Chapter 14: Angular Kinetics of Human Movement
1.
Moment of inertia is the angular analogue of what?
A.
moment of force
B.
moment of time
C.
mass
D.
surface area


2.
When knee flexion is increased, what happens to the moment of inertia of the leg about the hip?
A.
increased
B.
decreased
C.
remains the same
D.
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3.
In the absence of external torque, which of the following will increase when moment of inertia decreases?
A.
angular momentum
B.
angular velocity
C.
both A & B
D.
none of the above


4.
Torque is the angular analogue of what?
A.
momentum
B.
force
C.
mass
D.
impulse


5.
Which of the following variables contribute to moment of inertia?
A.
F and d
B.
T and t
C.
M and v
D.
m and k


6.
Where is radius of gyration located in relation to center of gravity (COG)?
A.
closer to the axis
B.
further from the axis
C.
same distance from the axis
D.
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7.
If a diver goes from a full layout position to a tuck position, what will happen to her angular velocity?
A.
increase
B.
decrease
C.
remain the same
D.
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8.
If a diver goes from a full layout position to a tuck position, what will happen to his momentum?
A.
increase
B.
decrease
C.
remain the same
D.
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9.
How many principle axes are there for the human body?
A.
one
B.
two
C.
three
D.
four


10.
Somersaulting occurs around which of the following axes of rotation?
A.
frontal
B.
sagittal
C.
longitudinal
D.
all of the above


11.
Which of the following variables affects angular momentum?
A.
linear velocity
B.
angular acceleration
C.
both A and B
D.
neither A nor B


12.
Which of the following is referred to as the "quantity of angular motion" possessed by a body?
A.
angular displacement
B.
angular velocity
C.
angular acceleration
D.
angular momentum


13.
Which of the following quantities increases as moment of inertia decreases during the airborne phase of a dive?
A.
angular momentum
B.
angular velocity
C.
both A and B
D.
neither A nor B


14.
Which of the following acts to produce a change in angular momentum?
A.
moment of inertia
B.
torque
C.
angular impulse
D.
none of the above


15.
The statement "a rotating body will maintain a state of constant angular motion unless acted on by an external torque" refers to which of the following?
A.
Newton's first law of inertia
B.
Newton's second law of acceleration
C.
Newton's third law of action/reaction
D.
none of the above


16.
Centripetal force is related to which of the following?
A.
radial acceleration
B.
tangential acceleration
C.
both A and B
D.
none of the above


17.
Which of the following is known as "center-seeking" force?
A.
momentum
B.
acceleration
C.
centrifugal force
D.
centripetal force


18.
Which of the following is true of a baserunner weighing 70 Newtons and a baserunner weighing 50 Newtons?
A.
the centripetal force exerted on the heavier baserunner will be greater
B.
the heavier baserunner will not be able to run as fast around the bases, due to a greater centripetal force
C.
if the baserunners run at the same velocity around the bases, the heavier baserunner will have to lean in more towards the pitcher's mound due to a greater centripetal force
D.
all of the above are true


19.
When a cyclist rounds a curve, where does centripetal force act?
A.
on the cyclist's center of gravity
B.
on the cycle's center of gravity
C.
on the tires of the cycle
D.
on the ground


20.
Centrifugal force is a misnomer. What is really happening when you feel a pull to the outside while rounding a curve?
A.
centripetal force
B.
inertia
C.
both A and B
D.
none of the above


21.
What effect does “choking up” on a bat have?
A.
reduces moment of inertia
B.
increases angular velocity of swing
C.
reduces mass
D.
both A and B
E.
all of the above


22.
Regarding moment of inertia of the leg with respect to the hip, which of the following leg morphologies would favor a sprinter?
A.
massive thighs and slimmer lower legs
B.
massive lower legs and slimmer thighs
C.
leg morphology does not matter
D.
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23.
Which of the following accurately describes the radius of gyration of the forearm segment?
A.
It is greater with respect to the wrist than with respect to the elbow.
B.
It is greater with respect to the elbow than with respect to the wrist.
C.
It is equal with respect to the wrist and with respect to the elbow.
D.
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24.
Which of the following are accurate units for moment of inertia?
A.
N•m
B.
N•m2
C.
kg•m2
D.
kg•m


25.
Rotating around which of the following principal axes of rotation has the least moment of inertia (anatomical position)?
A.
transverse (frontal)
B.
anteroposterior (sagittal)
C.
longitudinal
D.
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26.
Which of the following is/are accurate formula(s) for angular momentum?
A.
H = Iω
B.
H = mk2ω
C.
M = mv
D.
both A and B
E.
all of the above


27.
If a pendulum stops swinging, which of the following is/are true?
A.
angular velocity = 0
B.
angular momentum = 0
C.
both A and B
D.
none of the above


28.
What are the appropriate units for angular momentum?
A.
kg•m2/s
B.
kg•m/s2
C.
kg2•m/s
D.
kg•m2


29.
How come gravity does not affect angular momentum?
A.
d = 0
B.
T = 0
C.
both A and B
D.
gravity does affect angular momentum


30.
If total body angular momentum is 0, what will happen as the result of a forceful movement such as a spike?
A.
compensatory rotation in lower body in opposite direction
B.
compensatory rotation in upper body called follow-through
C.
angular momentum is no longer 0
D.
all of the above


31.
Why does a figure skater cross his arms tightly across the chest when performing a quadruple axel?
A.
to reduce moment of inertia
B.
to increase angular velocity
C.
to increase time in the air
D.
both A and B
E.
all of the above


32.
According to Newton's 2nd Law, what is the relationship among torque, moment of inertia, and angular acceleration?
A.
T = Iα
B.
I = Tα
C.
α = TI
D.
T = Iω


33.
Which of Newton's laws (angular analogues) explains why a batter wears cleats?
A.
1st law – moment of inertia
B.
2nd law – angular acceleration
C.
3rd law – reaction
D.
none of the above


34.
Which of the following is/are most important factor(s) affecting the magnitude of centripetal force?
A.
tangential linear velocity
B.
radius of rotation
C.
mass
D.
all of the above are equally important


35.
How can a cyclist maintain balance when rounding a sharp curve?
A.
slow down
B.
lean to the inside of the curve
C.
lean to the outside of the curve
D.
both A and B
E.
none of the above will affect balance


36.
Which of the following are accurate units for centripetal force?
A.
kg•m2/s
B.
kg•deg2/s
C.
N
D.
N-kg•m


37.
When a discus thrower spins and then releases the discus, what direction will it travel?
A.
tangent to the circular path at release
B.
tangent to the circular path at beginning of spin
C.
will continue in circular path
D.
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38.
Why do sprint coaches stress “heel to buttocks” during sprinting?
A.
reduces moment of inertia of the leg with respect to the hip
B.
reduces moment of inertia of the lower leg with respect to the knee
C.
reduces moment of inertia of the foot with respect to the ankle
D.
there is no scientific basis for this coaching cue


39.
Why is a bat easier to swing if you grip the barrel instead of the handle?
A.
k is reduced
B.
k is increased
C.
moment of inertia is increased
D.
easier to grip the barrel


40.
Why are golf club heads weighted?
A.
to increase the moment of inertia of the club with respect to the shoulder
B.
to increase the moment of inertia of the club head rotating around the shaft
C.
to decrease the moment of inertia of the club with respect to the shoulder
D.
to decrease the moment of inertia of the club head rotating around the shaft



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