Sports Therapist - Qp20

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Sports Therapist - Qp20

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Ultra-sound is probably the least common piece of equipment used by the sports therapist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The original ultrasonic generators as used in the ______ were cumbersome, often too powerful and emitted a very unreliable sound wave.
    • A. 

      1920's

    • B. 

      1930's

    • C. 

      1940's

    • D. 

      1950's

  • 3. 
    Ultrasound is safe and easy to use, as long as the contra-indications are observed and treatment parameters are maintained.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Most of the injuries we wish to treat are around joints or deep muscle, so we need a 3 MHz machine to get enough penetration to be effective.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Effects of sound waves on the tissues includes: (Select three)
    • A. 

      Mechanical

    • B. 

      Neural

    • C. 

      Hormonal

    • D. 

      Thermal

  • 6. 
    Contra-indications includes: (Select four)
    • A. 

      Tumours either benign or malignant.

    • B. 

      Acute Sepsis or bacterial infection.

    • C. 

      After radiotherapy for 12 months.

    • D. 

      Over implanted pace-makers.

    • E. 

      Over the - cardiac region.

  • 7. 
    Continuous Setting is best used on acute injuries where no inflammation is present.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    If the treatment has no effect on the condition increase the power and treatment times.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The most common method of application is by direct contact with the skin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False