Sports Therapist - Qp16

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Sports Therapist - Qp16

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    There are basic movements in massage therapy includes: (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Effleurage, an extremely important movement in massage.

    • B. 

      Petrissage is generally a kneading movement applied with pressure.

    • C. 

      Friction, chiefly operated by the thumbs to affect underlying tissues.

    • D. 

      Movements to soothe the nerves

  • 2. 
    Effleurage is used in the beginning of all movements and is used to soothe the______ , inducing relaxation.
    • A. 

      Nervous

    • B. 

      Joints

  • 3. 
    Effleurage movement may be done with the lightest ______ of the tips of the fingers, or with the whole palm or surface of the hand in different ways, and with various degrees of pressure.
    • A. 

      Touch

    • B. 

      Stroke

  • 4. 
    All effleurage movements should be towards the heart, the lower extremities from the toes upwards and from the fingers to the shoulders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Petrissage is considered to be the most important movement in massage and in Petrissage the muscles and other tissues are: (Select Two)
    • A. 

      The nerves, blood vessels, lymph vessels, glands and all the tissues are stimulated.

    • B. 

      Very small muscles.

    • C. 

      By alternate compression and relaxation the lymph is forced out of the spaces and into the lymphatics.

  • 6. 
    Petrissage is a deep movement and is used by utilising the thumb and the index finger, or the palms of both hands, and is used mainly on the ______ muscles which biceps and triceps.
    • A. 

      Large

    • B. 

      Short

    • C. 

      Back

  • 7. 
    Friction is a firm movement, obviously more forcible than the stroke movement of effleurage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Friction is manipulation aimed at loosening hardened ______ around joints and tendons, and it is also good for areas where inflammation has caused an unrequired deposit.
    • A. 

      Tissue

    • B. 

      Skin

  • 9. 
    Friction is extremely useful in a circular motion (generally anti-clockwise) on the small muscles that Petrissage is not able to reach.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Tapotement includes many movements which consist of a vibratory nature and includes:(Select Three)
    • A. 

      Circular motion

    • B. 

      Hacking

    • C. 

      Beating

    • D. 

      Tapping

  • 11. 
    Beating is another descriptive phrase and it can also be referred to as ______ , and it is performed by the hands making a sort of scoop or cup which then strikes the muscles under treatment, using a very rapid movement.
    • A. 

      Striking

    • B. 

      Cupping

    • C. 

      Hacking

  • 12. 
    The larynx is vibrated by a thumb and finger being placed on either side of the Thyroid cartilage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False