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Theory of Massage

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  • Q1
    Effleurage is a massage movement applied in a:
    light pinching manner
    heavy tapping manner
    light stroking manner
    deep rolling manner
    30s
  • Q2
    Petrissage is what type of massage movement?
    friction
    tapotement
    kneading
    percussion
    30s
  • Q3
    Friction in massage involves the use of:
    vibratory movements
    light stroking movements
    deep rubbing movements
    slapping movements
    30s
  • Q4
    The immediate effects of massage are first noticed on the:
    skin
    bone tissue
    muscles
    mucous membranes
    30s
  • Q5
    Massage serves to stimulate, tone, and strengthen the:
    muscles
    nerves
    lymph glands
    blood circulation
    30s
  • Q6
    All massage movements are used for their stimulating or invigorating effects except:
    friction
    effleurage
    petrissage
    tapotement
    30s
  • Q7
    Tapotement is what type of massage movement?
    pinching
    friction
    vibration
    tapping
    30s
  • Q8
    One purpose of tapotement is to:
    slow down glandular activity
    soothe and relax the client
    wake the client up
    tone muscles and give a healthy glow
    30s
  • Q9
    The direction of massage movements should be from:
    origin to insertion
    belly to insertion
    insertion to origin
    belly to origin
    30s
  • Q10
    Massage should not be given when:
    albinism is present
    freckles or moles are present
    muscle tightness is present
    abrasions are present
    30s
  • Q11
    Massage should not be given during what health condition:
    stroke
    all of these
    heart condition
    high blood pressure
    30s
  • Q12
    To avoid drag and damage to the skin during massage, you should:
    apply oil or cream
    move the skin in various directions
    work from origin to insertion
    keep your hands dry
    30s
  • Q13
    You don't apply pressure with what massage movement?
    effleurage
    vibration
    petrissage
    friction
    30s
  • Q14
    By pausing on these areas, you can create extra relaxation for the client:
    muscle insertion
    muscle origin
    sensory nerves
    motor nerve points
    30s
  • Q15
    Normal skin will benefit best from a massage given:
    weekly
    daily
    monthly
    every other month
    30s

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