Mblex Practice Test 2 (Massage Therapy)

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  1. If a client experiences lower back pain due to hyper-tonic psoas major while in the supine position, a bolster should be placed where?
    Under the knees
  2. What Cryotherapy treatment is used for an acute strain or sprain?
    RICE
  3. Massage therapy may help to alleviate all of the following except:

    A.) Headaches
    B.) Insomnia
    C.) Hypertension
    D.) Phlebitis
    D.) Phlebitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Polarity Therapy was developed by whom?
    Randolph stone
  5. What is the most common substance used in body scrubs?
    Salt
  6. This technique is primarily used to work on trigger points.
    Ischemic compression
  7. Goals are...

    A.) Measurable or attainable accomplishments
    B.) The theme of the business
    C.) Business plans detailing projected income
    D.) A generalized statement about the purpose of the business
    A.) Measurable or attainable accomplishments
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Massage results in increased production of

    A.) Water retention
    B.) Pathogens
    C.) Cortisol
    D.) Blood cells
    D.) Blood cells
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Liabilities are...

    A.) Large companies free to operate independently
    B.) Possesions owned by a business
    C.) Raising the price of a product for sale
    D.) Debts owed to a person or business
    D.) Debts owed to a person or business
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. What massage modality uses stimulation of tsubo points to stimulate nerves and increase circulation?
    Shiatsu
  11. Bindegewebsmassage (im not kidding.. that's how it is spelled..) focuses on massage of..

    A.) Subcutaneous connective tissue
    B.) Blood vessels
    C.) Lymph vesssels
    D.) Adhesions in fascia
    A.) Subcutaneous connective tissue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. What modality is used to broaden tendons, ligaments, and muscles to break down adhesions?
    Deep transverse friction
  13. Contraindications for hydrotherapy include all of the following except:

    A.) Hypertension
    B.) Skin rash
    C.) Contagious conditions
    D.) Acne
    D.) Acne
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Ancient massage technique involving kneading, tapotement, friction, pooping the fingers and toes, and the use of scented perfumes:
    Tshanpau
  15. This results in blood vessels if an application of hot and cold on the skin are used:
    Dilating and constricting
  16. A massage table which is controlled by motors to adjust the height is called:
    Hydraulic
  17. Sharing of feelings and emotions on the part of the client is known as:
    Self-disclosure
  18. Long gliding stokes in which the hands are held just above the body, not touching, is called what?
    Aura stroke
  19. Using the same linen between two separate clients is know as:
    Common towel
  20. Who developed Bindegewebsmassage?
    Elizabeth Dicke
  21. What is "Universal precautions"?
    Controlling infectious agents to prevent the spread of disease
  22. Localized ischemia can be produced by application of which massage stroke:

    A.) Effleurage
    B.) Friction
    C.) Vibration
    D.) Petrissage
    B.) Friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. Massage therapy increases the production of:

    A.) Bacteria
    B.) Hypertension
    C.) Cortisol
    D.) Urine
    D.) Urine
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  24. Chair massage became popularized in the 1980's due to work of whom?
    David Palmer
  25. Reciprocal inhibition should be utilized if a cleint suffers from:

    A.) Headaches
    B.) Seizures
    C.) Sciatica
    D.) Cramping
    D.) Cramping
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Massage stroke best utilized to break up adhesions in tissue:
    Friction
  27. The proper temperature to keep a massage room should be around:
    75 degrees
  28. Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation may also be known as:
    Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  29. The Travell Method is a form of treatment designed for:

    A.) Stretching
    B.) Trigger points
    C.) Structural realignment
    D.) Awareness of movement
    B.) Trigger points
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. David Palmer helped popularized:
    Chair massage
  31. Examples of moist heat include all of the following except:

    A.) Heating pad
    B.) Steam room
    C.) Immersion bath
    D.) Hot tub
    A.) Heating pad
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. Type of massage performed by two massage therapists on one client using synchronized movements:
    Four Hand Massage
  33. Reiki, Jin Shin Do, and Polarity Therapy aree all forms of:

    A.) Movement techniques
    B.) Kinesiology techniques
    C.) Manipulation techniques
    D.) Energy techniques
    D.) Energy techniques
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. Hand washing, wearing gloves, and placing contaminated linen in biohazard bags are all forms of:

    A.) Universal precautions
    B.) Sterilization
    C.) Snaitation
    D.) Housekeeping
    A.) Universal precautions
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Gross income minus expenses deducted results in:

    A.) Federal income
    B.) State income
    C.) Net worth
    D.) Net income
    D.) Net income
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. Cryotherapy is the use of what?
    Cold
  37. Evaluation of how a person holds their body while standing is:
    Posture analysis
  38. Who made Deep Transverse Friction popular?
    James Cyriax
  39. What does the C in RICE stand for?
    Compression
  40. RICE is used to treat injuries to:

    A.) Lungs
    B.) Hard tissue
    C.) Soft tissue
    D.) Bone
    C.) Soft tissue
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. All of the following areas of the body are advised with caution for pregnant clients except:

