What is a Stress Fracture? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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A stress fracture is classified as

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1. The most common sites of stress fracture are

2. _____ are more likely to have a stress fracture.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to understand information about stress fractures and their classification. Quiz questions assess your knowledge of the use of x-rays and the most frequent symptom of stress fractures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

  • Classification of stress fracture
  • Common sites of a stress fracture
  • People with increased risk of stress fractures
  • Most commonly reported symptoms of stress fractures
  • Using an x-ray for diagnostic purposes

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related stress fractures lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding information about the most common sites of a stress fracture
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about the classification that stress fractures fall under

Additional Learning

To review concepts related to stress fractures, read through the brief lesson called What is a Stress Fracture? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson will help you:

  • Identify how they are caused and how common they are in the United States
  • Understand the symptoms of stress fractures such as pain with activity
  • Recall the different tests used to diagnose stress fractures such as an x-ray, CT scan or MRI
  • Review the recommended treatments for stress fractures and the amount of time it can take to heal from an injury