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Eastern Energetics Muscle Actions Muscle Attachments
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Massage Therapy Questions Eastern Energetics 1. Which three meridians go up the leg into the chest? a) lung, heart, triple warmer b) spleen, liver, kidney c) gall bladder, urinary bladder, stomach 2. Which three meridians go down the arm into the face? a) lung, heart, stomach b) small intestine, lung, spleen c) small intestine, large intestine, triple warmer 3. Which three meridians go from the face to the foot? a) stomach, gall bladder, urinary bladder
b) stomach, spleen, liver c) heart, small intestine, urinary bladder 4. Which meridian ends in the thumb?
a) large intestine b) lung c) liver 5. Which meridian starts on the plantar surface of the foot?
a) kidney b) spleen c) liver 6. Which is the longest meridian that splits in two? a) gall bladder
b) lung c) urinary bladder 7. Which two meridians are associated with the Wood phase? a) lung and large intestine b) kidney and urinary bladder c) liver and gall bladder 8. Which two meridians are associated with the Water phase? a) urinary bladder and kidney b) stomach and spleen c) heart and small intestine 9. Which meridian is associated with sadness and grief? a) liver
b) lung c) kidney 10. Which meridian is associated with fear? a) kidney b) pericardium c) triple warmer
11. Which meridian is associated with joy? a) large intestine b) heart c) kidney 12. Which is Yin of Earth phase? a) stomach b) spleen c) large intestine 13. Which is Yin of Metal phase?
a) large intestine b) small intestine c) lung 14. Which is Yang of Fire phase? a) small intestine
b) heart c) pericardium 15. Water phase controls what other phase? a) Earth b) Metal c) Fire Answers to the Eastern Energetics Massage Questions
2. c 3. a 4. b 5. a
7. c 8. a 9. b 10. a
11. b 12. b 13. c 14. a 15. c
Click To Go Back To The Top For More Massage Test Questions Massage Test Questions Muscle Actions 1. Your client has pain when they perform hip flexion. What muscle would you massage? a) psoas b) hamstrings c) gluteus maximus 2. Your client has pain when they perform abduction of the shoulder. What muscle would you massage? a) subscapularis b) pectoralis major c) supraspinatus
3. Your client has pain when they perform abduction of the hip. What muscle would you massage? a) gluteus medius b) adductor magnus c) iliacus 4. Your client has pain when they perform flexion of the shoulder. What muscle would you massage? a) tricep brachii b) pectoralis minor c) bicep brachii 5. Your client has pain when they perform extension of the hip. What muscle would you massage? a) rectus femoris b) biceps femoris c) biceps brachii
6. Your client has pain when they perform flexion of the knee. What muscle would you massage? a) gluteus maximus b) tibialis anterior c) gastrocnemius 7. Your client has pain when they perform extension of the elbow. What muscle would you massage? a) tricep brachii b) biceps brachii c) coracobrachialis 8. Your client has pain when they perform extension of the neck. What muscle would you massage? a) platisma b) trapezius c) scalenes 9. Your client has pain when they perform lateral flexion of the neck. What muscle would you massage? a) lateral pterygoid b) trapezius c) scalenes 10. Your client has pain when they perform lateral flexion of the trunk. What muscle would you massage? a) SCM b) quadratus lumborum c) rectus femoris 11. Your client has pain when they perform inversion of the ankle. What muscle would you massage? a) tibialis anterior b) peroneus longus
c) soleus 12. Your client has pain when they perform flexion of the shoulder. What muscle would you massage?
a) triceps brachii b) coracobrachialis c) pectoralis minor
13. Your client has pain when they perform medial rotation of the shoulder. What muscle would you massage?
a) subscapularis b) teres minor c) levator scapula 14. Your client has pain when they perform lateral rotation of the hip. What muscle would you massage?
