Human Body Work

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Human Body Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Deep circular friction should be avoided posterior to the medial epycondyle of the humerus in order to prevent compression of which nerve?
    • A. 

      Median

    • B. 

      Radial

    • C. 

      Ulnar

    • D. 

      Musculocutaneous

  • 2. 
    The massage/bodywork practitioner observes that a client's shoe is abnormally worn down under the medial edge of the heel. Which of the following alignment problems would the practitioner look for?
    • A. 

      Drop-foot

    • B. 

      Pigeon-toed gait

    • C. 

      Over-pronation

    • D. 

      Over-supination

  • 3. 
    Progressive muscular atrophy includes which of the following pathological changes?
    • A. 

      Sensory nerve deficit

    • B. 

      Edema

    • C. 

      Degeneration of motor nerves

    • D. 

      Suppressed immunity

  • 4. 
    According to the TCM, the emotion related to the liver is:
    • A. 

      Joy

    • B. 

      Anger

    • C. 

      Sadness

    • D. 

      Fear

  • 5. 
    Neurons that pick up information from receptors and carry them into the brain or spinal cord are called:
    • A. 

      Motor neurons

    • B. 

      Sensory neurons

    • C. 

      Intemeurons

    • D. 

      Central neurons

  • 6. 
    A massage body/work practitioner may apply ice packs for relief of which of the following conditions?
    • A. 

      Impetigo

    • B. 

      Acute ankle sprain

    • C. 

      Fever

    • D. 

      Lymphedema

  • 7. 
    During deep pressure massage, the massage/bodywork practitioner notices the client holding his breath. The practitioner should FIRST:
    • A. 

      Continue until the soft tissue releases

    • B. 

      Discuss benefits of breathing techniques

    • C. 

      Talk in order to distract the client

    • D. 

      Adjust pressure and check in with the client

  • 8. 
    The portion of the brain that experiences emotions relating to touch memories or tactile experiences in a client with post-traumatic stress disorder:
    • A. 

      Celiac plexus

    • B. 

      Symphatic ganglia

    • C. 

      Frontal lobe

    • D. 

      Limbic system

  • 9. 
    Diffusion of nutrients and gases occurs in which structures of the cardiovascular system?
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Capillaries

    • C. 

      Veins

    • D. 

      Arterioles

  • 10. 
    A potential cause of muscle cramping is:
    • A. 

      Passive stretching

    • B. 

      Stimulation of the tendon organs

    • C. 

      Reciprocal inhibition

    • D. 

      Electrolyte imbalance

  • 11. 
    What percent of products and services received from barter must be declared as income?
    • A. 

      8%

    • B. 

      50%

    • C. 

      80%

    • D. 

      100%

  • 12. 
    What is the term for the degeneration of muscle due to either paralysis or severe lack of exercise?
    • A. 

      Necrosis

    • B. 

      Hypoxia

    • C. 

      Atrophy

    • D. 

      Hypertrophy

  • 13. 
    Yin is associated with which of the following meridians?
    • A. 

      Liver

    • B. 

      Bladder

    • C. 

      Triple Warmer

    • D. 

      Small Intestine

  • 14. 
    If a client has an elevated shoulder, which muscles are adaptively shortened?
    • A. 

      Deltoid and infraspinatus

    • B. 

      Trapezius and levator scapula

    • C. 

      Pectoralis and subclavius

    • D. 

      Latissimus dorsi and subscapularis.

  • 15. 
    During a pre-session interview the client's states the belief that the massage will cure the severe depression the client has been experiencing. The massage/bodywork practitioner should;
    • A. 

      Refer to the client immediately to a psychiatric facility

    • B. 

      Tell the client that massage cures nothing

    • C. 

      Suggest the client seek counseling for the depression

    • D. 

      Agree wholeheartedly and begin the session

  • 16. 
    The earliest symptom of osteoarthritis is?
    • A. 

      Tingling in the extremities

    • B. 

      Pain, usually worse with exercise

    • C. 

      Swelling and radiating heat

    • D. 

      General muscular pain

  • 17. 
    A client's ankle is swollen, tender and warm to the touch and turning black and blue. The massage/bodywork practitioner should treat the injury as an:
    • A. 

      Infarction

    • B. 

      Strain

    • C. 

      Dermatitis

    • D. 

      Sprain

  • 18. 
    Thoracic outlet obstruction syndrome may be characterized by pain and numbness in which of the following areas?
    • A. 

      Ears and jaw

    • B. 

      Neck and arm

    • C. 

      Upper and lower back

    • D. 

      Lower chest and abdomen

  • 19. 
    What is the best approach for a painful neck condition that has worsened over time and it is accompanied by numbness or tingling in the hand?
    • A. 

      Massage and give therapeutic exercises

    • B. 

      Massage and refer to primary health care provider

    • C. 

      Massage focusing on the neck

    • D. 

      Massage focusing on the hips

  • 20. 
    What bony prominence can be felt as the point of the elbow?
    • A. 

      Styloid process

    • B. 

      Coronoid process

    • C. 

      Olecranon process

    • D. 

      Radial Tuberosity