Massage Manipulation and Techniques: Practice Exam Part 2

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  1. What does deep effleurage do for the body?


    A) Extends muscle
    B) Reduces venous and lymphatic flow
    C) Promotes venous and lymphatic flow
    D) Increases heart heart
    C) Promotes venous and lymphatic flow
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Which massage technique(s) passively stretch muscle?
    A) Vibration
    B) All of the options
    C) Petrissage
    D) Tapotement
    B) All of the options
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Which massage movement should not be used on muscle spasm?
    A) Effleurage
    B) Petrissage
    C) Vibration
    D) Friction
    D) Friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Which movement is recommended when flushing out a muscle?
    A) Tapotement
    B) Joint Movement
    C) Effleurage
    D) Vibration
    C) Effleurage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Massage is indicated for tenosynovitis, which inflammation of the sheath of a tendon. What techniques should be used?
    A) Transverse friction
    B) Effleurage
    C) Tapotement
    D) Vibration
    A) Transverse friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. What effects does massage have?
    A) Decrease heart rate and respiratory rate and increase skin temperature
    B) Decrease respiratory and skin temperature and increase heart rate
    C) Decrease heart heart and skin temperature and increase respiratory rate
    D) Decrease respiratory rate and skin temperature and skin temperature and decrease heart rate
    A) Decrease heart rate and respiratory rate and increase skin temperature
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Which massage technique stimulate muscle and cause local vasodilation?
    A) Percussion and vibration
    B) Petrissage and friction
    C) All of the options
    D) Friction and vibration
    C) All of the options
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Where is petrissage most effective
    A) Belly of the muscle
    B) Hands
    C) Attachments
    D) Tendon
    A) Belly of the muscle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. What massage technique involves the hands moving in opposite directions?
    A) Wringing
    B) Vibration
    C) Tapotement
    D) Friction
    A) Wringing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What happens in deep massage to relieve muscle spasm?
    A) Hyperemia and increase local circulation
    B) Increase sensitivity of nociceptors
    C) Increase systemic circulation
    D) None of the options
    • A) Hyperemia and increase local circulation
    • Hyperemia: an excess of blood in the vessels supplying an organ or other part of the body.
  11. Which massage technique miks muscle of waste products from too much excercise?
    A) Effleurage
    B) Petrissage
    C) Friction
    D) Tapotement
    Petrissage
  12. What is deep friction especially beneficial for?
    A) Varicose veins
    B) Poliomyelitis
    C) Spastic paralysis
    D) Fibrous ankylosis
    • D) Fibrous ankylosis
    • a fibrous connective tissue process which results in decrease range of motion
  13. What is the best technique for chronic sprain?
    A) vibration
    B) transverse friction
    C) effleurage
    D) tapotement
    B) transverse friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which two movements best relief muscle cramps?
    A) friction and tapotement
    B) deep effleurage and stretching
    C) deep effleurage and vibration
    D) effleurage and petrissage
    B) deep effleurage and stretching
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which are the best massage techniques to use after exercise?
    A) tapotement infection
    B) petrissage and friction
    C) effleurage and petrissage
    D) petrissage and tapotement
    C) effleurage and petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Which massage technique with a massage therapist used to address postural drainage?
    A) percussion and effleurage on the chest
    B) effleurage and tapotement on the back
    C) vibration and tapotement on the back
    D) friction and tapotement on the back
    C) vibration and tapotement on the back
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. What is the best massage treatment for a client who has had a recent heart attack?
    A) abdominal and thoracic massage
    B) effleurage and petrissage on the limbs
    C) deep friction on the chest
    D) Quick paced massage
    B) effleurage and petrissage on the limbs
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. When applying effleurage, what should the pressure throughout the stroke be?
    A) hard
    B) even
    C) soft
    D) alternate soft and hard
    B) even
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. For what condition she did effleurage be used?
    A) collateral ligament sprain
    B) edema of me
    C) a cute patellar information
    D) torn Achilles tendon
    A) collateral ligament sprain
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. What is the best treatment for acute muscle strain?
    A) long massage given transversely too long fibers
    B) rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE)
    C) long massage given to longitudinally to long fibers
    D) deep massage given longitudinally to long fibers
    B) rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. What is the best massage treatment for subacute ankle information?
    A) deep effleurage on the calf
    B) deep friction on the ankle
    C) deep effleurage on the foot
    D) gentle cross-fiiber friction on the ankle
    D) gentle cross-fiiber friction on the ankle
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. which massage technique is best suited to treat edema?
    A) friction
    B) light effleurage
    C) deep effleurage
    D) petrissage
    B) light effleurage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Which structures allow muscles to slide over bony prominences?
    A) ligaments
    B) muscle straps
    C) tendons
    D) bursea
    D) bursea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. What type of exercise or joint mobilization determines muscle weakness?
    A) assustive
    B) passive
    C) measurement of the circumference of a muscle