a) gracilis b) piriformis c) gluteus minimus 15. Your client has pain when they close the jaw. What muscle would you massage? a) infrahyoid b) masseter c) obicularis oculi Answers to the Muscle Actions Massage Test Questions
2. c 3. a 4. c 5. b
7. a 8. b 9. c 10. b
11. a 12. b 13. a 14. b 15. b
Click To Go Back To The Top For More Massage Questions Massage Test Questions Muscle Attachments 1. Which muscle attaches to the radial tuberosity? a) biceps brachii b) triceps brachii c) brachioradialis 2. Which muscle attaches to the coracoid process of the scapula? a) subscapularis b) infraspinatus c) pectoralis minor 3. Which muscle attaches to the tibial tuberosity? a) rectus femoris b) biceps femoris c) sartorius 4. Which muscle attaches to the head of the fibula? a) vastus medialis b) biceps femoris c) rectus abdominis 5. Which muscle attaches to the first and second ribs? a) SCM b) scalenes c) levator scapula 6. Which muscle attaches to the vertebral border of the scapula? a) teres minor b) rhomboids
c) levator scapula 7. Which muscle attaches to the clavicle? a) trapezius b) scalenes c) pectoralis minor
8. Which muscle attaches to the thoracolumbar aponeurosis, sacrum and ilium? a) trapezius b) latissimus dorsi c) quadratus lumborum 9. Which muscle attaches to the ulna tuberosity? a) biceps brachii
b) brachialis c) deltoids 10. Which muscle attaches to the linea aspera of the femur? a) gracilis b) soleus
c) adductor magnus 11. Which muscle attaches to the ischial tuberosity? a) vastus lateralis b) semitendinosus c) sartorius 12. Which muscle attaches to the big toe? a) tibialis anterior b) extensor digitorum longus c) extensor hallucis longus 13. Which muscle attaches to the transverse processes of C1 through C4? a) teres major b) levator scapula c) latissimus dorsi 14. Which muscle attaches to the axillary border of the scapula? a) teres minor b) brachialis c) pectoralis major 15. Which muscle attaches to spine of the scapula? a) splenius capitis b) posterior deltoid
c) levator scapula 16. Which muscle attaches to the sacrum and the greater trochanter? a) quadratus lumborum
b) piriformis c) gluteus medius 17. Which muscle attaches to the mastoid process of the temporal bone?
a) SCM b) scalenes c) temporalis 18. Which muscle attaches to the mandible? a) SCM b) masseter
c) peroneus longus 19. Which muscle attaches to the lesser trochanter of the femur? a) tensor fasciae latae
b) gluteus minimus c) iliopsoas 20. Which muscle attaches to the adductor tubercle of the femur? a) rectus femoris b) adductor magnus c) adductor longus 21. Which muscle attaches to the iliac fossa?
a) iliacus b) tensor fasciae latae c) gluteus maximus
22. Which muscle attaches to the greater tubercle of the humerus? a) supraspinatus b) subscapularis c) pectoralis minor 23. Which muscle attaches to the sternum? a) infraspinatus b) pectoralis major c) pectoralis minor 24. Which muscle attaches to bicipital groove of the humerus? a) teres minor
b) latissimus dorsi c) trapezius 25. Which muscle attaches to the calcaneus via the achilles tendon?
a) tibialis posterior b) gastrocnemius c) hamstrings
26. Which muscle attaches to the tibia and fibula?
a) soleus b) gastrocnemius c) rectus femoris 27. Which muscle attaches to the sacrum, ilium and gluteal tuberosity? a) gluteus maximus b) gluteus medius
c) gluteus minimus 28. Which muscle attaches to the thumb? a) brachialis b) tricep brachii c) extensor pollicis longus 29. Which muscle attaches to the lateral epicondyle of the humerus? a) extensor carpi radialis longus b) flexor carpi radialis c) coracobrachialis
30. Which muscle attaches to the lesser tubercle of the humerus? a) infraspinatus b) subscapularis c) pectoralis minor Answers to the Muscle Attachments Massage Test Questions
2. c 3. a 4. b 5. b 6. b 7. a 8. b 9. b 10. c
12. c 13. b 14. a 15. b 16. b 17. a 18. b 19. c 20. b
21. a 22. a 23. b 24. b 25. b 26. a 27. a 28. c 29. a 30. b
