Chapter 7: Functional Assessments: Posture, Movement, Core, Balance and Flexibility

Question 1 of 10

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Which of the following is a non-correctible factor related to postural deviations?

Select one of the following:

  • Side dominance

  • Structural deviations

  • Lack of joint stability

  • Lack of joint mobility

Question 2 of 10

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When designing an exercise program for a beginning exerciser, it is best to focus on
enhancing muscular strength before shifting the focus to improving the client’s posture.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 10

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Barring structural differences in the skeletal system, a pronated ankle _______________.

Select one of the following:

  • Forces internal rotation of the tibia and slightly less internal rotation of the femur

  • Causes a lengthening of the calf muscles and limits ankle dorsiflexion

  • Has little effect on the rest of the body’s kinetic chain

  • Moves the calcaneus into inversion, lifting the inside of the heel slightly off the
    ground

Question 4 of 10

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The coupling relationship between tight ______________ and _______________ is
defined as the lower-cross syndrome.

Select one of the following:

  • Rectus abdominis; hamstrings

  • Hip flexors; erector spinae

  • Rectus abdominis; erector spinae

  • Hip flexors; hamstrings

Question 5 of 10

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When performing a shoulder screen and observing the client from a posterior view, a
trainer notices an outward protrusion of the vertebral borders, but not the inferior angles,
of the scapulae. What deviation is most likely being observed?

Select one of the following:

  • Scapular protraction

  • Kyphosis

  • Sway-back posture

  • Winged scapulae

Question 6 of 10

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During the hurdle step screen, you observe that the client exhibits an anterior tilt with a
forward torso lean. What muscles should you suspect of being underactive or weak?

Select one of the following:

  • Stance-leg hip flexors

  • Gluteus medius and maximus

  • Hip adducts and tensor fascia latae

  • Rectus abdominis and hip extensors

Question 7 of 10

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During the Thomas Test, you observe that when the client holds the back and sacrum flat,
the back of the lowered thigh touches the table, but the knee does not flex to 80 degrees.
What muscle(s) should you suspect of being tight?

Select one of the following:

  • Rectus femoris

  • Iliopsoas

  • Primary hip flexors

  • Hamstrings

Question 8 of 10

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In your notes regarding a client performing the external and internal shoulder rotation
tests, you recorded that the client displayed potential tightness in the infraspinatus and
teres major. What might you have observed during the test that led to that conclusion?

Select one of the following:

  • Client externally rotated the forearms 90 degrees to touch the mat

  • Client displayed discrepancies between arms when externally rotating the
    forearms

  • Client internally rotated the forearms 70 degrees toward the mat

  • Client displayed discrepancies between arms when internally rotating the
    forearms

Question 9 of 10

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A male client performs the stork-stand balance test and is able to hold the position for 46
seconds. How would you rate this client’s performance?

Select one of the following:

  • Excellent

  • Good

  • Fair

  • Poor

Question 10 of 10

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Apley’s scratch test is usually performed in conjunction with which of the following pairs
of tests?

Select one of the following:

  • Sharpened Romberg test and stork-stand balance test

  • Thomas test and passive straight-leg raise test

  • Shoulder flexion-extension test and internal-external rotation test of the humerus

  • Blood pressure cuff test and muscle-length test

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