← theory ch 6 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- psychological effects of massage
- what are the psychological benefits of massage?
- what is epinephrine?
- a relieves fatigue, reduces tension and anxiety, calms the nervous system and promotes a sense of relaxation and renewed energy.
- b accumulation of intersitial fluid in the soft tissues due to inflammation, blockage, or removal of the lymph channels
- c fight or flight hormone
- d client feels healthier, invigorated, more energetic, promotes relaxion and mental alertness,
- e internal balance of the body
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- severe hypertension, shock, acute pneumonia, toxemia during pregnancy
- mechanical (direct physical effects) and reflex (indirect responses to touch that affect body functions/tissues through nervous system)
- imflammation of a vein accompanied by pain and swelling
- increased metabolism, hastens healing, relaxes & refreshes the muscles, improves the lymphatic system
- arthritis, mueritis, labor and delivery, whiplash, muscular lesions, sciatica, headache, muscle spasms
5 True/False Questions
contraindication → any physical, emotional or mental condition that may cause a particular massage treatment to be unsafe or detrimental to the client's well-being
what does the central nervous system consist of? → all the nerves that connect the CNS to the rest of the body
dopamine → neurotransmitter that controls fine movement, emotional response and the ability to experience pleasure and pain
what are the major contraindications? → oil glands
aneurysm → local distention of an artery due to a weakening wall