Asthenia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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_____ is the medical term for loss of strength, weakness, or lack of energy.

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1. Actual loss in muscle strength and capability caused by an injury, muscle defect, or other medical condition is called _____.

2. Which of the following is NOT a symptom of asthenia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these assessment tools to gauge your understanding of the medical condition known as asthenia. Topics you will need to know for the quiz include symptoms of asthenia and how this condition develops.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet can help you review:

  • The loss of muscle strength
  • The medical term that is characterized by lack of energy
  • Causes of asthenia
  • Symptoms of asthenia

Skills Practiced

You can use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the symptoms of asthenia and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes of losing muscle strength
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on asthenia

Additional Learning

To learn more about asthenia, check out the lesson called Asthenia: Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine what asthenia is
  • Identify the symptoms of asthenia
  • Learn how asthenia is treated
  • Examine what causes asthenia