Exercise Physiology - Qp1

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Exercise Physiology - Qp1

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The human skeleton is made up of 206 bones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The basic functions of the skeletal system includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Support

    • B. 

      Preparation

    • C. 

      Movement

    • D. 

      Blood storage

    • E. 

      Mineral storage

  • 3. 
    The appendicular skeleton includes all the appendages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    During exercise the internal intercostals contract and help to pull the ribcage upwards.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The fibula acts as a support to the ankle and to the muscles of the lower leg.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    There are ______ basic types of cartilage found in the body.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

  • 7. 
    The skeleton continues to grow in length and strength well into the early teens depending on the lifestyle adopted.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Exercise has many beneficial effects for the skeletal system: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Skeletal tissues become stronger because exercise stresses the bones.

    • B. 

      Elastic cartilage thickens protecting the bones from wear and tear.

    • C. 

      Tendons thicken and can withstand greater muscular force.

    • D. 

      Ligaments stretch slightly enabling a greater range of movement at the joint.

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