Sports Therapist - Qp17

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Sports Therapist - Qp17

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Cross Fibre massage is a  movement that relaxes and lengthens the muscle which is being worked on.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Cross fibre massage is only effective on localised areas of ______ muscle, and this form of massage is very useful for breaking down scar tissue and localised areas of tension felt within the muscle
    • A. 

      Traumatised

    • B. 

      Relaxed

  • 3. 
    This form of Cross fibre massage will help to:-  (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Remove muscle lesions formed from trauma or overuse.

    • B. 

      The patient’s tolerance increases.

    • C. 

      Restore normal function within a muscle and maintain full contractibility.

    • D. 

      Speed up localised healing.

  • 4. 
    Artificially compressing the muscle has the same effects as exercise.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Deep longitudinal stroking is generally achieved by applying _____ pressure along the length of a muscle.
    • A. 

      Light

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Medium

  • 6. 
    Deep Longitudinal Stroking will help to:-  (Select Two)
    • A. 

      Lengthen and stretch the muscle

    • B. 

      Re-establish vascular channels within a muscle.

    • C. 

      Induce muscle relaxation.

  • 7. 
    One of the most useful techniques for muscle spasm is to apply deep pressure into the centre of a muscle and hold for up to two minutes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Kinesiology can help to ______ the muscles, and pressure applied away from the centres of a muscle can help it to relax, this must be done towards the tendon ends well away from the centre.
    • A. 

      Strengthen

    • B. 

      Shorten

    • C. 

      Relax

  • 9. 
    General lymph drainage should form part of general massage routines as the lymph system relies heavily on muscular contraction to return its fluid to the venous vessels in the chest.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The main advantages of mechanical massage over hand massage are:- (Select Three)
    • A. 

      Shorter treatment times are needed.

    • B. 

      Some nervous patients will not like it.

    • C. 

      Greater depth of penetration.

    • D. 

      Less tiring on the therapist.

  • 11. 
    Intra-Sound can be very useful for treating localised areas of pain or tissue damage such as muscle ______ or fibrositis.
    • A. 

      Lesion

    • B. 

      Scar