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The outer layer of the joint capsule

 

 

11) The outer layer of the joint capsule

A) lubricates the joint.

B) provides reinforcing structure.

C) cushions the ends of bones.

D) connects bone to bone.

12) Receptors in the tendon that trigger your muscle to relax are called

A) golgi tendon organs.

B) stretch receptors.

C) muscle spindles.

D) patellar tendons.

13) If a stretch reflex is activated, the muscle will

A) lengthen.

B) relax.

C) shorten.

D) tear.

14) Muscle spindles trigger the muscle to

A) lengthen.

B) relax.

C) contract.

D) remain fixed.

15) When a doctor taps your patellar tendon, your leg kicks out as a result of

A) a reflex contraction of the hamstrings.

B) a reflex extension of the calve muscles.

C) a reflex extension of the deltoid muscles.

D) a reflex contraction of the quadriceps muscle.

16) Gender differences in flexibility seem to indicate

A) that women overall have a higher degree of flexibility than men.

B) that men overall have a higher degree of flexibility than women.

C) that both genders are equivalent in flexibility.

D) that differences are specific to particular joints.

17) Which of the following affects flexibility?

A) muscular endurance

B) ethnicity

C) agility

D) activity level

18) At which age does flexibility peak?

A) 13

B) 15

C) 18

D) 21

19) John is 22 years old. Although he is physically active, on the sit-and-reach-test he performs poorly. John's lack of flexibility is most likely due to

A) gender.

B) genetics.

C) age.

D) activity level.

20) Changes in flexibility with aging are primarily associated with

A) inactivity.

B) changes in blood flow.

C) changes in diet.

D) bone density loss.

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