U6+ (aug 6, Austin)

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Please answer the following questions related to your recent Trigger Point U6+ training. Once you complete the test, we will grade your essays. If you pass (80% or higher), we will send you a certificate via e-mail. If you fail, you will be notified and advised on what to study. You will then be allowed one re-take. If you have any questions, please e-mail Kim at [email protected] Com.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please enter your e-mail address so we can send your certificate upon successful completion.
  • 2. 
    The Footballer is primarily used to target the                         muscle.
    • A. 

      Soleus

    • B. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • C. 

      Arch of the foot

    • D. 

      Peroneals

  • 3. 
    Which TPPT tool can be used to address the VMO?
    • A. 

      Quadballer

    • B. 

      Footballer

    • C. 

      Massage Ball

    • D. 

      Both Quadballer and Massage Ball

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is not one of the Ultimate Six?
    • A. 

      Quadriceps

    • B. 

      Psoas

    • C. 

      Piriformis

    • D. 

      Hamstrings

  • 5. 
    The SMR technique developed by Cassidy Phillips is called                     .
    • A. 

      Graston Technique

    • B. 

      Deep Tissue Massage Technique

    • C. 

      Myofascial Compression Technique

    • D. 

      Trigger Point Technique

  • 6. 
    When using the Quadballer, the best massage approach is to                       .
    • A. 

      Roll up 1 inches and down 1/2 inch

    • B. 

      Continuously roll in one direction

    • C. 

      Apply constant pressure for 1 minute

    • D. 

      Roll up 3 inches and down 1 inch

  • 7. 
    Consistent use of the Trigger Point Performance tools results in optimal                        .
    • A. 

      Length-tension relationships

    • B. 

      Biomechanics

    • C. 

      Adhesion formation

    • D. 

      Length-tension relationships & biomechanics

  • 8. 
    All biomechanical inefficiencies in the body are addressed                       .
    • A. 

      In the pelvic region

    • B. 

      From the ground up

    • C. 

      Where the inefficiency is seen

    • D. 

      Above the knee

  • 9. 
    Every bone has a muscle that surrounds it and every joint has a                  and a                    that support it.
    • A. 

      Ligament, nerve

    • B. 

      Muscle, ligament

    • C. 

      Tendon, muscle

    • D. 

      Nerve, tendon

  • 10. 
    Trigger Point Therapy allows you the opportunity to improve                         .
    • A. 

      Muscle elasticity

    • B. 

      Muscle pliability

    • C. 

      Range of motion

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    Trigger Point Performance Therapy believes that most chronic pain in the hamstrings is caused by                      .
    • A. 

      Overstretched quadriceps

    • B. 

      Anterior pelvic tilt

    • C. 

      Shoulder dysfunction

    • D. 

      Dorsiflexion

  • 12. 
    The Sciatic Nerve is located deep within or beside the                    muscle.
    • A. 

      Piriformis

    • B. 

      Brachialis

    • C. 

      Psoas

    • D. 

      Anterior tibialis

  • 13. 
                          is an essential factor contributing to optimal tissue tolerance.
    • A. 

      Hydration

    • B. 

      Scar tissue

    • C. 

      Adhesions

    • D. 

      Static stretching

  • 14. 
    The muscles in the back of the lower leg are directly related to                     function.
    • A. 

      Peroneal

    • B. 

      Popliteal tendon

    • C. 

      Patella

    • D. 

      Foot

  • 15. 
    How do Trigger Point products and methodologies improve elasticity in the muscle?
    • A. 

      Through reciprocal inhibition

    • B. 

      By improving lactic acid build-up in the muscle

    • C. 

      By providing fresh oxygenated blood flow to the muscle

    • D. 

      By strengthening the sympathetic nervous system

  • 16. 
    When should Trigger Point Performance Therapy primarily occur?
    • A. 

      Before a workout

    • B. 

      During a workout

    • C. 

      Any time of day

    • D. 

      At night

  • 17. 
    When using the Myofascial Compression Technique, take the                    limb to the muslce being work through a range of motion.
    • A. 

      Proximal

    • B. 

      Distal

    • C. 

      Adjacent

    • D. 

      Parallel

  • 18. 
    Which of the following areas are associated with trigger points in the peroneus muscle?
    • A. 

      Peroneal tendonitis lateral

    • B. 

      Leg Compartmental Syndrome

    • C. 

      Ankle pain

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 19. 
    How do you differentiate the TPPT products from any other products on the market (i.e., tennis balls, foam rollers, etc.)?
  • 20. 
    What is muscle elasticity? Why is it important? How is it achieved?
  • 21. 
    Where and when will you incorporate the Trigger Point Performance Therapy tools with your clients/athletes?