MCQ of Techniques of Mobilising Joints is the Chapter 14 of Kinesiology Book by Dena Gardiner
Which term refers to the passive oscillatory movement of a joint within its normal range of motion, typically performed by a therapist or practitioner?
- A. Joint mobilization.
- B. Joint immobilization.
- C. Joint manipulation.
- D. Joint hyperextension.
Which of the following techniques involves rhythmic, repetitive joint movements, often used to improve joint nutrition and reduce stiffness?
- A. Joint mobilization.
- B. Joint manipulation.
- C. Active stretching.
- D. Static stretching.
What is a common goal of joint mobilization techniques in kinesiology?
- A. To strengthen the muscles around the joint.
- B. To immobilize the joint temporarily.
- C. To increase joint stability.
- D. To restore or enhance joint function.
Which of the following is an example of a joint mobilization technique commonly used in kinesiology?
- A. High-intensity interval training (HIIT).
- B. Isometric contractions.
- C. PNF stretching.
- D. Graded joint mobilization.
What is the primary difference between joint mobilization and joint manipulation?
- A. Joint mobilization is active, while joint manipulation is passive.
- B. Joint mobilization involves rapid, forceful movements, while joint manipulation is gentle and rhythmic.
- C. Joint mobilization focuses on restoring joint function, while joint manipulation aims to stabilize the joint.
- D. Joint mobilization is typically performed by the individual, while joint manipulation requires a trained practitioner.
Which of the following is true regarding joint mobilization techniques?
- A. They are only used in cases of joint hypermobility.
- B. They are typically performed by the individual without the need for a practitioner.
- C. They are often used to address joint restrictions, stiffness, or pain.
- D. They primarily focus on strengthening the muscles around the joint.
What is the primary difference between passive range of motion (PROM) exercises and joint mobilization?
- A. PROM exercises are active movements, while joint mobilization is passive.
- B. Joint mobilization involves rapid, high-impact movements, while PROM is slow and controlled.
- C. PROM exercises can only be performed by a therapist.
- D. Joint mobilization is only performed on extremity joints.
Which of the following joints is commonly targeted for mobilization in cases of shoulder impingement syndrome?
- A. Hip joint.
- B. Ankle joint.
- C. Elbow joint.
- D. Glenohumeral joint.
What is the role of graded joint mobilization techniques in rehabilitation?
- A. To maintain joint stiffness.
- B. To increase joint instability.
- C. To progressively restore joint mobility and function.
- D. To immobilize the joint completely.
Joint mobilization techniques are often categorized into different grades. What does a higher grade typically indicate?
- A. Greater force and intensity of the technique.
- B. Slower and more gentle movements.
- C. An increased focus on muscle strengthening.
- D. The need for specialized equipment.
The ankle joint primarily allows which types of movements?
- A. Flexion and extension.
- B. Flexion and abduction.
- C. Adduction and rotation.
- D. Extension and rotation.
Which of the following joints is commonly referred to as the “big toe joint” and plays a crucial role in walking and balance?
- A. Metatarsophalangeal joint.
- B. Talocrural joint.
- C. Subtalar joint.
- D. Tarsometatarsal joint.
What is the primary function of the arches of the foot?
- A. To provide a flat surface for walking.
- B. To store energy during running.
- C. To absorb shock and distribute weight during weight-bearing activities.
- D. To maintain joint stability.
Which foot exercise is often recommended to strengthen the muscles of the arch and improve foot flexibility?
- A. Toe curls using a towel.
- B. High-intensity interval training (HIIT).
- C. Quadriceps strengthening exercises.
- D. Shoulder shrugs.
Why is it important to perform foot exercises and maintain foot health?
- A. To improve vision.
- B. To reduce neck pain.
- C. To enhance cardiovascular fitness.
- D. To support overall posture and prevent foot-related issues.
Which of the following is a common term for the knee joint, which is the largest joint in the human body?
- A. Tibiotalar joint.
- B. Femoropatellar joint.
- C. Radioulnar joint.
- D. Coxal joint.
Kinesiology MCQ : Chapter 01 Mechanical Principles
What is the primary function of the menisci in the knee joint?
- A. To provide a smooth surface for joint movement.
- B. To attach muscles to bones.
- C. To absorb shock and enhance joint stability.
- D. To produce synovial fluid.
Which of the following ligaments is responsible for limiting hyperextension of the knee joint?
- A. Medial collateral ligament (MCL).
- B. Lateral collateral ligament (LCL).
- C. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
- D. Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL)
Which type of exercise is commonly prescribed for knee rehabilitation to improve quadriceps strength and knee stability?
- A. Swimming.
- B. Plyometric exercises.
- C. Isometric contractions.
- D. Leg extensions.
What is the primary goal of knee exercises in rehabilitation and injury prevention?
- A. To promote joint hypermobility.
- B. To reduce muscle mass in the quadriceps.
- C. To improve balance and proprioception.
- D. To restore or enhance knee function and strength.
The hip joint is classified as a __________ joint, allowing for a wide range of motion.
- A. Hinge.
- B. Ball-and-socket.
- C. Pivot.
- D. Gliding.
The acetabulum is a component of which joint in the body?
- A. Shoulder joint.
- B. Knee joint.
- C. Hip joint.
- D. Elbow joint.
Which of the following hip joint ligaments helps stabilize the joint and prevents excessive movement?
- A. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
- B. Medial collateral ligament (MCL).
- C. Iliofemoral ligament.
- D. Patellar ligament.
Which of the following exercises is commonly recommended to strengthen the muscles of the hip, particularly the gluteus maximus?
- A. Leg curls.
- B. Squats.
- C. Lunges.
- D. Hip bridges.
What is the primary purpose of hip exercises in rehabilitation and fitness training?
- A. To increase neck flexibility.
- B. To reduce hip joint stability.
- C. To improve balance and hip proprioception.
- D. To restore or enhance hip function and strength.
The joint formed by the articulation of the two pelvic bones is known as the:
- A. Femoropelvic joint.
- B. Iliosacral joint.
- C. Sacroiliac joint.
- D. Ischium joint.
The pelvis consists of three major bones, including the ilium, ischium, and:
- A. Femur.
- B. Sacrum.
- C. Patella.
- D. Tibia.
Which ligaments play a significant role in stabilizing the sacroiliac joint of the pelvis?
- A. Medial collateral ligaments.
- B. Anterior cruciate ligaments.
- C. Iliofemoral ligaments.
- D. Sacroiliac ligaments.
What is the primary goal of exercises targeting the muscles of the pelvic floor?
- A. To increase hip flexibility.
- B. To improve balance and proprioception.
- C. To strengthen the muscles that support pelvic organs.
- D. To enhance cardiovascular fitness.
Which type of exercise, often recommended for pregnant women, can help alleviate lower back pain and strengthen the muscles around the pelvis?
- A. High-intensity interval training (HIIT).
- B. Kegel exercises.
- C. Plyometric exercises.
- D. Bicep curls.