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What grade should a ramp be to be in accordance with ADA?

8% grade or a ratio of 1:12 (rise:run)


How tall is the standard step?

7 inches


What are the side effects of anabolic steroid use?

rapid weight gain, elevated BP, acne on the face and upper back, muscle hypertrophy, jaundice and mood swings occur with increased time


What are body marking common with steroid use?

Bruising/ needle marks, enlarged breasts in men, and in women secondary male characteristics


Describe Class I Heart Failure.

Mild HF: no limits in physical activity (up to 6.5 METS), comfortable at Rest, ordinary activity does not cause issue. Patients may have palpitations, angina or dyspnea.


Describe Class II Heart Failure.

Slight HF: Slight limitation in physical activity (up to 4.5 METS); comfortable at rest, ordinary physical activity results in fatigue, palpitations, dyspnea, and angina pain.


Describe Class III Heart Failure.

Marked HF: Marked limitations (up to 3 METS) comfortable at rest. Less than ordinary activity causes fatigue, palpitation, dyspnea and angina pain.


Describe Class IV Heart Failure.

Severe HF: Unable to carry out any physical activity (1.5 METS) with out discomfort, symptoms of ischemia, dyspnea, angina pain present at rest and increase with exercise.


What is normal fasting plasma glucose?

Less than 115 mg/dL


At what level of plamsa glucose should physical activity be contraindicated

Over 300 mg/dL


How do you initially treat whole arm paralysis in children?

Partial immobilization of the limb across the abdomen, followed by gentle ROM after immobilization.


What is the most common cause of Erb's palsy?

Traction or compression to unilateral UE


Which nerves are involved with Erbs palsy?

C5-6 (rhomboids, levator scap, serratus ant, delt, supra and infraspinatus, bicep muscles, forearm muscles, and wrist and hand muscles.


Which nerves are involved with Klumpke's paralysis

C8- T1


What is the characteristic UE position for Erbs palsy

Adduction, Internal Rotation, Elbow Extention, Porearm Pronation, Flexion of the wrist (waiters tip position)


What are early changes that signal LE lymph edema in men?

Perception of heaviness of LE('s), in ability to wear old socks and shoes


In a single subject design study A-B-A-B-A-B What does A and B represent.

A- Control group
B-Experimental Group


For a person with PVD who is training for conditioning what is a good exercise schedule for them?

5/week, BID 10 min / sesison


From what X-Ray view of the spine is the Scotty dog fracture visible?



What significant spinal defect can be seen from an oblique view of the spine

Spondylolisthesis / scotty dog fracture


What are th signs and symptoms for Cushing's syndrome?

decreased glucose tolerance
moon face
buffalo hump
emotional changes
muscular atrophy


What is Cushing's syndrome?

A metabolic disorder resulting from chronic and excessive production of cortisol by adrenal cortex usually caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland.


What is Addison's disease?

Complete or partial failure of adrenocortical function which results in decreased cortisol and aldosterone production.


Is facet joint pain constant or intermittant

Facet joint pain decreases with activity and movement, and increases with sustained positions.


What ligament does the anterior drawer test in the ankle test?

Anterior Talofibular ligament


What kinda of study has the highest level of evedence

Systematic review of Multicenter RCT's


When is resistive exercise started during cardiovascular rehab

After 4- 6 weeks of supervised cardiorespititory training. Also when exercise capacity is greater than 5 METS, with no angina symptoms or ST segment depression


What are the normal hematocrit levels?

Men: 45%-52%
Women: 37%- 48%


When working with patients who have had radiation therapy it is important to ...

observe skin care precations


Define Ideomotor apraxia

a patient cannot perform a task upon command but can perform the task on their own