What is a Muscle Strain? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

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A _____ is connective tissue that connects muscle to bone.

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1. A commonly used term for a muscle strain is a _____.

2. Which of the following is NOT a commonly injured place that suffers muscle strains?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you have played sports or exercised before, chances are you have had a muscle strain or know what one feels like. Quiz questions will focus on muscle strain vocabulary, types, and places they may occur on the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test you on the following:

  • Vocabulary related to muscle strain
  • An additional term used for muscle strain
  • Common and uncommon injury locations
  • Why strains happen
  • Treatment of muscle strain

Skills Practiced

By reviewing these assessment tools, students will be able to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson regarding muscle strains
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you are able to identify terms by their definitions, such as the term for sudden muscle strain caused by lack of preparation when exercising
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge to answer a quiz question about a useful muscle strain treatment acronym

Additional Learning

By reviewing the lesson What is a Muscle Strain? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the following:

  • Differences between strains and other common injuries
  • Symptoms of strains
  • Typical recovery time for strained muscles
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