What Is Range of Motion (ROM)? - Definition, Types, Testing & Exercises


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What is range of motion?

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1. Which of the following is key to range of motion?

2. Range of motion exercises that are performed by the client with some manual assistance from a therapist are called which one of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this fusion of quiz and worksheet, you will be assessed on your grasp of things like range of motion's properties, the tool used to measure joint angles, exercises for range of motion, and things that factor into range of motion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be more exact, you will be examined on:

  • The body's influence on range of motion
  • Necessities for range of motion exercises
  • Exercises that require the help of the physical therapist
  • The utensil commonly used to measure a joint's angle
  • Properties of range of motion

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on range of motion
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about your body in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding physical therapy

Additional Learning

If you're eager to learn more about range of motion, check out our related lesson called, What Is Range of Motion (ROM)? - Definition, Types, Testing & Exercises. If you study this lesson, you will have more familiarity with things like:

  • The importance of flexibility
  • Types of range of motion
  • Measuring range of motion
  • Exercises for range of motion