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1

A client presenting with a soft tissue mass on the backside of the knee and a history of knee trauma would most likely be experiencing…
Select one:
a. gastrocnemius strain
b. medial collateral ligament sprain
c. patellofemoral pain syndrome
d. Baker’s cyst

d. Baker’s cyst

2

A patellar tracking disorder is most likely to lead to…
Select one:
a. patellofemoral pain syndrome
b. iliotibial band friction syndrome
c. anterior cruciate ligament sprain
d. meniscal injury

a. patellofemoral pain syndrome

3

A client with a distal quadriceps and retinaculum strain would most likely have pain reproduced with…
Select one:
a. passive knee extension
b. palpation of the medial knee
c. resisted knee extension
d. active abduction

c. resisted knee extension

4

Which of the following is most likely to be described in the history for a client who is sustained an anterior cruciate ligament sprain?
Select one:
a. suddenly stopping while running and then twisting the knee
b. chronic repetitive motions of the knee in flexion and extension
c. pain in the knee upon rising first thing the morning
d. loud pop and clicking sounds associated with the movement

a. suddenly stopping while running and then twisting the knee

5

Hamstring strains are a common in jury and occur more often that strains to the quadriceps. The primary reason they are more common is that…
Select one:
a. the quadriceps span more joints
b. the hamstrings are primarily a two-joint muscle group
c. the hamstrings are stronger than the quadriceps
d. the hamstrings are mostly used isometrically

b. the hamstrings are primarily a two-joint muscle group

6

Injury or damage to the medial meniscus would most likely be caused by…
Select one:
a. repetitive knee flexion with genu varum
b. high compressive loads to the knee over time
high compressive loads to the knee over time
c. nerve compression in the knee region
d. a genu valgum postural alignment

b. high compressive loads to the knee over time
high compressive loads to the knee over time

7

Which of the following evaluation procedures is most likely to be painful if the client has sustained and adductor strain (also commonly called a groin pull)?
Select one:
a. active thigh medial rotation
b. resisted abduction
c. passive adduction
d. resisted adduction

d. resisted adduction

8

Dana has sustained a second-degree hamstring strain from a sprinting activity. Which of the following is most likely to be painful with your evaluation process?
Select one:
a. passive knee flexion
b. resisted knee flexion
c. resisted knee extension
d. the early portion of active knee extension

b. resisted knee flexion

9

Which of the following is most likely to result from a postural deviation where the client has a large Q angle?
Select one:
a. hamstring tendinosis
b. posterior cruciate ligament sprain
c. iliotibial band friction syndrome
d. patellar tracking disorder

b. posterior cruciate ligament sprain?

10

The ____________ has a fibrous connection to the medial meniscus and consequently the two are frequently injured together.
Select one:
a. gracilis muscle
b. tibial collateral ligament
c. patellar tendon
d. fibular collateral ligament

b. tibial collateral ligament

11

A client having prepatellar bursitis is most likely to have pain during your evaluation process with…
Select one:
a. resisted knee flexion
b. resisted knee extension
c. passive knee extension
d. palpation of the anterior knee

d. palpation of the anterior knee

12

When squatting down to the ground, which of the following describes the type of mechanical force that the patellar tendon is subjected to?
Select one:
a. tensile force
b. compressive force
c. concentric compression
d. rotational stress

a. tensile force

13

The name for the condition commonly referred to as knock knees is…
Select one:
a. tibial varus
b. genu valgum
c. femoral recurvatum
d. genu varum

b. genu valgum

14

If your client has sustained a medial collateral ligament sprain, which of the following procedures would most likely NOT be painful?
Select one:
a. passive knee extension
b. active knee flexion
c. resisted knee extension
d. palpation of the medial knee

c. resisted knee extension

15

Chondromalacia patellae is a condition which primarily affects the…
Select one:
a. patellar tendon
b. meniscus
c. articular cartilage
d. joint capsule

c. articular cartilage

16

A positive movie sign indicates pain resulting from keeping the knee flexed for long periods. If a client describes the symptoms, which of the following is most likely involved as the cause?
Select one:
a. chondromalacia
b. ACL sprain
c. patellar tendinosis
d. hamstring strain

a. chondromalacia

17

If your client has sustained a hamstring strain, which of the following combinations of passive motion procedures is most likely to reproduce pain during the evaluation process?
Select one:
a. knee extension with hip flexion
b. knee extension with hip extension
c. knee flexion with hip extension
d. hip flexion with knee flexion

a. knee extension with hip flexion

18

Repetitive flexion and extension motions of the knee performed while the individual has hypertonicity in the gluteus maximus and tensor postural is most likely to lead to…
Select one:
a. anterior cruciate ligament sprain
b. a baker’s cyst
c. chondromalacia
d. iliotibial band friction syndrome

d. iliotibial band friction syndrome

19

A client who sustained a blow to the lateral side of the knee has sustained a ______________ force and is mostly likely to have caused injury to the ______________.
Select one:
a. varus… patellar retinaculum
b. varus…iliotibial band
c. valgus…medial collateral ligament
d. valgus…posterior cruciate ligament

c. valgus…medial collateral ligament

20

These three structures are frequently injured together in many knee injuries. It is so common for them to the involved together that they are frequently referred to as the “terrible triad.”
Select one:
a. anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, medial meniscus
b. lateral collateral ligament, medial meniscus, lateral meniscus
c. anterior talofibular ligament, medial meniscus, patellar tendon
d. medial collateral ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, patellar tendon

a. anterior cruciate ligament, medial collateral ligament, medial meniscus