Biomechanics Of Shoulder Joint Quiz

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How much do you know about the biomechanics of shoulder joint? Can you answer some challenging questions in this quiz? If yes, then try your luck, and you will not only test your knowledge about biomechanics of the shoulder joint, but you will also learn something you may not have known before. So, take this challenge and score at least 70 percent on this quiz. Sounds easy, right? Well, it's not that easy. Let's see what you have got!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Moving the arm away from the midline of the body is [Blank]______.
    • A. 

      Bending

    • B. 

      Alteration

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Adduction

  • 2. 
    Which of these is not specifically a joint movement?
    • A. 

      Flexion

    • B. 

      Breathing

    • C. 

      Adduction

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 3. 
    Moving the arm toward the midline of the body is abduction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Most rotator cuff tears and impingement happen with this muscle.
    • A. 

      Supraspinatus

    • B. 

      Infraspinatus

    • C. 

      Teres Minor

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 5. 
    A rotator cuff tear is the tear of the rotator cuff tendon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    As part of the rotator cuff, these two muscles help hold the humeral head in the glenoid cavity of the scapula. They work in tandem with the posterior deltoid to externally (laterally) rotate the humerus, as well as perform adduction, extension, and transverse extension.
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Teres Minor

    • C. 

      Supraspinatus

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

  • 7. 
    Which one is not a function of the supraspinatus muscle?
    • A. 

      Rotates the head of the humerus medially (internal rotation)

    • B. 

      Contraction leads to abduction of the arm at the shoulder joint

    • C. 

      Helps to resist the inferior gravitational forces placed across the shoulder joint due to the downward pull from the weight of the upper limb

    • D. 

      Helps to stabilize the shoulder joint by keeping the head of the humerus firmly pressed medially against the glenoid fossa of the scapula

  • 8. 
    Which muscle is a powerful defense to the front of the shoulder joint, preventing displacement of the head of the humerus?
    • A. 

      Infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Supraspinatus

    • C. 

      Teres Minor

    • D. 

      Subscapularis

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