Advanced Stretching SM2 Quiz
What does the F in PNF stand for?
What does the N in PNF stand for?
Muscle contraction when the muscle is in a lengthened position
Why is body position and body mechanics important in PNF?
A. So the athlete gets the best stretch
B. So the therapist gets the best stretch
C. So the therapist prevents fatigue and injury from performing resistance on the athlete
D. So the athlete prevents fatigue and injury from performing resistance on the therapists
What does the P in PNF stand for
Muscle contraction that results in no joint movement but muscle is still working
What is the elongation of the or an extremity
Uses an isometric contraction of the agonist, followed by an isometric contraction of the antagonist
A. Rhythmic stabilization
B. Slow reversal
C. Slow reversal-hold
D. contract relax
Opposing force to the patient’s movement is what?
What stimulates the activity of muscle spindle
C. Golgi tendon organ
A muscle that causes movement to occur through it’s own action is what?
isotonic contraction of the agonist followed immediately by an isotonic contraction of the antagonist
A. Slow reversal
B. Repeated contraction
C. Slow reversal hold
D. Rhythmic stabilization
A muscle that opposes movement at a joint is called a what?
Muscle contraction in which movement occurs at the joint
Which PNF stretch is effective when ROM is limited by muscle tightness?
D. Hold relax
What is the correct order for verbal stimulation?
A. Preparation, correction, action
B. Action, preparation, correction
C. Preparation, action, correction
D. Correction, preparation, action
Which of the following about verbal stimulation is false?
A. The volume with which the command is given affects the strength of resulting muscle contraction
B. Louder command when strong muscle contraction is required
C. Softer and calmer tone when the goal is relaxation and relief of pain
D. It has no effect on our muscles or strength
Muscle contraction in a shortened position
Which of the following is NOT a use of PNF
D. 1 Rep Max
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