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KIN 301 Ch. 8-10 Test
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The rectus femoris is more powerful in extending the knee when the hip is in _____.
Which of the following muscles can perform inversion of the foot when concentrically contracting?
Which of the following muscles can perform flexion of the great toe when concentrically contracting?
flexor hallucis longus
Which of the following muscles has its insertion on the base of the distal phalanx of each of the four lesser toes?
flexor digitorum longus
Which of the following is the correct order starting from the most posterior aspect of the distal lower leg/ankle and moving medially?
flexor hallucis logus, flexor digitorum longus, tibialis posterior
The iliopsoas muscle is located _____ and performs _____ of the hip.
The insertion of the rectus femoris muscle is on the _____ aspect of the patella and patellar tendon to the tibial tuberosity.
Which of the following is not considered to be one of the quadriceps muscle group?
The Q angle is usually _____ or less for males and _____ or less for females.
Which of the following muscles can perform extension of the great toe when concentrically contracting?
extensor hallucis longus
The hip joint is a ball-and-socket joint that consists of the head of the femur connecting with the acetabulum of the pelvic girdle.
Which of the following muscles can perform extension of the lesser toes when concentrically contracting?
extensor digitorum longus
Which of the following muscles is important in providing dynamic medial stability to the knee joint because of the manner in which it crosses the joint and is also responsible for internal rotation of the knee?
Which of the following statements is true about the biceps femoris muscle?
it is best developed through hamstring curls or leg curls
The pes anserinus tendinous expansion comprises the _____.
gracilis, sartorius, and semitendinosus
The origin of the rectus femoris muscle is the anterior inferior iliac spine of the ilium and the groove above the _____.
Which of the following is not an action of the pectineus muscle?
abduction of the hip
The most common serious knee ligament injury involves the _____.
anterior curciate ligament
The _____ muscle originates on the inner surface of the ilium and the lower borders of the transverse processes (L1-L5), sides of the bodies of the last thoracic vertebra (T12), lumbar vertebrae (L1-L5), intervertebral fibrocartilages, and base of the sacrum.
Which of the following muscles is included in the anterior compartment?
Which of the following is not true regarding the bursae of the knee?
bursae are composed mainly of fatty tissue
Which of the following muscles is a two-joint muscle, effective as a hip flexor or as a knee flexor, and is sometimes referred to as the tailor's muscle?
Which of the following muscles externally rotates the knee?
Which of the following muscles internally rotates the knee?
The origin of the tensor fasciae latae muscle is the anterior _____ and the surface of the ilium just below the crest.
Which of the following muscles may be palpated on the upper one-half of the posterior aspect of the lower leg?
Which of the following statements is not true regarding "shin splints"?
may be partially prevented by stretching the plantar extensors
The vastus medialis provides a(n) _____ pull on the patella when contracting concentrically.
Which of the following is important in extension of the thigh with external rotation?
The flexor hallucis longus performs which of the following actions?
all of the answers are correct
Muscles that flex the knee include all of the following except:
tensor fascia latae
Which of the following muscles does not perform eversion of the foot?
flexor hallucis longus
The medial compartment of the thigh contains the muscles—adductor brevis, the adductor longus, the adductor magnus, the pectineus, and the gracilis—that are primarily responsible for _____.
adduction of the hip
Which of the following is not correct regarding menisci in the knee joint?
Which of the following is not true with respect to the synovial cavity?
provides the knee with stability
Which of the following is not considered to be a muscular compartment of the lower leg?
Which of the following is true regarding the medial collateral ligament?
maintains medial stability by resisting valgus forces or preventing the knee from being abducted
Which of the following muscles only performs plantar flexion?
The _____ is best stretched by moving the hip into extreme adduction in front of the opposite extremity and then behind it, and weakness in this muscle can result in a Trendelenburg gait.
The knee joint is the largest joint in the body
The vastus lateralis provides a(n) _____ pull on the patella when contracting concentrically.
Which of the following muscles is best stretched in a side-lying position by having a partner take the knee into full flexion and simultaneously take the hip into extension?
The "Tom, Dick, and Harry" phrase refers to the _____, respectively.
tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus
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