Knee Anatomy Quiz
Genu Valgum, when we have a large Q-angle, is commonly known as:
A. Knock kneed
B. Bow Legged
C. Squinting Patellas
D. Genu recurvatum
What ligament attaches to the femur and fibula?
The IT Band (Iliotibial Band) connects the Tensor Fascia Latae to the Fibula and Femur.
The Cruciate ligaments form a ___ inside the
What bone is the knee cap?
A _________ force puts pressure from the lateral side and stresses the medial side of the knee
The two (2) main joints that make up the knee are the:
A. Tibiotalar and talocrural
B. Radioulnar and sternoclavicular
C. Patellofemoral and tibiofemoral
D. Calcaneofibular and tibiofemoral
What injury could this be?
A. Patella Strain
B. Patella Fracture
C. Patella Dislocation
D. A bruise
The cushion between the femur and tibia is the ________.
D. Patellar Tendon
The 2 main motions that occur at the joint are:
A. Flexion and Rotation
B. Rotation and extension
C. Flexion and circumduction
D. Flexion and Extension
Is this a bad position to be in?
C. It is not NO
D. Don’t click no.
What about the meniscus is true?
A. There is a medial meniscus and lateral meniscus.
B. The menisci absorb shock with compression forces to the knee
C. The menisci are poorly vascular
D. All of the above
When there is a small or negative Q-angle it is called:
A. Genu Varum (Bow Legged)
B. Squinting patellas
C. Genu Valgum (Knock kneed)
D. Small Q-angle
The term used to describe the tibia internally rotating with extension is called what?
A. Tightening the ACL
B. Screw-home mechanism
C. Relaxing of the ACL
D. There is not a term for this
What ligament, inside the joint prevents forward motion of the tibia.
Where does the patellar tendon insert?
A. Tibia plateau
B. Tibial shalt
C. Tibial tuberosity
D. Fibular head
The flat part of the proximal end of the tibia is called the:
A. Femoral Condyle
B. Tibial Condyle
C. Tibial Plateau
D. Medial Meniscus
The ligament on the inside of the knee is the MCL.
The inner portion of the menisci are ____ which makes healing almost impossible.
How many muscles make up the quadriceps?
What action occurs with the quads?
What two main movements occur at the knee?
A. Flexion and Extension
B. Rotation and Flexion
C. Abduction and Flexion
D. Adduction and Flexion
One of the functions of the menisci is to:
A. Increase friction between joints
B. Decrease knee stability
C. Absorb shock
D. Look pretty in the knee
What type of joint is the knee joint?
B. Ball in socket
C. Modified hinge
D. modified ball in socket
What does ACL stand for?
A. Atlanta Cruciate Ligament
B. Anterior Cruciate Ligament
C. Anterior Coolio Ligament
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