Range of Motion: Test

1. Name three health problems that can occur because of lack of activity and exercise.

(Write answers in space provided separated by commas)

2. Progressive loss of muscle mass occurs at an average rate of  ______ percent per decade from 25 to 50 years and ______ percent per decade thereafter.   

(Write both answers in the space provided separated by commas) 

3. Older persons' muscles, joints and ligaments are more prone to injury.

(True or False)

4. Research confirms that regular exercise can slow or reverse many changes associated with the age-related loss of strength, endurance and flexibility.   

(True or False)

5. ________ _____ __________ exercises are used to keep joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons loose and flexible.

(Write answer in space provided)

6. Even small changes in muscle size can make a difference in strength.

(True or False).

7. __________ benefits people of all ages.

(Write answer in space provided.)

8. Regular exercise, even in short sessions several times a week, can help to offset a variety of health problems.

(True or False)

9. When confined to a bed, clients should change positions at least every _________ hours.

(Write answer in space provided.)

10. Daily activities move joints through their full range of motion.

(True or False)