Basic Biomechanics Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 9 :
The Biomechanics of the Human Spine

Quiz 9 :
The Biomechanics of the Human Spine

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Which of the following vertebral regions has the best range of motion?
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A

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Which part of the vertebrae bears the most weight?
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C

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Which of the following helps the spine absorb shock?
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D

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Which statement is not true about the intervertebral discs?
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Which of the following spinal curves are referred to as primary curves?
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The condition of exaggerated thoracic curvature is known as which of the following?
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The articulations between adjacent vertebral bodies are which of the following types of joints?
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Which vertebrae are the largest?
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The rectus abdominis causes flexion when contracted ________.
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What is the result when part of the nucleus pulposus of the disc protrudes and presses on a nerve?
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What joint is usually the culprit in low back pain?
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A typical geriatric disc has a fluid content that is reduced by approximately how much?
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Transverse or spinous process fractures may result from which of the following?
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Which of the following are potential consequences of spinal fractures?
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What is the most common type of vertebral fracture?
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Unusually high incidences of pars interarticularis fractures have been documented in which of the following groups of athletes?
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The most superior cervical vertebrae is called what?
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What is the most common type of spinal loading during daily activities?
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What causes the pumping action (influx and outflux of water containing nutrients and waste)of the intervertebral discs in adults?
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What is the enlarged cervical portion of the supraspinous ligament called?
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