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The body's most important biological function is?
Survival
-Digestion
-Respiration
-Reproduction
-Survival
How many lobes are found in the right lung?
3
-1
-2
-3
-4
Joints are classified according to degree of mobility. How many of these classifications are there?
3
-5
-6
-3
-2
Which organ is not in the abdominopelvic cavity?
Kidney
-Kidney
-Spleen
-Urinary bladder
-Stomach


Universal precautions are used to avoid the spread of:
Viruses and Bacteria
(Both answers a and c)
-Viruses
-Energy
-Bacteria
-Both answers a and c.

A therapist's body mechanics is extremely important in preventing injury, body fatigue, and muscle strain. Which is the INCORRECT statement?
Good body mechanics, while important to the therapist's well-being, really do not affect themassage itself
-A therapist should bend knees & keep back straight
-Good body mechanics, while important to the therapist's well-being, really do not affect themassage itself.
-Hands & elbows should remain close to the body, with shoulders and wrists relaxed.
-Proper balance on both feet, with knees flexed & using legs, pelvis, & torso to provide therequired leverage, gives the therapist the strength needed to apply pressure.
During treatment, if lighting is too bright:
Dim the lights
-Offer a cloth to put over the eyes
-Tell patient to shut eyes tight
-Adjust the blinds
-Dim the lights
What effect does massage have on the tissues directly worked on?
Mechanical effect
-Side effect
-Mechanical effect
-Pressure effect
-Reflex effect

When attempting to improve venous flow?
First massage the area proximal to the injury
-First massage the area proximal to the injury
-First massage the opposite side
-First massage the area distal to injury
-Massage does not affect venous flow
Away from the torso means?
Distal
-Lateral
-Distal
-Proximal
-Superior


Back pain can be caused by:
-Shortened hip flexors
-Tight hamstrings
-Pes planus
(All of the above)
-Shortened hip flexors
-Tight hamstrings
-Pes planus
-All of the above
Steam inhalation would be classified as a type of:
Hydrotherapy
-Breathing
-Massage
-Hydrotherapy
-Energy work
Androgens are?
Male sex hormones
-Growth hormones
-Male sex hormones
-Target cells
-Crew members of the S.S. Enterprise
What are the primary functions of muscles?
Heat production, posture and movement
-Heat production, posture and movement
-Vit. D production, posture, support
-Support, movement, mineral storage
-Heat production, movement, and hempoeisis


The intervertebral disc/vertebra is what type joint?
Amphiarthrotic
-Synarthrotic
-Amphiarthrotic
-Diarthrotic
-Condyloid

Your client has chronic low back, problems. While prone, she complains of pain in the low back. What should you do first?
Place pillow under her abdomen.
-Place pillow under her abdomen.
-Place more pillows under her feet.
-Ask her to breathe into the pain & it will go away
-Terminate the massage session
All the following techniques can be used to treat the shoulder except
Joint manipulation
-Kneading
-Joint manipulation
-Range of motion and stretch
-Joint mobilizations
What effect would systemic heat treatments have on a patient with diabetes?
Decrease blood sugar
-Increase blood sugar
-Cause hemorrhage
-Decrease blood sugar
-No effect

The diaphragm flattens during?
Inspiration
-Expiration
-Inspiration
-Pneumothorax
-Forceful Heimlich maneuvers
The procedure that uses a bouncing movement to improve the flow of lymph through the entire system is called lymphatic __________?
Pump manipulation
-Bounce
-Sway
-Purging
-Pump manipulation
In reference to lymph drainage, which is the INCORRECT statement?
Begin distally with a combination of short, light, pumping strokes toward the torso andmethodically, move proximally
-Immobility due to pain or paralysis seriously interferes
-Massage can prevent edema due to immobility
-Active exercise should be encouraged as soon as possible
-Begin distally with a combination of short, light, pumping strokes toward the torso andmethodically, move proximally
What is a secondary effect of heat due to a histamine release?
Vasodilation
-Vasodilation
-Hyperemia
-Erythema
-Increased endorphins

What are Osteoblasts?
Bone cells
-Bone cells
-Blood cells
-Nerve cells
-Muscle cells

In TCM nomenclature, the organic yin substance which forms the basis for growth, reproduction and development is known as?
Essence
-Nutritive Qi
-Essence
-Defensive Qi
-Gu Qi
The smallest structural unit of life is a/an?
Cell
-Tissue
-Organ
-Protoplasm
-Cell
Which of the following would be appropriate to ask on an intake form?
-Name, address and phone numbers
-Occupation
-Doctor's name and number
(all of the above)
-Name, address and phone numbers
-Occupation
-Doctor's name and number
-All of the above

Which of the following statements is INCORRECT?
Light vibration is the best stroke for stimulating the tissue.
-There are five basic massage strokes.
-Pressure strokes should follow the venous flow (centripetal).
-Light vibration is the best stroke for stimulating the tissue.
-Tapotement is the best stroke for stimulating the tissue.
The study of all of the factors that are involved in the cause of disease is:
Etiology
-Etiology
-Pathology
-Pathogenesis
-Path physiology
A nephron is?
The functional unit of the kidney
-A nerve cell
-A finger like projection of the small intestine
-The functional unit of the kidney
-An inhabitant of the planet Neph
The temperature range for hot immersion bath is?
100 - 110° F
-80 - 90° F
-90 - 100° F
-100 - 110° F
-100 - 120° F
Friction is a small, deep circular movement performed with?
Heel of hand, finger tips and thumbs
-Fingertips
-Thumbs
-Heel of hand, finger tips and thumbs
-Heel of hand

Prior to beginning a massage treatment the therapist should always
Determine if there are contraindications
-Test all muscle groups
-Apply oil or lotion
-Diagnose the patient's condition
-Determine if there are contraindications


The most medial muscle of the femoral region would be?
Adductor magnus
-Tensor fascia latae
-Adductor magnus
-Popliteal
-Pectoralis minor

In the Five Element theory, the Wood element consists of what Yin meridian?
Liver
-Lung
-Kidney
-Liver
-Triple Burner
Deep transverse frictions is most effective in
Separating muscle fibers
-Elongating muscle fibers
-Separating muscle fibers
-Decreasing pain
-Increasing contraction
Muscular contraction in which the muscle shortens?
Isotonic
-Isotonic
-Tetanic
-Antagonist
-Isometric
If you touch a hot surface, which neurons are activated first?
Sensory
-Sensory
-Motor
-Inter
-Adrenergic
Which of the following is the most important factor with regard to client information?
It's Confidential
-It's Nonessential and Boring
-It's Embarrassing
-It's fun at parties
-It's Confidential
Urinary infection with inflammation of the bladder is known as?
Cystitis
-Renal disease
-Nephritis
-Cystitis
-Retention

Which of the Five (TCM) elements is associated with the Liver and Gall Bladder channels ?
Wood
-Water
-Fire
-Wood
-Earth