Joint actions in upper limb

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  1. Flexion of shoulder
    • Pectoralis major
    • Biceps, Deltoid, Latissimus Dorsi
    • C5
  2. Extension of shoulder
    • Latissimus Dorsi
    • Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres minor
    • C6
  3. Abduction of shoulder
    • Initiated by Supraspinatus
    • Continued by Deltoid
    • C5
  4. Adduction of shoulder
    • Coracobrachialis
    • Pectoralis major, Latissimus dorsi
  5. Lateral rotation of shoulder
    Infraspinatus and Teres minor
  6. Medial rotation of shoulder
    • Subscapularis and Teres major
    • Latissimus dorsi, Pectoralis major
  7. Flexion of elbow
    • Brachialis and Biceps brachii
    • C6
  8. Extension of elbow
    • Triceps brachii
    • C7
  9. Pronation of forearm
    Pronator teres, Pronator quadratus
  10. Supination of forearm
    Biceps brachii, Supinator
  11. Flexion of wrist
    • Flexor carpi radialis and ulnaris
    • FSP, FDP
    • C7
  12. Extension of wrist
    • Extensor carpi radialis longus and brevis, Extensor carpi ulnaris
    • EDC, EPL
    • C8
  13. Abduction of wrist
    • Flexor and Extensors carpi radialis
    • Adductor pollicis longus
  14. Adduction of wrist
    Flexor and Extensor carpi ulnaris
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Joint actions in upper limb
2011-12-31 14:12:16
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Joint actions in the upper limb
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