    A.) Face
    B.) Ankles
    C.) Lumber
    D.) Abdomen
    A.) Face
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. Inflammation may be reduced with which application:

    A.) Hydrotherapy
    B.) Lymphatic therapy
    C.) Hot packs
    D.) Cryotherapy
    D.) Cryotherapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. The R in RICE stands for:
    Rest
  44. Effects of massage that produce involuntary responses of the body is called what?
    Reflex effects
  45. CRAC is a form of:

    A.) MET
    B.) CAR
    C.) RICE
    D.) SOAP
    A.) MET
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. Lymphatic drainage massage stimulates increased lymph circulation directed:

    A.) Distally
    B.) Laterally
    C.) Medial
    D.) Proximally
    D.) Proximally
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. RICE, the primary treatment utilized for a strain or sprain, stands for:
    Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
  48. If a client experiences lower back pain due to hypertonic psoas major while in prone position, a bolster should be placed where?
    Under their ankles
  49. What is the modern term for Chinese massage?
    Tui-na
  50. The application of cold packs or ice is known as:

    A.) Infrared treatment
    B.) Cryotherapy
    C.) Hydrotherapy
    D.) Immersion bath
    B.) Cryotherapy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  51. During the course of a massage, the client requests that the massage therapist pop their wrist joint. If the massage therapist were to comply with the request, it would be a violation of:

    A.) Malpratice
    B.) Licensing
    C.) Certification
    D.) Scope of practice
    D.) Scope of practice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  52. Feldenkrias, Trager Mentastics, and Aston Pattering are all forms of:

    A.) Energy techniques
    B.) Kinesiology techniques
    C.) Manipulative techniques
    D.) Movement techniques
    D.) Movement techniques
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  53. Reddening and increased heat of the skin as the result of a massage is known as:
    Hyperemia
  54. A pre-event sports massage may be performed up to:

    A.) One day before the event
    B.) 15 mins before the event
    C.) One hour before the event
    D.) 30 mins before the event
    B.) 15 mins before the event
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  55. A 1099 must be filled out how often?
    Quarterly
  56. Pain resulting from a trigger point being felt in a different region of the body in known as:
    Referred pain
  57. Centripetal massage strokes are directed:
    Towards the heart
  58. A feather stroke is also known as:
    Nerve Stroke
  59. What is a mission statement?
    A short general statement detailing the goal of a business
  60. Where did Reiki originate?
    Japan
  61. Self-disclosure is?
    The client sharing feelings and emotions during the massage session
  62. A sitz bath is a bath in which the client immerses their body up to their...
    Hips
  63. What is a Transference relationship?
    The client viewing a massage therapist as a significant person in their early life
  64. Polarity therapy helps clients to balance what?
    Body and mind
  65. Massage technique used during a pre-event sports massage, but not during an inter or post-event sports massage:

    A.) Petrissage
    B.) Tapotement
    C.) Friction
    D.) Effleurage
    B.) Tapotement
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  66. In a business setting, a massage therapist's credentials must be:

    A.) Kept in a secure location away from site
    B.) Posted beneath the massage table
    C.) Posted in visibility of all clients
    D.) Kept in the massage room, in a drawer
    C.) Posted in visibility of all clients
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  67. Which of the following massage strokes is best in increasing venous circulation?

    A.) Petrissage
    B.) Friction
    C.) Effleurage
    D.) Tapotement
    C.) Effleurage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  68. Deep Transverse Friction was developed by..
    James Cyriax
  69. A system of movements performed in specific ways to achieve certain results is known as..
    Modality
  70. The Hawaiian word "Lomi" means?
    Massage
  71. Destroying and living organism on a surface is known as

    A.) Washing
    B.) Disinfection
    C.) Sanitation
    D.) Sterilization
    D.) Sterilization
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  72. A massage table that is able to be folded and transported easily from one location to another:
    Portable
  73. An ideal massage lubricant should be?
    Hypoallergenic
  74. A massage room should contain all the following except:

    A.) A bathroom
    B.) Comfortable temperature
    C.) A music source
    D.) Subdued lighting
    A.) A bathroom
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  75. One of the best ways to assess a client is by:

    A.) Palpating
    B.) Listening
    C.) Looking
    D.) Smelling
    B.) Listening
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  76. Lomi lomi, Craniosacral Therapy, and Rolfing are all forms of:

    A.) Energy techniques
    B.) Movement techniques
    C.) Manipulation techniques
    D.) Kinesiology techniques
    C.) Manipulation techniques
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  77. Fulling is a form of:

    A.) Effleurage
    B.) Tapotement
    C.) Friction
    D.) Petrissage
    D.) Petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  78. Universal precautions should be followed with whom?
    Every client
  79. A pre-event sports massage requires the following kinds of strokes to be performed:

    A.) Slow
    B.) Light
    C.) Invigorating
    D.) Relaxing
    C.) Invigorating
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  80. A tigger point that results in pain only when being palpated is:

    A.) Active
    B.) Latent
    C.) Acute
    D.) Passive
    B.) Latent
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  81. Lighting in the massage room should be:

