Muscles of the Upper Arm

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islayinnes
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163598
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Muscles of the Upper Arm
Updated:
2012-07-24 03:51:41
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Elbow Flexor
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Anterior Muscles of the Upper Arm and their Actions
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  1. Muscle ... Origin ... Insertion ... Action

    • Muscle - Biceps Brachii
    • Origin - Scapula by two heads. The Short Head begins at the Coracoid Process of Scapula, while the Long Head begins at the Glenoid Fossa Process
    • Insertion - Radius (Radial Tuberosity) and deep fascia of the forearm
    • Action - Elbow Flexion and Supination of Forearm (and Shoulder Flexion via the Long Head).
  2. Muscle ... Origin ... Insertion ... Action

    • Muscle - Brachialis
    • Origin - Distal half of the Anterior Humerous
    • Insertion - Coronoid Process of the Ulna
    • Action - Flexion of the Elbow (in Supinated AND Pronated Position)
  3. Muscle ... Origin ... Insertion ... Action


    • Muscle - Brachioradialis
    • Origin - Lower two thirds of the Lateral Supracondylar Ridge of the Humerous
    • Insertion - Styloid Process of the Radius
    • Action - Aids in Flexion, Supination, and Pronation of the Elbow

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