Exercise Physiology - Qp5

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Exercise Physiology - Qp5

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When trying to analyse a movement, it is necessary to consider the following: (Select three)
    • A. 

      The movement patterns occurring at joints as a result of the movement.

    • B. 

      The muscles, or group of muscles, responsible for the movement.

    • C. 

      The axes and planes in which the movements occur.

    • D. 

      The function of the nerves.

  • 2. 
    The prime mover of elbow extension is the triceps brachii muscle, and is assisted by the much smaller anconeus muscle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The forearm muscles can be divided into ______ roughly equal groups depending on their function.
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      Four

  • 4. 
    The shoulder girdle is a hinge joint where the clavicle articulates with the scapula, usually moving as a unit.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The spinal column fulfils many functions which includes:  (Select three)
    • A. 

      Weight bearing

    • B. 

      Provide stamina

    • C. 

      Acts as a shock absorber

    • D. 

      Allows movement

  • 6. 
    The hip joint is reinforced by extremely strong ligaments, making it much more difficult to dislocate than the shoulder.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The elbow is a hinge joint, with the distal end of the humerus articulating with the proximal end of both the radius and ulna.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The wrist is a condyloid joint, where the distal end of the radius and ulna articulate with 4 of the carpal bones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    At the ankle joint, flexion and extension are the main movements, which are caused by the quadriceps group of muscles.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The ankle joint is a hinge joint, the talus articulates with the tibia and fibula.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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