    A.) Subdued
    B.) Bright
    C.) Confined to a candle
    D.) Off
    A.) Subdued
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  82. Contrast baths should always end with immersion in:

    A.) Warm
    B.) Cold
    C.) Hot
    D.) Lukewarm
    B.) Cold
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  83. What is the primary goal of a massage performed after a sporting event?
    To move metabolic waste out of tissues
  84. Longitudinal friction goes in which direction to the muscle fibers?
    Same Direction
  85. Massage may reduce all of the following except:

    A.) Pain
    B.) Cortisol
    C.) Adhesions
    D.) Stress
    B.) Cortisol
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  86. A proper dilution of bleach is:

    A.) Ten parts bleach to ten parts water
    B.) Ten parts bleach to one part water
    C.) Ten parts water to one part bleach
    D.) One part water to one part bleach
    C.) Ten parts water to one part bleach
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  87. Examples of dry heat include all of the following except:

    A.) Infrared sauna
    B.) Sauna
    C.) Steam
    D.) Heating Pad
    C.) Steam
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  88. All of the following companies provide liability insurance for massage therapists except:

    A.) AMTA
    B.) NCBMTB
    C.) NAMT
    D.) ABMP
    B.) NCBMTB
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  89. The pattern or design of a massage treatment is known as:
    Sequence
  90. Massage strokes directed away from the heart are called:
    Centrifugal
  91. Technique used to treat adhesions found between fasia and muscles:

    A.) Rolfing
    B.) Deep tissue
    C.) Myofascial release
    D.) Osteosymmetry
    C.) Myofascial release
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  92. Massage focused on connective tissue beneath the skin, affecting vascular reflexes related to pathological conditions:

    A.) Rolfing
    B.) Lymphatic Drainage
    C.) Deep transverse friction massage
    D.) Bindegewebsmassage
    D.) Bindegewebsmassage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  93. Full-body steam bath used to increase activity of sudoriferous glands is called:
    A Russian Bath
  94. What kind of effect does massage have on blood vessels?
    Dilation
  95. The I in RICE stands for:

    A.) Inflammation
    B.) Ice
    C.) Immersion
    D.) Increase
    B.) Ice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  96. Superficial friction results in the following condition of the skin:

    A.) Regeneration
    B.) Hyperemia
    C.) Atrophy
    D.) Hypoemia
    B.) Hyperemia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  97. An aura stroke is a massage stroke in which:

    A.) The hands are pressed firmly into the body
    B.) The hands are touching the body very lightly
    C.) The hands are held just above the body
    D.) The hands are placed on the body without substantial pressure
    C.) The hands are held just above the body
  98. Aura strokes may be useful in which modality:

    A.) Rolfing
    B.) Reiki
    C.) Lomi Lomi
    D.) Reflexology
    B.) Reiki
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  99. Soap is essential in:

    A.) Sanitation
    B.) Disinfection
    C.) Bleaching
    D.) Sterilization
    A.) Sanitation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  100. Manual manipulation of the body's soft tissues is called:
    Massage
  101. Skin rolling is a form of:

    A.) Petrissage
    B.) Effleurage
    C.) Friction
    D.) Tapotement
    A.) Petrissage
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  102. The E in RICE stands for:

    A.) Eccentric
    B.) Elevation
    C.) Energy
    D.) Exertion
    B.) Elevation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  103. What modality uses gentle shaking and rocking movements to improve rage of motion?
    Trager Method
  104. Pre-massage interview used to determine the treatment to be performed, areas of concern, and contraindication is called:
    Consultation
  105. Physical effects of massage therapy are called:
    Mechanical effects
  106. Stretch technique in which a muscle is stretched to resistance, followed by an isometric contraction by the client, then the muscle stretched further after the contraction:
    Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  107. Movement of a joint through the entire extent of it's action is known as:
    Range Of Motion (ROM)
  108. Ability to perform services legally according to occupational standards and licensing:

    A.) Certification
    B.) Regulations
    C.) Reciprocity
    D.) Scope of practice
    D.) Scope of practice
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  109. Cryotherapy is used to reduce:

    A.) Inflammation
    B.) Frostbite
    C.) Edema
    D.) Hypoxia
    A.) Inflammation
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  110. MET is also known as:

    A.) Myofascial Elasticity Technique
    B.) Massage Elongation Trigger
    C.) Massage Extremity using Tapotement
    D.) Muscle Energy Technique
    D.) Muscle Energy Technique
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  111. Chucking and wringing are forms of:

    A.) Petrissage
    B.) Tapotement
    C.) Friction
    D.) Effleurage
    C.) Friction
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  112. A trigger point that causes pain without palpation is called:
    Active
  113. A Form of compression in which a muscle fiber is compressed between the thumb and fingers:
    Pincer compression
  114. A client that may not benefit from specific essential oils is someone who might suffer from:
    Cellulitis
  115. Gait analysis is observation and interpretation of a person's:

    A.) Walking pattern
    B.) ROM
    C.) Sitting pattern
    D.) Somatic holding pattern
    A.) Walking pattern
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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