Basic Biomechanics

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Basic Biomechanics - Quiz

Biomechanics is a combination of two words, which in unison refer to the study of the mechanical laws concerned to the movement of living organisms. Take up the quiz below and test your knowledge on the subject. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Science of study of human motion it brings together the fields of anatomy physiology, biomechanics, physics & geometry relating them to human nature

    • A.

      Kinematics

    • B.

      Kinetics

    • C.

      Kinesiology

    • D.

      Statics

    Correct Answer
    C. Kinesiology
    Explanation
    Kinesiology is the correct answer because it is the science of studying human motion and it brings together the fields of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, physics, and geometry, relating them to human nature. Kinesiology focuses on understanding how the body moves and functions, including the mechanics and dynamics of human motion. It is a multidisciplinary field that encompasses various aspects of human movement and is often used in areas such as sports science, physical therapy, and ergonomics.

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  • 2. 

    The branch of physics dealing with the study of forces and the motion produced by their actions.m

    • A.

      Mechanics

    • B.

      Biomechanics

    • C.

      Statics

    • D.

      Kinetics

    Correct Answer
    A. Mechanics
    Explanation
    Mechanics is the correct answer because it is the branch of physics that focuses on studying forces and the resulting motion. It involves analyzing the behavior of objects under the influence of various forces, such as gravity or friction. By studying mechanics, scientists can understand and predict how objects will move and interact with each other. Biomechanics, on the other hand, specifically applies the principles of mechanics to the study of biological systems. Statics and kinetics are sub-disciplines of mechanics that deal with the equilibrium of forces and the motion of objects, respectively.

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  • 3. 

    Involves taking principles & methods of mechanics & applying them to the structure & function of the human body

    • A.

      Kinesiology

    • B.

      Biomechanics

    • C.

      Kinetics

    Correct Answer
    B. Biomechanics
    Explanation
    Biomechanics is the correct answer because it involves taking principles and methods of mechanics and applying them to the structure and function of the human body. This field of study focuses on understanding how forces and movements affect the body and its systems. By studying biomechanics, researchers and practitioners can gain insights into the mechanics of human movement, which can be useful in areas such as sports performance, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.

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  • 4. 

    Deals with factors associated with nonmoving or nearly nonmoving systems.

    • A.

      Mechanics

    • B.

      Statics

    • C.

      Osteokinematics

    • D.

      Kinetics

    Correct Answer
    B. Statics
    Explanation
    Statics is the branch of mechanics that deals with the analysis of forces on objects that are not in motion or are in a state of equilibrium. It focuses on the study of the balance of forces and moments acting on a system. In this context, the given answer "Statics" is the correct choice as it aligns with the description provided, which refers to factors associated with nonmoving or nearly nonmoving systems.

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  • 5. 

    Factors associated with moving systems & can be divided into kinetics and kinematics

    • A.

      Dynamics

    • B.

      Mechanics

    • C.

      Statics

    • D.

      Kinetics

    Correct Answer
    A. Dynamics
    Explanation
    The factors associated with moving systems can be divided into two categories: kinetics and kinematics. Kinetics refers to the study of the forces and motion of objects, while kinematics focuses on the description of motion without considering the forces involved. Dynamics encompasses both kinetics and kinematics, making it the correct answer as it encompasses the study of both the forces and motion of moving systems. Mechanics and statics are related fields but do not encompass both kinetics and kinematics, making them incorrect choices.

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  • 6. 

    Deals with forces causing movement in a system

    • A.

      Kinematics

    • B.

      Biomechanics

    • C.

      Dynamics

    • D.

      Kinetics

    Correct Answer
    D. Kinetics
    Explanation
    Kinetics is the branch of physics that deals with the forces causing movement in a system. It focuses on the study of the causes of motion, including the forces and torques that act on objects. Kinetics is concerned with the analysis of how objects move and the factors that affect their motion, such as gravity, friction, and applied forces. It is different from kinematics, which is the branch of physics that describes motion without considering the forces causing it. Biomechanics, on the other hand, is the study of the mechanics of living organisms, while dynamics refers to the study of motion and the forces that cause it.

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  • 7. 

    Involves the time, space and mass aspects of a moving system

    • A.

      Kinetics

    • B.

      Biomechanics

    • C.

      Kinematics

    • D.

      Mechanics

    Correct Answer
    C. Kinematics
    Explanation
    Kinematics is the correct answer because it is the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of objects without considering the forces that cause the motion. It focuses on the time, space, and mass aspects of a moving system, which are mentioned in the question. Kinematics involves studying concepts such as displacement, velocity, and acceleration to describe and analyze the motion of objects.

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  • 8. 

