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Anatomy Quiz: Lateral Pelvic Stability

June 8, 2010

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1.  Neural drive from which nerve contributes most for lateral pelvic stability and control?

a.  Obtuator nerve

b.  Superior Gluteal nerve

c.  Inferior Gluteal nerve

d.  Iliohypogastric nerve

2.  Which structure does not provide an insertion point for the Quadratus Lumborum?

a.  12th rib

b.  iliac crest

c. Iliolumbar ligament

d.  Sacral base

e.  C & D

3.  At 30 degrees of flexion, what occurs to the iliotibial band at the distal third?

a.  The band translates anterior to the lateral femoral epicondyle

b.  The band translates posterior to the lateral femoral epicondyle

c.  The band remains neutral relative to the lateral femoral epicondyle as it is adhered to it by fibrous strands

d.  The band compresses against the lateral femoral epicondyle

4.  Which biomechanical alterations/problems can lead to tension on the iliotibial band?

a.  Subtalar overpronation

b.  Tibial internal rotation

c.  Tibialis posterior dysfunction/weakness

d.  Weakness in the gluteus minimus and medius

e.  all of the above

f.  a, b, and d

5.  Which of the following structures significantly contributes to lateral stability of the knee?

a.  Arcuate ligament

b.  Biceps Femoris

c.  Oblique Popliteal Ligament

d.  Popliteus

e.  All of the above

d.  B, C, D only



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