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Massage Test Questions Circulatory System 1. Name the liquid that helps transport the blood cells? b) interstitial fluid c) cytosol d) lymphatic fluid 2. What percentage of blood is plasma? a) 10% b) 45% c) 55% d) 90% 3. What percentage of blood is made up of blood cells? a) 10% b) 34% c) 55% d) 90% 4. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of blood? a) It's warmer than the rest of the body b) It's a viscous fluid that is thicker and more adhesive than water c) Its color varies from dull maroon to bright scarlet red 5. Which of the following are involved in the blood clotting process? a) erythrocytes b) leukocytes c) red blood cells d) Platelets 6. What types of blood cells fight disease? a) thrombocytes b) leukocytes c) platelets d) erythrocytes 7. Which of the following carries oxygen and carbon dioxide? a) white blood cells b) leukocytes c) platelets d) erythrocytes 8. Neutrophils, basophils, monocytes and lymphocytes are all types of what? a) thrombocytes b) leukocytes c) platelets d) erythrocytes Answers to the Circulatory System Massage Test Questions
2. c 3. b 4. d 5. d 6. b 7. d 8. b Muscular System Word Bank
Agonist - Prime moverAntagonist Synergist, helper Fixator, stabilizer
Atrophy Hypertrophy, Hypertonic Isotonic concentric Contraction Isotonic eccentric contraction Isometric contraction Fatigue Fascia Flaccid Golgi Tendon Organ - relax Muscle Spindle Cell - contact Spasm
Cramping Tendon Sacromere Actin - thin filament
Myosin - thick filament ATP - Adenosine Triphosphate Slow twitch Fast twitch Muscular Pathologies
Migraines Fibromyalgia Myofascial pain syndrome Strain - 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree Tendinitis
Tenosynovitis Osgood-Schlatter disease Torticollis, wryneck Whiplash Shin splints Plantar Fasciitis Skeletal System Word Bank
Amphiarthrotic - non-moveable joint
Arthro - joint Axial skeleton - central axis of the body; protects Appendicular skeleton - extremities Bursa - sac Compact bone - hard outer shell
Chondr - cartilage Crepitus - noise from the body Diaphysis - bone shaft Diarthrotic - freely moveable joint Epipyses - ends of a bone Haversian System - canals inside of bone Joints: hinge - knee, elbow, ankle; pivot - atlanto-axial joint or C1-C2; ellipsoid - TMJ; saddle - thumb; ball and socket - shoulder, hip; gliding - inter-carpals, vertebral facets Ligament - supports joints; attaches bone to bone Medullary cavity - shaft filled with yellow marrow
Osteo - bone Osteoblasts - bone-forming cells
Osteoclasts - bone-destroying cells Periosteum - thin tissue around bone Sesamoid - sesame seed; patella Spongy bone - inside of bone; red marrow Synathrotic - slightly moveable joint Skeletal Pathologies
Paget Disease Kyphosis - hump back spine Lordosis - sway back spine Scoliosis - lateral curve spine Patello-Femoral Syndrome Ganglion Cyst Baker Cyst Bursitis
Temporo-Mandibular Joint Dysfunction Osteoarthritis
Spondylosis - spinal bone spurs Rheumatoid Arthritis
Ankylosing Spondylitis Gout Lyme Disease Dislocation; Subluxation Fracture Sprain - 1st, 2nd, 3rd degree
Adhesive Capsulitis - frozen shoulder Hydrotherapy Word Bank
Spa Water temperatures Hydrostatic pressure Heat - thermotherapy
Cold - cryotherapy Therapeutic bathing - Balneology
Effects of heat and cold Conduction Convection Radiation
Hunting Response Vasoconstriction Vasodilation Analgesic
anesthetic Inflammation Contraindications fomentation, hot pack Hydrocollator Contrast Therapy Compress
Poultices All baths typrd Exfoliations Body wraps
Epsom salts Watsu - shiatsu in water Hot stone, basalt
Paraffin wax Aromatherapy Essential oils John Harvey Kellogg Father Kneipp Respiratory System
Pharynx Larynx Trachae Bronchi, Bronchioles Alveoli Lungs Diaphragm Pulmonary
Apnea Dyspnea Respiratory Pathologies
Sinusitis Pharyngitis Laryngitis
Hay fever Influenza Inflectious Mononucleosis
Pneumonia Asthma Bronchitis Emphysema Sleep apnea Digestive System
hormone ends in - nin
enzyme ends in - ase Gastrointestinal tract Alimentary canal Oral cavity Salivary glands Amylase Lipase
Pharynx Esophagus Stomach Gastin Pepsin Pancreas Liver Bile Gallbladder Small Intestine Large Intestine Peristalsis Bolus Ingestion Digestion
Absorption Defecation Cecum Chyme Deglutition
Duodenum Enzyme Hepato Ileum jejunum Mastication Pylorus Rectum Rugae Sphincter Tonsils
Appendix Villi Peritoneum Ascending Colon Transverse Colon Descending Colon Sigmoid Colon Rectum Digestive Pathologies
Constipation Irritable bowel syndrome
Leaky gut Diarrhea Thrush Reflux disease Peptic ulcers Diverticulosis Diverticulitis Ulcerative colitis Crohn's disease Appendicitis Hepatitis
Cirrosis Gallstones Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia
Obesity Medical and Clinical Massage Test Questions to help you study
What's the difference between an Active Trigger Point and a Latent Trigger Point?
Your client has a torn Medial Meniscus. What joint is involved?
What are the attachments of the Piriformis muscle and what action does it do?