    Focuses on the manner in which bones move in space without regard to the movement of joint surfaces such as shoulder flexion/extension.

    • A.

      Osteokinematics

    • B.

      Arthrokinematics

    • C.

      Kinetics

    • D.

      Biomechanics

    Correct Answer
    A. Osteokinematics
    Explanation
    Osteokinematics refers to the study of the movement of bones in space, regardless of the movement of joint surfaces. It focuses on the overall motion and position of bones, rather than the specific movements of joint surfaces such as flexion or extension in the shoulder. This term is used to describe the gross movements and range of motion of bones in the body.

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  • 9. 

    Deals with the manner in which adjoining joint surfaces move in relation to each other that is the same of opposite direction

    • A.

      Arthrokinematics

    • B.

      Osterokinematics

    • C.

      Dynamics

    • D.

      Mechanics

    Correct Answer
    A. Arthrokinematics
    Explanation
    Arthrokinematics refers to the study of the movement between the joint surfaces. It focuses on the specific motions and relationships between the adjoining joint surfaces, including how they move in relation to each other. This can involve analyzing the direction and type of movement, such as sliding, rolling, or spinning, that occurs between the joint surfaces. Therefore, arthrokinematics is the most appropriate term to describe the given explanation.

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  • 10. 

    What are the three parts of a lever

    • A.

      Force

    • B.

      Axis

    • C.

      Resistance

    • D.

      All of Above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of Above
    Explanation
    A lever is a simple machine consisting of a rigid bar that rotates around a fixed point called the axis. The three parts of a lever are force, axis, and resistance. The force is the effort applied to the lever, the axis is the point where the lever pivots or rotates, and the resistance is the load or weight being moved. All of these components are necessary for a lever to function properly, making "All of Above" the correct answer.

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  • 11. 

    The middle of a first class lever is a Axis ?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    In a first-class lever, the axis (or fulcrum) is located in the middle. This means that the effort and the load are on opposite sides of the axis. When the effort is applied, it causes the lever to rotate around the axis, resulting in the movement of the load. Therefore, the statement that the middle of a first-class lever is an axis is true.

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  • 12. 

    What are the three parts of a lever ?

    • A.

      Force

    • B.

      Resistance

    • C.

      Arm

    • D.

      Axis

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Force
    B. Resistance
    D. Axis
    Explanation
    A lever is a simple machine consisting of a rigid bar that rotates around a fixed point called the axis. The three essential parts of a lever are: force, which is the effort applied to the lever to make it move; resistance, which is the load or weight being lifted or moved by the lever; and the arm, which is the distance between the axis and the point where the force is applied or the resistance is located. These three parts work together to amplify or change the direction of the force applied to the lever.

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  • 13. 

    What is in the middle of a third class lever?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Force
    Explanation
    In a third class lever, the force is located between the fulcrum and the load. The load is the object being moved, the fulcrum is the pivot point, and the force is the effort applied to move the load. The force is positioned closer to the fulcrum than the load, which means that a greater force is required to move the load. Therefore, the force is in the middle of a third class lever.

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  • 14. 

    Where is the resistance located in a third class lever

    Correct Answer(s)
    Opposite end
    Explanation
    In a third class lever, the resistance is located at the opposite end of the lever from the effort. This means that the resistance is positioned farther away from the fulcrum compared to the effort. In this type of lever, the effort is applied closer to the fulcrum, which allows for a greater mechanical advantage. The resistance being located at the opposite end requires more effort to overcome it, but it also allows for a larger range of motion and speed.

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  • 15. 

    Where is the axis located in a second class lever?

    Correct Answer(s)
    At the end
    Explanation
    In a second class lever, the axis is located at the end. This means that the fulcrum or pivot point, around which the lever rotates, is positioned at the end of the lever. Second class levers have the load located between the axis and the effort, which allows for greater force to be applied to the load with less effort. Examples of second class levers include wheelbarrows and nutcrackers.

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  • 16. 

    What is the middle of a second class lever? 

    Correct Answer(s)
    resistance
    Explanation
    In a second-class lever, the load is located between the effort and the fulcrum. This setup allows for lifting heavy loads with less effort, as seen in wheelbarrows. The arrangement maximizes mechanical advantage by placing the effort further from the fulcrum than the load, making lifting easier with less force.

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  • 17. 

    Where is the axis located in a first class lever?

    Correct Answer(s)
    Between the force and resistance, in between the resistance and force
    Explanation
    In a first-class lever, the axis is located between the force and resistance. This means that the axis acts as the fulcrum, or pivot point, around which the lever rotates. The force is applied on one side of the axis, while the resistance is located on the other side. This arrangement allows for the force to be multiplied or redirected to overcome the resistance.

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