbness or tingling in the legs, feet, arms or hands.

    • D. 

      Pain that does not improve when resting.

    • E. 

      Loss of normal function ( foot drop or dragging etc.)

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