What is the difference between Acute injury and a Chronic injury?
What does S.O.A.P mean?
What does inflammation mean?
What is the difference between a Trigger Point and a Tender Point?
Your client is experiencing Sciatica. What's the main muscle involved that you need to massage?
What is the difference between Acute injury and a Chronic injury?
What's the difference between Pre-Event sports massage and Post-Event sports massage?
Describe Concentric and Eccentric muscle contractions?
What is Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?
List the 5 ways for treating muscle cramps?
What does a Physical Therapist do?
What does a Chiropractor do?
What does an Osteopath do?
Why do you take an intake form before you massage your client?
Describe the Anatomical Position?
What does ROM mean?
What's the number one way to stop the spread of disease?
What's the difference between Postural muscles and Phasic muscles?
How many curves does the spine have?
What are the medical/clinical terms for the following:
anterior pelvic tilt
abnormal lateral curve of the spine collapsed arches humped back locked back knees or hyper-extended knees More Massage Test Questions And Terminology
Do you know where these boney landmarks are?
Manubrium Pubic symphysis Adductor tubicle Gluteal tuberosity Lamina groove
List 2 benefits of the 5 swedish massage strokes:
Glide Knead Percussion Vibration
Do you know these pathologies?
Adhesive capsulitis Apnea Bell Palsy Bursitis Colitis
Crohns Disease Diverticulitis Eczema
Fibromyalgia Goiter Hepatitis Lupus Lyme disease
Myocardial infarction Osgood-Schlatter Disease Plantar Fasciitis Psoriasis Repetitive motion injury Rosacea
Sciatica Thoracic outlet syndrome Varicose veins Massage Test Questions And Terminology
What is Melanin and what does it do?
What's the difference between Pacinian corpuscle and Meissners corpuscle?
What are the antagonists to the following muscles:
pectoralis major>br>biceps femoris erector spinae
Where do you find the pyloric sphnincter and the ileocecal sphincter?
What is being described: Disease that has an abrupt onset of severe symptoms and is short in duration. Is is chronic or acute?
Where are the following bones:
sphenoid cuboid atlas talus ethmoid
What vitamin is necessary for blood clotting?
Do you perform non-gliding friction during pre-event sports massasge?
While you are massaging your client, you notice that they are clenching their fists. What could this mean?
What is a soft end feel?
What is a hard end feel?
Which muscle of the quadriceps goes over 2 joints?
What is the main artery called?
What is the main vein called?
What are the 5 elements in Chinese medicine?
How would you recognize varicose veins?
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Can you describe the following massage modalities:
Reiki Shiatsu Trager
Reflexology Swedish Polarity Myofascial Release Rolfing
What blood cell is responsible for blood clotting?
What is TMJ Dysfunction?
Do you know the following terms:
cryotherapy fibromyalgia basalt
kyphosis More Massage Test Questions
Who are the following people:?
Pehr Henrik Ling Johann Mezger Charles Taylor Dr. Randolph Stone Bonnie Pruden
What country did these originate from:?
Ayurveda Shiatsu Acupressure
What are the ends of the spinal cord that fan out like a horse’s tail?
Dura mater, Brachial plexus or Cauda equina
What color is the Solar Plexus Chakra?
Hemoglobin is made up of which mineral:?
calcium, potassium or iron
What vitamin is used for clotting the blood?
What solution ratio of bleach to water should be used to disinfect a contaminated massage table?
1:4, 1:7 or 1:10
What are the bones in the wrist?
Which cerebral lobe of the brain regulates motor output,
cognition, and speech production?
What does AMTA mean?
Is impetigo infectious?
Where are blood cells formed?
What's the difference between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoporosis?
What do the following terms mean?
fever metastasis carcinogen stroke subjective information objective information anemia thixotropic / thixotropy trigger point periosteum
What's the difference between active and assistive stretching?
Name the 3 meridians that end in the chest?
What's the temperature range for cold?
What is Diverticulitis?
What's the temperature range for tepid?
What are the 3 layers of the Dura mater called?
Which blood cell fights disease:
erythrocytes or leukocytes?
What are the 3 parts of the large intestine called?
What are the 5 elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM):?
Where is bile produced?
What are the following respiratory pathologies:?
laryngitis emphysema pneumonia
Name muscles that help in breathing?
Name 5 bones of the cranium or head (not face)?
What are the differences between the yang and yin meridians?
Name 4 bones of the face?
What do the following terms mean:?
strain compound fracture neurotransmitters melatonin
prana chi pes planus
Name the 3 meridians that end in the foot?
List the 2 meridians for the Wood Element in TCM?
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