The Body Posture Quiz! Trivia

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The Body Posture Quiz! Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Poor posture is a faulty relationship of the various parts of the body, which produces increased strain on the supporting structures and in which there is less efficient balance of the body over its base of support.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true regarding vertebral curves?
    • A. 

      There are 4 curves

    • B. 

      They are anterior-posterior (AP)

    • C. 

      They provide the vertebral column w/ more strength and resilience

    • D. 

      It is 10X stronger than if a straight rod

  • 3. 
    ___________________ ____________________ is the foundation of movement.
  • 4. 
    Deviation from postural ideal alters the efficiency of biomechanical system subjecting it to ________________.
  • 5. 
    The point around which a rigid body rotates at a given instant of time.
    • A. 

      Force couple

    • B. 

      Path of instantaneous center of rotation (PICR)

    • C. 

      Line of gravity

    • D. 

      Lordosis

  • 6. 
    Two forces of equal magnitude but opposite direction with parallel lines of application.
    • A. 

      Force couple

    • B. 

      Path of instantaneous center of rotation (PICR)

    • C. 

      Line of gravity

    • D. 

      Lordosis

  • 7. 
    The force couple causes the body to rotate around an axis perpendicular to the plane of the forces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The major determinant of PICR is the force couple on the joint.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    ________ __ _________ indication of faulty muscle synergy in force couple.
  • 10. 
    Efficiency & longevity of the biomechanical system requires maintenance of ideal movement patterns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following are contributors to Impaired Posture and Movement?
    • A. 

      ROM

    • B. 

      Muscle length

    • C. 

      Joint integrity/mobility

    • D. 

      Muscle performance

    • E. 

      Motor control

    • F. 

      Pain

    • G. 

      Neural integrity/mobility

  • 12. 
    Education regarding attention to postural alignment in frequently held/prolonged positions is key to:
    • A. 

      Optimizing jt. postions during rest & function

    • B. 

      Reducing tension placed on elongated muscles

    • C. 

      Improving muscle balance through increasing tension placed on shortened muscles

  • 13. 
    Adjunctive Interventions include:
    • A. 

      Corsets/Bracing

    • B. 

      Orthotics

    • C. 

      Taping

    • D. 

      Photographs/mirrors for feedback

  • 14. 
    Forward head posture includes:
    • A. 

      Increased flexion of lower cervical/upper thoracic region/ Increased ext of capital extension

    • B. 

      Plumb line posterior to lumbar bodies

    • C. 

      Protracted scapulae

    • D. 

      Lengthened abdominals

  • 15. 
    Increased lumbar lordosis includes:
    • A. 

      >30 degrees of lumbosacral angle

    • B. 

      Lengthened hip flexors

    • C. 

      Shortened lumbar extensors

    • D. 

      Lengthened abdominals

    • E. 

      Posterior pelvic tilt

    • F. 

      Approximation of lumbar facets/narrowing of intervertebral space

  • 16. 
    Increased Thoracic kyphosis includes:
    • A. 

      Plumb line significantly anterior to thoracic vertebrae

    • B. 

      Protracted scapulae

    • C. 

      Lengthened pectorals, intercostals & scapular protractors/upward rotators

    • D. 

      Often accompanies increased lumbar lordosis

    • E. 

      Lengthened thoracic spinal extensors, scapular retractors/downward rotators

  • 17. 
    Sway back (slouched/relaxed) Posture includes:
    • A. 

      Entire pelvic segment shifted posteriorly

    • B. 

      Hip extension, thorax shifted posteriorly, Usually forward head

    • C. 

      Shortened upper abs, intercostals, hip extensors & lumbar extensors

    • D. 

      Lengthened lower abs, thoracic extensors & hip flexors

  • 18. 
    Flat low-back (Decreased Lumbar Lordosis) includes:
    • A. 

      Decreased lumbosacral angle

    • B. 

      Hip extension

    • C. 

      Anterior pelvic tilt

    • D. 

      Lengthened trunk flexors/hip extensors

    • E. 

      Lengthened lumbar extensors & possibly hip flexors

  • 19. 
    Flat upper back includes:
    • A. 

      Decreased thoracic kyphosis

    • B. 

      Depressed scapulae/ Clavicle/ and decreased cervical lordosis

    • C. 

      Lengthened thoracic extensor & scapular retractors

    • D. 

      Lengthened scapular protractors & intercostals

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