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5 Matching Questions

  1. Define posture...
  2. Proper posture...
  3. T or F. Connective tissue adapts to postural changes whethe good or bad?
  4. Ergonomics is ....
  5. Sciolosis
  1. a Process of changing your environment to encourage good body mechanics.
  2. b Keeps knees and joints in correct alignment.
    Helps decrease abn. wearing of joint surfaces.
    Decreases stress on ligaments.
    Prevents spine from being in fixed abn. position.
    Prevents fatigue
    Pevents strain or overuse.
    Prevents backache and muslce pain.
    Contributes to good appearance.
  3. c Body alignment that minimizes pressure or stresss on the spine and bones of the body.
  4. d Sideways curvature of thoracic spine.
  5. e True

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Visually analyze the client's body to discern these areas of adaptation. Once achieved, we can begin to assess the client's tissues back into proper state and function.
  2. True, epecially when driving.
  3. 1) Head hold straight/chin in.
    2) Earlobes in line with middle of shoulders.
    3) Shoulders back.
    4) Chest forward.
    5) Knees straight.
    6) Tuck tummy in---don't tilt pelvis forward/backward.
    7) Arches in feet should be supported.
    8) Avoid standing for long time.
    9) adjust height of work table.
    10) Elevate one foot by resting on box or stool.
  4. 1) develop good daily postural habits.
    2) strengthen core muscles.
    3) stretch "anterior" muscles. (rounded shoulders people need to stretch their front shoulder and chest muscles to help regain normal posture).
    4) strengthen "posterior" muscles. Because these muscles are essentially stretched constantly; they become inefficient and fail to help you stand straight.
    5) Encourage proper firing patterns.( what muscle is contracting first).
  5. Avoid sleeping on your stomach; can cause back and neck strain. Side or on back is best.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Functional Scoliosis is....acquired over time; due to improper posture.

          

  2. Body mechanics is...Learning proper posture, lifting, carrying techniques.
    Being aware of your body position at all times.
    Alter your habits, positions or environment to provide safe and efficient work.
    Practice good body mechanics at all times!

          

  3. T or F. All three normal back curves should be preent while sitting?1) Head hold straight/chin in.
    2) Earlobes in line with middle of shoulders.
    3) Shoulders back.
    4) Chest forward.
    5) Knees straight.
    6) Tuck tummy in---don't tilt pelvis forward/backward.
    7) Arches in feet should be supported.
    8) Avoid standing for long time.
    9) adjust height of work table.
    10) Elevate one foot by resting on box or stool.

          

  4. Structural scoliosis is ...at birth.

          

  5. Where is the 'physical center' of the body?1) focus on the inner stillness within you.
    2) close your eyes and deep breathes.
    3) unclotter your mind, noise, feelings
    4) focus on your task; use your intuition.

          

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