Muscle Cards

Card Set Information

Author:
Anonymous
ID:
164859
Filename:
Muscle Cards
Updated:
2012-08-02 23:40:54
Tags:
Muscle Cards
Folders:

Description:
Muscle Cards
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user Anonymous on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Location and action of GASTROCNEMIUS
    Posterior distal leg, flex knee
  2. Origin & insertion for GASTROCNEMIUS
    Origin Femur, Insertion Calcaneus
  3. Keypoint for GASTROCNEMIUS
    2 muscle bellies
  4. Location & action for SOLEUS
    Posterior distal leg, plantar flex ankle
  5. Origin & Insertion for SOLEUS
    Origin tibia & fibula, Insertion calcaneus
  6. Keypoint for SOLEUS
    aka second heart
  7. Location & action of TIBIALIS ANTERIOR
    Anterior or distal leg, invert foot
  8. Origin & Insertion of TIBIALIS ANTERIOR
    Origin tibia, insertion base of 1st metatarsal
  9. Keypoint for TIBIALIS ANTERIOR
    Crosses over Tibia
  10. Location & action of PERONEUS LONGUS & BREVIS
    Lateral distal leg & evert foot
  11. Origin & insertion of PERONEUS LONGUS & BREVIS
    Origin fibula, insertion 5th & 1st metatarsal
  12. Keypoint for PERONEUS LONGUS & BREVIS
  13. Muscles in HAMSTRING GROUP, location & action
    Biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembrinosus; posterior distal leg, flex knee
  14. Keypoint for HAMSTRINGS GROUP
    All 3 hamstrings originate at ischial tuberosities (sits bone)
  15. Muscles in QUADRICEPS GROUP; location & action
    Rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius; anterior proximal leg, extend knee.
  16. Keypoint for QUADRICEPS FEMORIS
    all 4 merge into one tendon above patella
  17. Location & action for TRAPEZIUS
    superior back & neck; rotate neck.
  18. Origin & insertion for TRAPEZIUS
    Cranium / spine; clavicle
  19. Location & action of RHOMBOIDS ( Major & Minor)
    Medial superior back; adduct scapula
  20. Origin & insertion of RHOMBOIDS
    Origin spine; insertion scapula
  21. Keypoint for RHOMBOIDS
    these muscles are difficult to distinguish individually
  22. Location & action for LATISSIMUS DORSI
    Mid - low back, extend shoulder
  23. Origin & insertion of LATISSIMUS DORSI
    Origin posterior iliac crest; insertion intertubercular groove of the humerus
  24. Keypoint for LATISSIMUS DORSI
    broadest muscle of the back
  25. Location & action of LEVATOR SCAPULA
    Location lateral & posterior neck; action rotate neck
  26. Origin & insertion of LEVATOR SCAPULA
    origin trasverse processes c1-c4; insertion medial border of scapula
  27. Location & action of TERES MAJOR
    • aka lat's little helper
    • location lateral back; action extend shoulder
  28. Origin & insertion of TERES MAJOR
    origin lower 1/3 of lateral border; insertion crest of lesser tubercle of the humerus
  29. Keypoint for TERES MAJOR
    Superior to lats
  30. Muscles in ERECTOR SPINAE GROUP; location & action
    Spinalis, longissimus, iliocastalis. location medial back; action extend spine.
  31. Keypoint for ERECTOR SPINAE GROUP
    aka Postural muscles
  32. Muscles in GLUTEAL GROUP; location & action
    Gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus; location posterior pelvis; action rotate hip

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview