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BT Sports Med Exam 2
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Jagged, irregular open wound created by a non-cutting device.
During the repair phase, a ______ temporarily holds the bones together.
It is more likely to have a partial tear of the ACL than a complete tear.
A strain is an injury to a
Injury occurring to the opposite side of the initial injury
A grade 3 sprain results in a complete rupture of a ligament.
If you injury the LCL, it is very likely that something else is injured too.
An open wound characterized by the partial tearing away of a body part is
Diagonal fracture from one side of the bone to the other:
Memory loss, either before or after an injury occurs, is called
A dislocation is best described as
a bone comes out of the joint
A sprain is an injury to a
Fracture occurs perpendicular to the length of the bone:
A fracture that travels across a bone, usually in a perpendicular fashion, is
Fracture occurs along the length of the bone:
Which connective tissue connects bones to bones?
Persistent concussion symptoms that linger after a concussion has been received are called
Ligaments have a high number of nerves, so they usually cause significant pain.
A jagged, irregular open wound is technically called an
Direct impact causes indentation:
About 80% of ankle injuries are ________.
lateral ankle sprains
The Medial Collateral Ligament(MCL) is responsible for resisting which motion?
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament(ACL) is responsible for resisting which motion?
Anterior tibial translation
Torsion along the length of the bone causes this:
Partial tearing away of a body part.
Tendons are more likely to strain than muscles.
This test requires the athlete to read numbers from left to right as fast as possible.
Growth plate fracture:
The Posterior Cruciate Ligament(PCL) is responsible for resisting which motion?
Posterior tibial translations
Which of the following is NOT true about strains?
caused by torsion of the fibers
Occurs when a pointed object enters the body.
Open wound made by a cutting device.
When a bone doesn't heal completely, it is called a
The main difference between first-, second-, and third-degree strains is
the amount of tissue that has been injured
Which stage of the healing process involves phagocytes eating up dead cells?
High ankle sprains heal well because they don't play a significant role in weight-bearing.
Second Impact Syndrome only affects athletes over the age of 23.
Medial ankle sprains often occur because of excessive eversion.
Which type of force is typically responsible for blisters and abrasions?
Which type of force is typically responsible for strains and sprains?
The Lateral Collateral Ligament(LCL) is responsible for resisting which motion?
Occurs in adolescents whose bones break only part of the way:
Repetitive impacts cause microfracture of bone not usually seen on Xray:
90% of concussions resolve within _______.
A temporary impairment of brain function is called
Which of the following is NOT a sign of concussions?
Concussions can occur without a direct contact to the head.
Which mechanism is responsible for causing a brain injury on the opposite side from the impact?
Which type of force is most likely to cause a contusion?
Which of the following is NOT a symptom of concussions?
unequal pupil size
Opposing forces applied to a bone at the same time "crush" the bone:
Forgetting events prior to the concussive episode is referred to as _________.
Open wound in which a body part is completely cut away from the body.
Bleeding under the skin due to a direct blow.
Severe sprains of this ligament will require the "Tommy John" surgery.
ulnar collateral ligament
Grade 1 sprains do not result in any instability.
FOOSH is the most common mechanism for an acromioclavicular ligament sprain.
Bone is crushed into multiple smaller pieces
Ligaments have high blood supply so they heal quickly.
Grade 2 strains will typically heal on their own.
Scraping off of a layer of skin.
Which of the following is NOT true about sprains?
low number of nerves so lots of pain
Ligament or tendon pulls off a piece of bone:
Scar formation takes __________ to occur
PCL tears are less common than ACL tears.
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