Neuro-muscular Co-ordination and Postural Reflex Quiz
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Neuro-muscular Co-ordination and Postural Reflex Quiz

Test your knowledge on neuro-muscular co-ordination, postural reflex, and nervous control involved in maintaining posture. Explore concepts such as CNS efferent response, antigravity muscles, and afferent stimuli from different sensory receptors.

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Questions and Answers

What is the main function of neuro-muscular co-ordination in relation to posture?

Maintaining posture

Which sensory receptors in the body are responsible for detecting changes in body position and movement?

Vestibular receptors

What is a common local factor that can contribute to poor posture?

Prolonged sitting

How does poor posture affect health according to the text?

<p>Increases pressure on the spine</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following factors is NOT mentioned as contributing to faulty posture?

<p>Flexibility</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main factor that controls posture according to the text?

<p>A set of anatomical structures</p> Signup and view all the answers

How is good posture defined in the text?

<p>Correct body positions with balanced weight distribution</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the text suggest about posture in relation to muscle use for an erect position?

<p>Active muscle use</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which statement best describes the difference between active and inactive posture?

<p>Active posture involves dynamic movements, while inactive posture maintains static body positions.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What role does the nervous system play in the postural mechanism?

<p>Pattern of posture and physical characteristics</p> Signup and view all the answers

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