Kinesiology MCQ’s of Dena Gardiner (Chapter 18: Posture)


MCQ of Posture is the chapter 18 of the Kinesiology book by Dena Gardiner

What is posture, in the context of kinesiology?

  1. A. A measure of cardiovascular fitness.
  2. B. The alignment and positioning of the body’s segments during various activities.
  3. C. The ability to perform complex motor skills.
  4. D. The measurement of muscle strength.

Which of the following is an example of good postural alignment while standing?

  1. A. Rounded shoulders and forward head.
  2. B. Feet turned inward and knees locked.
  3. C. Neutral spine, shoulders back, and head aligned with the spine.
  4. D. Slouched posture with uneven weight distribution.

Poor posture can lead to various musculoskeletal issues, including:

  1. A. Enhanced flexibility.
  2. B. Reduced risk of injury.
  3. C. Back pain, headaches, and joint problems.
  4. D. Improved balance and coordination.

What role does proprioception play in maintaining good posture?

  1. A. Proprioception has no impact on posture.
  2. B. Proprioception helps in maintaining awareness of body position and alignment.
  3. C. Proprioception causes muscle stiffness.
  4. D. Proprioception is only related to cardiovascular fitness.

Which type of exercises are commonly recommended to improve and maintain good posture?

  1. A. Cardiovascular exercises.
  2. B. Strength training exercises.
  3. C. Postural and core stabilization exercises.
  4. D. High-intensity interval training (HIIT).

What is the term for the condition characterized by a rounding of the upper back and a forward head position, often associated with poor posture?

  1. A. Kyphosis.
  2. B. Scoliosis.
  3. C. Lordosis.
  4. D. Flexion.

Poor posture can result from prolonged periods of:

  1. A. Active movement.
  2. B. Proper alignment.
  3. C. Static positions with improper alignment.
  4. D. Vigorous exercise.

Which of the following is a common consequence of poor posture?

  1. A. Improved muscular strength.
  2. B. Reduced risk of joint problems.
  3. C. Back pain, neck pain, and muscle strain.
  4. D. Enhanced flexibility.

Poor posture while sitting for extended periods can lead to:

  1. A. Increased energy levels.
  2. B. Enhanced concentration.
  3. C. The development of a “hunched” or rounded back.
  4. D. Reduced stress levels.

What type of exercises are typically recommended to address poor posture and promote better alignment?

  1. A. High-intensity interval training (HIIT).
  2. B. Cardiovascular exercises.
  3. C. Postural correction exercises and stretches.
  4. D. Heavy weightlifting.

What is the term for the study of the alignment and positioning of the body’s segments during various activities?

  1. A. Orthopedics.
  2. B. Postural analysis.
  3. C. Ergonomics.
  4. D. Biomechanics.

Proper ergonomics and postural awareness are essential for:

  1. A. Reducing the need for exercise.
  2. B. Maintaining good posture and preventing musculoskeletal issues.
  3. C. Enhancing cardiovascular fitness.
  4. D. Improving flexibility.

Which of the following is a key factor in preparing for good posture?

  1. A. Slouched sitting positions.
  2. B. Maintaining a static posture for extended periods.
  3. C. Regular postural correction exercises.
  4. D. Ignoring ergonomic guidelines.

How can individuals prepare for good posture while working at a desk or computer for long hours?

  1. A. By leaning forward towards the computer screen.
  2. B. By sitting with feet crossed to improve posture.
  3. C. By using an ergonomic chair and adjusting monitor height.
  4. D. By avoiding breaks and remaining seated for long durations.

The preparation of good posture often involves:

  1. A. Ignoring musculoskeletal health.
  2. B. Frequent static positions without movement.
  3. C. Conscious effort, ergonomic adjustments, and postural exercises.
  4. D. Minimizing core strength.
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