Muscles

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DesLee26
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132908
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Muscles
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2012-02-10 21:17:34
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Anatomy Physiology
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  1. Trapezius
    Action: extends neck and adducts scapula
  2. Pectoralis Major
    Action: adducts and flexes humerus
  3. Latissimus dorsi
    Action: extends and adducts humerus
  4. Deltoid
    Action: abducts arm, abducts humerus
  5. Biceps brachii
    Action: flexes elbow and supinates forearm
  6. Triceps Brachii
    Action: extends elbow
  7. Flexor Carpi radialis
    action: flexes wrists and abducts hand
  8. Flexor carpi ulnaris
    Action: flexes wrist and adducts hand
  9. Flexor digitorum superficialis
    Action: flexeds wrists and fingers
  10. Edxtensor carpi radialis
    extends wrists and abducts hand
  11. extensor digitorum
    extends fingers and wrist
  12. external oblique
    flexes and rotates vertebral column
  13. rectus abdominis
    flexes vertebral column
  14. Iliopsoas
    • Made up of the psoas and iliacus
    • - Flexes hip
  15. Gluteus Maximus
    extends hip (when forceful extension is required)
  16. Gluteus medius
    abducts thigh
  17. Adductor longus and magnus
    adduct thigh
  18. Hamstrings
    • (biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus)
    • flex knee
  19. Quadriceps Femoris
    • (vastus medialis, intermedius, and lateralis, and the rectus femoris)
    • all extend knee; rectus femoris also flexes hip on thigh
  20. Tibialis anterior
    dorsiflexes foot
  21. Extensor digitorum longus
    extends toes
  22. Gastrocnemius
    plantar flexes foot
  23. flexor digitorum longus
    flexes toes
  24. Sartorius
    flexes thigh on hip

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