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Massage manipulations are? skillful use of hands and forearms to affect the soft tissue directly.
What kind of movement of the body is voluntary? (bones) osteokenematic movement
what method has as its primary effect lifting of the tissue away from underlying structures? kneading
what method would be inappropriate if a client doesn't want any lubrication during massage? gliding
A client is ticklish, especially around the chest area. What would be the best method to use in this area? compression over the client's own hand
What method is being described? Isolate the target muscle in passive contraction. Have the client contract the antagonist group. Have the client relax and then lengthen the target muscles. reciprocal inhibition
A major contraindication to massage the legs is? thrombophlebitis veins in the legs are more susceptible to blood clots
What is a massage application that twists tissue? Torsion
What massage application creates shear force? Friction
Kneading is effective when creating what force? bending and torsion
What type of method for abdominal massage is most beneficial for mechanically encouraging fecal movement in the large intestine? effleurage/gliding
A client would like tapotement to be used at the end of the massage to stimulate the nervous system. What would be the appropriate method for the face? tapping
The four signs to the inflammatory response are, redness, swelling, pain, and ? heat
what is it called when new cells are similar to those that they replace? regeneration
The study of disease? Pathology
the definition of health is? optimal functioning with freedom from disease or abnormal processes
the prefix ab means? away from
the prefix ad means? toward
the prefix ante means? before, forward
the prefix anti means? against
the prefix auto means? self
the prefix contra means? against, opposite
the prefix ecto means? outer, outside
the prefix en means? in, into within
the prefix eryth means? red
the prefix hemi means? half
the prefix intra means? within
the prefix leuk means? white
the prefix peri means? around
the prefix retro means? backward
How many cervical vertebrae are located in the spine? 7
How many thoracic vertebrae are located in the spine? 12
How many lumbar vertebrae are located in the spine? 5
How many quadrants is the abdomen divided into? 4
How many regions is the abdomen diveded into? 9
What are the four quadrants of the abdomen? right upper, left upper, right lower, and left lower
What are the nine regions of the abdomen? hypochondriac, epigastric, left hypochondriac, right lumbar, unbilical, left lumbar, right iliac, hypogastric, and left iliac
What is the position of the body when it is standing upright with the feet slightly apart, and thumbs outward? anatomic position
Name the body cavities. Cranial, Vertebral, Thoracic, Abdominal, Pelvic
What is the definition of Kinesiology? The study of movement
What is Histology? The study of tissue
What are the primary tissues of the body? epithelial, connective, muscular, and nervous tissues
What are the parts of the Axial Skeleton? Cranium, mandible, cervical vertebrae, sternum, ribs, thoracic vertebrae, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, and coccyx
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