    D) resistive
    D) resistive
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. when abdominal massages performed, what position should the client be in?
    A) supine with a pillow under the knees
    B) totally still in supine
    C) supine with legs straight and flat
    D) prone
    A) supine with a pillow under the knea
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. When treating bronchiectasis, how she declined the position?
    A) prone with feet elevated and head down
    B) supine with feet elevated and head down
    C) supine with feet elevated and head up
    D) prone with feet elevated and head up
    A) prone with feet elevated and head down
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. What are adhesions not due to?
    A) fibrous build
    B) lactic acid
    C) deformity
    D) chronic muscle spasm
    B) lactic acid
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Why should the pressure above to keep his not be used
    A) it is unethical
    B) possible damage to the liver
    C) bladder discomfort
    D) it could cause harm
    C) bladder discomfort
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. If working a trigger points in the deltoid, where would pain likely be referred to?
    A) met behind the ear, Temple and sub scapular area
    B) Side and back of the chest
    C) upper arm and down the lateral side of the arm
    D) medial forearm and hand
    C) upper arm and down the lateral side of the arm
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. After an exercise routine off resistance with weights, one might feel sore. What would most likely be the cause of this tenderness?
    A) concentric contraction
    B) eccentric contraction
    C) isometric contraction
    D) isotonic contraction
    • B) eccentric contraction
    • The muscle elongates while under tension due to an opposing force being greater than the force generated by the muscle
  31. Which method of bodywork reflects the concepts in Swedish gymnastics?
    A) shaking
    B) petrissage
    C) passive range of motion
    D) effleurage
    C) passive range of motion
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. Which of the following is an example of percussion?
    A) checking
    B) jostling
    C) hacking
    D) rocking
    C) hacking
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. What is one of the techniques used to stimulate lymphatic drainage?
    A) petrissage
    B) deep friction
    C) like pumping strokes
    D) tapotement
    C) like pumping strokes
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. What are post-isometric relaxation and reciprocal inhibition?
    A) forms of passive range of motion
    B) osteokinematic movements
    C) forms of Shiatsu
    D) muscle energy techniques
    • D) muscle energy techniques
    • (PIR)
  35. Which of the therapies below is DR. Randolph Stone known for?
    A) myofascial release
    B) Ricky
    C) trager approach
    D) polarity therapy
    • D) polarity therapy
    • An alternative energy medicine system (1940s)
  36. Which of the following concept describes polarity therapy?
    A) all fingers and toes carry each a positive or negative charge
    B) precise positioning of the body directs and restores balance
    C) universal love energy is channeled
    D) structural imbalance is related to shortening in the myofascial system
    A) all fingers and toes carry each a positive or negative charge
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  37. A client would like to support his/her massage session with selfhelp measures. Which of the choices below would best would be best to recommend?
    A) reflexology and hydrotherapy
    B) polarity therapy
    C) structural integration and manual lymphatic drainage
    D) craniosacral therapy and trigger approach
    A) reflexology and hydrotherapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. Witched technique has dripping requirements?
    A) polarity therapy
    B) Shiatsu
    C) Alexander technique
    D) Swedish massage
    D) Swedish massage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. Which mobilization technique is best for identifying pain and limitation of the movement caused by joint one ligament injury or restriction?
    A) resistive movement
    B) active range of motion are (ROM)
    C) assistive movement
    D) passive range of motion are (ROM)
    D) passive range of motion are (ROM)
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. When are deep stroking movements most effective?
    A) leaving pain in an inflamed area
    B) massaging a client who is thin skinned and in fragile condition
    C) massaging a body part that is in a state of relaxation
    D) as initial massage strokes to be established a therapeutic relationship
    C) massaging a body part that is in a state of relaxation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. What is the best course of action when the client has a surgical scar with pain radiating below the area?
    A) massage with deep friction
    B) massage proximal to the painful area
    C) referral to a physician
    D) massage distal to the painfull area
    C) referral to a physician
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Using good body mechanics is essential for the effectiveness of the treatment as well as the health of the massage therapist. With this in mind, where is the center of gravity for the massage/bodywork therapist?
    A) pelvis
    B) shoulders
    C) knees
    D) legs
    A) pelvis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. What is characteristic of a pressure stroke?
    A) hard and deep
    B) uneven
    C) follows venous was flow
    D) soft and light
    C) follows venous was flow
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. When vibration is used for a protracted length of time, what does it resultant?
    A) relaxation
    B) numbness
    C) no effect
    D) stimulation
    B) numbness
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. What is an important question for massage therapist to ask when a client reports pain during a range of motion (ROM) assessment?
    A) all of the options
    B) when did the pain starts
    C) does this movement always produced pain?
    D) where is the penetrating from and can you describe it
