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1

The functions of a cell are?

Growth, respiration, irritability, movement, metabolism, excretion and reproduction.

2

Which of the following is one of the major types of connective tissue?

Blood

3

The functions of skeletal muscles is to?

Create movement when contracted

4

Voluntary muscle tissue describes muscles that are?

Under conscious control

5

Involuntary muscle tissue is responsible for?

Slow, rhythmic movement of muscle tissue such as intestines

6

The action of the reclusive abdominus with both sides working is?

Lateral flexing and rotation of the trunk

7

The hamstrings are responsible for which movements

Flexing the knee and rotating the hip

8

Dorsiflexion of the foot is the action performed by

Tibialis anterior

9

The group of muscles responsible for extending the knee joint and flexing the hip joint are called

Quadriceps

10

The triceps have which action

Extension of the elbow

11

The muscles that assist with raising and lowering the rib cage and assist with breathing are

Internal and external intercostals

12

One of the actions of the trapezius is to

Retract the scapula

13

The muscle that aids chewing is known as the

Masseter

14

The muscle that helps close your eyes is known as the

Orbicularis oculi

15

The muscle that allows us to nod our head is called

Sternocleidomastoid

16

The muscle that forms vertical wrinkles between the eyebrows is called

Corrugated

17

The muscle found on the front of the chest that moves the arm towards the upper part of the body is called the

Pectoralis

18

The rib cage assists the body with

Inspiration and experiration

19

The skeleton provides storage for

Calcium

20

Where in the body can you find a fibrous joint

The sutures of the skull

21

Which of the following describes a synovial joint

Freely moving joint found in the hip

22

A lateral curvature of the spine is known as

Scoliosis

23

A spine that curves in the thoracic region is called

Kyphosis

24

What are the effects of massage on the circulatory system

Increases blood flow to the area and helps flush out metabolic waste

25

What is the effect of massage on the lymphatic system

Speeds up flow of lymph, helping the body eliminate waste and toxic debris more quickly

26

What is the effect of massage on the muscular system

Muscles are stretched and warmed, improving tone, flexibility, and relieving pain and fatigue

27

What are the effects of massage on the digestive system

It increases peristalsis

28

Which of the following describes the psychological effects of massage

Relaxes the mind and reduces stress and anxiety

29

Which of the following describes the physical effects of massage

Reduces muscular pain, eliminates waste and toxic build up, improves muscle tone and range of movements

30

Small scaly red patches, which form a ring around healthy skin and are found on the body is a condition known as

Tinea corporis