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When doing lymphatic drainage, which of the following is the most effective stroke?

a. petrissage
b. pumping
c. pin and stretch
d. tapotement
b. pumping
The sequences and directions of Swedish massage strokes are most adapted to which anatomical or physiological situation?

a. muscle attachments
b. subcutaneous adipose tissue
c. autonomic nervous system
d. lymph drainage and venous return
lymph drainage and venous return
When doing lymphatic drainage which direction do you go?

a. towards the lymph nodes
b. away from nodes
c. superior
d. distal
towards the lymph nodes
Which of the following best describes the effects of massage therapy?

a. increased venous and lymph flow
b. increased venous, decreased arterial flow
c. decreased venous and lymph flow
d. decreased venous, increased arterial flow
increased venous and lymph flow
Which direction do you go in when doing lymph drainage on the extremities?

a. proximal to distal
b. distal to proximal
c. up and down
d. sideways
distal to proximal
When massaging the upper leg in the supine position, which muscle is involved?

a. hamstrings
b. quadriceps
c. gluteals
d. gastrocnemius
quadriceps
When is it OK to engage in a sexual relationship with a client?

a. anytime you want
b. after session is over
c. after ending All professional relationships
d. none of the above
after ending all professional relationships
Massage is contraindicated for which of the following conditions?

a. high blood pressure
b. constipation
c. keloid scar
d. adhesions
high blood pressure
If working the sartorius which of the following endangerment's do you need to be aware of?

a. femoral artery
b. axillary vein
c. popliteal artery
d. sciatic nerve
femoral artery
The iliopsoas hikes up the hip because of its insertion on the?

a. femur
b. greater trochanter
c. lesser trochanter
d. iliac crest
lesser trochanter
Which of the following is an eccentric contraction of rectus abdominus?

a. down phase of a sit-up
b. up phase of a push-up
c. up phase of a leg curl
d. up phase of a sit-up
down phase of a sit-up
The tricuspid valve is found between the?

a. right atrium and right ventricle
b. left ventricle and aorta
c. left ventricle and right ventricle
d. right atrium and left atrium
right atrium and right ventricle
If working the adductors which of the following endangerment's would you have to be aware of?

a. great saphoneous vein
b. iliac artery
c. popliteal vein
d. vertebral artery
great saphoneous vein
Which is a true statement concerning Golgi tendon apparatus?

a. found in joint capsule
b. detects overall tension in tendon
c. originates in the Perkin's fibers
d. activated by the bagel reflex
detects overall tension in tendon
What is considered the Yin center of the body?

a. anterior body
b. posterior body
c. lateral trunk
d. distal extremities
anterior body
Which of the following muscles are adductors?

a. Pectoralis and deltoids
b. pectoralis and latissimus dorsi
c. deltoids and latissimus dorsi
d. biceps and deltoids
pectoralis and latissimus dorsi
Which muscle would be paralyzed if the sciatic nerve was severed?

a. trapezius
b. biceps femoris
c. gluteus maximus
d. erector spinea
biceps femoris
Which most accurately describes the meridian system?

a. energy pathway moving randomly through the body
b. energy pathway moving superficially
c. energy pathway that does not affect organs
d. 2 meridians and 2 vessels are pathways in which energy moves towards the surface of the body affecting organs
2 meridians and 2 vessels are pathways in which energy moves towards the surface of the body affecting organs
Which of the following are symptoms of hypoglycemia?

a. acute fatigue, restlessness, marked irritability, weakness, malaise
b. hyperactive, mood swings, irritable, angry
c. sleepy, hungry, weakness, malaise
d. none of the above
acute fatigue, restlessness, marked irritability, weakness, malaise
Which of the following is the best massage stroke to use on a chronic sprain?

a. transverse friction
b. effleurage
c. pick-up
d. tapotement
transverse friction
What in oriental medicine is considered to be the root of a human being?

a. heart
b. kidney
c. stomach
d. brain
heart
Which condition is present when there is an injury of the ulna nerve at the elbow?

a. inability to flex fingers fully
b. spasticity
c. flaccidity
d. spasm
flaccidity
What vessel is the Yin located in the body?

a. governing vessel
b. energy vessel
c. conception vessel
d. life vessel
conception vessel
The only joint where the axial skeleton articulates with the appendicular skeleton is?

a. sternoclavicular
b. glenohumeral
c. sternoscapular
d. scapularclavicular
sternoclavicular
If someone slipped on the stairs of your practice what type of insurance would be involved?

a. liability insurance
b. malpractice
c. auto
d. life
liability insurance