These are just sample questions to give you a sense of the format. Be sure to study all of the material for the test!

Kin 350 Name________________

Test 1

Sample Questions

What type of variables do you measure if you perform a:

Kinetic analysis of movmement?____________________

Kinematic analysis of movement?____________________ 5 pts

Define scalar and vector and give an example of each. (4 pts)

Find the rectangular coordinates of P(17,140) and draw a picture of the vector. (2 pts answer, 2 pts picture)

Name two muscles that cause ankle plantar flexion. 2 pts

Name the three axes and planes which are used to describe motion. and give an example of each. (9 pts)

What muscle is contracting and which type of contraction occurs if your arm is adducting but is trying to abduct against resistance? (See figure 1) 4 pts

Kin 350 Name________________

Test 1

sample questions

If a ball is kicked from the ground with a velocity of 80 mi/hr at an angle of 50 degrees, what are the vertical and horizontal velocities of the ball at takeoff? 2 pts equations 2 pts answers.

Name and describe a reflex and explain how can it might be used (or repressed) to aid a movement? 3 pts

Name a bi-articular muscle and describe the actions it can cause at the joints. 4 pts

Explain the force velocity curve. See Figure 2 (4 pts)

Explain the 3 components of the length tension curve. See Figure 3 (3 pts).

Kin 350 Name________________

Test 1

Sample questions

If a skiier travels 30 ft to the first gate in 5 sec what is the average velocity of the skier over that time? 2 pts equation, 2 pts answer.

Briefly discuss the 2 theories of the size principle of muscle fiber recruitment. 4 pts.

Explain two strengths and weaknesses of Electromyography (EMG). 4 pts

Find the Hypotenuse of the triangle in Figure 4. 3 pts

If a runner can go from the start of race (0 ft/sec) to 13 ft/sec in .9 sec, how much did he accelerate over that time? 2 pts equation, 2 pts answer.

If force 1 pulls with 20 N of force at an angle of 30 degrees from horizontal and force 2 pulls with a 30 N force at an angle of 35 degrees from horizontal, what is the resultant force of the two triangles? 2 pts equations 2 pts answers.

Explain the energy transfers that take place during a hurdle event in track and field. 5 pts

Describe an exercise that will strengthen the latissumus dorsi muscle. 4 pts

Figure 1 Figure 2

Figure 3 Figure 4

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