1. A(n) _____ molecule is the primary source for energy in metabolism?

Oxygen
ATP
Cofactor
Lysosomes

2. If you were talking about the integumentary system, you would be discussing:

The kidneys, lungs, pancreas, and spleen
The skin, nails, hair and sweat glands
The path that oxygen takes to bond with hemoglobin
The organs responsible for metabolism

3. What body system maintains posture, produces body heat, and movement?

Circulatory
Muscular
Gastrointestinal
Nervous

4. What is the area called where the brachial plexus passes through the scapula?

Scapular notch
Acromion process
Glenoid fossa
Subscapular fossa

5. Most long nerve fibers are covered with a whitish, fatty material that is called:

Nissel
Dendrites
Myelin
Synapse

6. Which ribs are termed the floating ribs?

8-12
11 & 12
10-12
9-12

7. The primary muscles involved in torticollis are:

Levator scapula, scalenes, and ESG's
SCM, scalenes, and ESG's
SCM, scalenes, and levator scapula
SCM, scalenes, and trapezius (upper fibers)

8. A spasm is:

A voluntary, prolonged muscle contraction
A short muscle contraction
An involuntary, sustained contraction of a muscle
A painful, voluntary, quick muscle contraction

9. If a client comes to you with a headache that has referred pain, it is most likely a:

Cluster headache
Tension headache
Migraine
Chronic paroxysmal hemicrania

10. A client comes to you with pain and dizziness when they turn their neck, they think the pain could be from a small MVA last week. When you perform your ROM testing you notice extreme muscle weakness and they complain of difficulty swallowing. What should you do?

Treat them for whiplash and refer them to a chiropractor
Thoroughly document the initial assessment and refer client to a physician for assessment before massage treatment
Send them to a physical therapist
Refer them to another MT

11. Adhesive capsulitis is another name for which pathology?

Pes Planus
TMJD
Degenerative Disc Disease
Frozen shoulder

12. When assessing the radiocarpal joint, what muscle group would you lengthen to release or decrease mild extension at the wrist?

Extensors
Flexors
Radial deviators
Ulnar deviators

13. What type of ROM testing is used to pinpoint adhesions?

Adson's
Babinski's
Active resisted
Bragard's sign

14. What technique is used to reduce edema, ease pain, lower the chance of scar tissue formation, and remove metabolic waste secondary to edema and inflammation?

Muscle approximation
Lymphatic drainage
Diaphragmatic breathing
Pressure point

15. To breakdown adhesions that prevent normal motion, this technique can be used in sub-acute and chronic stages of healing?

Effleurage
Rhythmic mobilization
Myofascial release
Cross-fiber friction

16. Which is an example of practicing good business ethics?

Showering everyday
Keeping nails and hands clean
Being honest and confidential
Wearing appropriate clothing

17. All information given is confidential on a health history intake form unless?

The client gives specific written permission
Their HCP asks for it
You feel it is your duty to share client information for legal reasons
Treatments are complete and they are no longer a client

18. What is the purpose of a treatment description?

Create informed health care consumers
Create rapport
Create trust
All of the above

19. Leaving a client's health history document lying on the counter during a massage is:

Ok if you are not busy
Permitted if you are in a hurry
Breaching client confidentiality laws
Not something to be worried about

20. Which of the following is not part of the upper respiratory system?

Larynx
Vocal cords
Mouth
Trachea

21. Which of the following choices are part of the endocrine system?

Pancreas, thyroid, and bile
Thyroid, pharynx, and adrenal
Adrenal, gonads, and thyroid
Gonads, pharynx, and larynx

22. The connective tissue within the medullary cavity is called?

Spongy bone
Bone marrow
Periosteum
Endosteum

23. Of the following choices, what would be a mechanical force causing a wound?

Extreme temperature
Chemical source
Trauma
Electrical source

24. What are considered the main supportive components of the nervous system?

Fotons
Neurons
Protons
Axons

25. Which system of the body would regulate the blood pH and exchange gases?

Circulatory
Gastrointestinal
Integumentary
Respiratory

26. In passive range of motion testing what two muscles are assessed when the foot is placed in inversion?

Fibularis (peroneus) longus and tibialis anterior
Tibialis anterior and tibialis posterior
Fibularis (peroneus) longus and extensor digitorum longus
Extensor hallucis longus and Extensor digitorum longus

27. A trigger point is;

A hypotonic point that causes pain and referred pain
A hypertonic joint that causes satellite pain
A hyperirritable spot in the soft tissue that often exhibits a predictable referral pain pattern
A hypoirritable soft tissue spot that causes pain in a referral pattern

28. As a reaction to the presence of foreign particles, the body's immune system may create __________.

Antagonists
Antigens
Antibodies
Antagonons

29. If a client is taking anti-inflammatories or blood thinners it is contraindicated to perform:

Rhythmic techniques
Trigger point therapy
Friction techniques
Effleurage

30. What is the term for the end of a bone that is closest to the trunk?

Diaphysis
Metaphysis
Proximal epiphysis
Endosteum