    A) all of the options
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. What type of contractions does he must perform without creating any movement of joint?
    A) isometric
    B) concentric
    C) isotonic
    D) eccentric
    A) isometric
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. What type of movement is there when a massage therapist asked client to turn his/her head to the side to see how much range of motion there is?
    A) active resistive
    B) active ROM
    C) passive resistive
    D) passive are OOM
    B) active ROM
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. Which is the correct procedure for applying deep strokes in massage?
    A) apply with venous flow
    B) all of these options
    C) work with the muscle relaxed
    D) consider the effects of gravity
    B) all of these options
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. What is the name of the bodywork modality where there is an application of pressure to a reflex point on the hand or feet in order to improve circulation and/or normalize body functions?
    A) shiatsu
    B) acupressure
    C) reflexology
    D) Neuromuscular therapy
    C) reflexology
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. Which stretching technique reduces muscle spasm in a strange hamstring?
    A) add arrhythmic bounce to the stretch
    B) precede the stretch with interior pelvic tilt
    C) precede keep precede the stretch with quadriceps contraction
    D) contract he abductors while in full stretch
    C) precede keep precede the stretch with quadriceps contraction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. Between which two landmarks is the sciatic nerve located?
    A) greater trochanter an ischial tuberosity
    B) greater trochanter and iliac crest
    C) greater trochanter and frontalis
    D) greater trochanter and patella
    A) greater trochanter an ischial tuberosity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. What is the best procedure for turning a client?
    A) Leave the room and wait for the client to call you
    B) Raise the drape and ask the client to turn
    C) Do not turn the client
    D) Watch as the client maneuvers with draping
    B) Raise the drape and ask the client to turn
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. The client is clenching his/her hand and breathing in a shallow manner. What is this a sign of?
    A) Boredom
    B) Anxiety
    C) Happiness
    D) Love
    B) Anxiety
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  54. Which massage technique is used more than any in the western world?
    A) Lomi-lomi
    B) Shiatsu
    C) Neuromuscular
    D) Swedish
    D) Swedish
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. When assessing range of motion, what is examined and observed?
    A) Restricted movements
    B) Passive movement
    C) All of the options
    D) Active movements
    C) All of the options
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  56. What are two inhibitory reflexes utilized in Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
    A) Isometric contraction inhibition
    B) Reciprocal inhibition and post isometric relaxation
    C) Post Isometric relaxation and concentric release
    D) Reciprocal inhibition
    B) Reciprocal inhibition and post isometric relaxation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  57. What is periosteal massage
    A) using trigger points to reverse pathological changes in the periosteum
    B) none of the options
    C) an inappropriate to massage of the genital area of the female
    D) an inappropriate, illegal massage technique
    A) using trigger points to reverse pathological changes in the periosteum
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  58. Which technique should be used to move from one-stroke to another?
    A) tapotement
    B) petrissage
    C) friction
    D) effleurage
    D) effleurage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  59. What is reciprocal inhibation, what does it require the client?
    A) the clients body part is moved to a point where attention is experienced and held for 10 seconds, the client contract the muscle being stretch against resistance for five seconds and then the muscles are stretched further
    B) the client bounces or Bobs the body part why the massage therapist uses the momentum to create to achieve the desired stretch
    C) the client remained passive one massage therapist completes the stretch and movement exercises
    D) the client contracts the antagonist to the muscle in stretch allowing the stretch muscles relax
    D) the client contracts the antagonist to the muscle in stretch allowing the stretch muscles relax
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  60. In which technique does the massage therapist firmly but gently grasp the skin and surface muscle from the finger and roll, squeeze, or ring them, then drop them back into place?
    A) petrissage
    B) percussion
    C) friction
    D) vibration
    A) petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  61. While massaging, where does the massage therapist leverage come from?
    A) arms
    B) hand
    C) wrist
    D) hips
  62. Craniosacral therapy effects changes in which body system?

    A) the sympathetic nervous system
    B) The parasympathetic nervous system
    C) Both the parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system
    D) None of the above
    • B) The parasympathetic nervous system
    • Responsible for stimulation of rest and digest activities that occur when the body rest, including sexual arousal, salivation, lacrimation, urination, digestion, the faction.
  63. What is one of the effects of massage therapy?

    A) breakdown of cellulite
    B) assistance in weight-loss
    C) decreased the adrenaline
    D) increased adrenaline
    C) decreased the adrenaline
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  64. How is kneading defined?

    A) Moving fluids in a distal directing
    B) Striking the skin and the tissue underneath
    C) Moving fluids in a proximal direction
    D) Squeezing, rolling and pushing
    D) Squeezing, rolling and pushing
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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