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1

What type of session will require a longer initial interview and evaluation?

Treatment massage

2

Define the term: Superficial Fascia

Fascia in the superficial realm of the body; just beneath the skin.

3

Gentle, passive range of motion techniques used during end-of-life care are:

Contraindicated as too aggressive

4

Define the term: Downward rotation

Rotating a body part in an inferior direction

5

Define the term: Cutaneous membrane

Skin; the outer membrane of the body composed of the dermis and epidermis.

6

What do changes in muscle, fascia, and connective tissue indicate?

A functional postural dysfunction

7

Aside from the positive effect on a person's mood, the relaxation response promoted by massage also decreases sensations of:

Pain

8

By inducing this type of nervous system response, massage promotes relaxation.

Parasympathetic

9

Massage techniques stimulate sebaceous gland activity. This is a:

Mechanical effect

10

One somatic reflex that can be manipulated by massage application methods is:

The tendon reflex

11

Primary effects from massage are:

The first effects to occur in the tissue

12

Adrenaline is associated with the “fight or flight” stress response and is also known as:

Epinephrine (also known as adrenaline) into the bloodstream

13

The environment, the attitude of the person administering the treatment, and the client’s confidence in the effectiveness of the treatment all contribute to the:

Placebo effect

14

Massage has been shown to DECREASE this type of brain wave, thus stimulating greater relaxation:

Beta

15

Massage increases available amounts of “feel-good” chemicals in the body such as dopamine, oxytocin, and:

Serotonin

16

Massage stimulates digestion because of the activation of which branch of the autonomic nervous system?

Parasympathetic nervous system

17

The client’s mental and emotional experience of a massage session is a result of:

Psychological effects

18

A physiological effect of massage that supports stress management is:

Activation of the parasympathetic nervous system response

19

Which massage technique is most commonly used to loosen and discharge phlegm?

Tapotement

20

Physiological effects of massage are:

Effects that occur in the body

21

A common psychological side effect of chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia or myofascial pain syndrome is some level of:

Depression

22

Massage can help reduce feelings of anxiety commonly associated with hyperstimulation of this branch of the autonomic nervous system:

Sympathetic

23

Avid athletes seek massage as part of their training regimen because of its effectiveness in reducing muscle:

Fatigue

24

With the improved quality of sleep that massage provides, production of this chemical, which reduces pain in the body, is increased:

Somatostatin

25

The increase in serotonin production stimulated by massage is linked to a DECREASE in symptoms of depression and:

Stress

26

Systemic effects of massage are:

Effects that cause changes to the body's chemistry, circulation, metabolism, and nervous system

27

Components of standard precautions include:

Properly cleaning surfaces contaminated with blood or bodily fluid

28

Practitioners should pull long hair back so that it does not touch a client because:

The hair can act as a reservoir for pathogens

29

A virus is a type of:

Infectious Agent

30

A pathogen passed from one person to another results in a(n):

Infectious Disease