exam 3- *muscles of the shoulder girdle

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  1. Levator scapulae
    • origin:  *upper 4 cervicle vertebrae
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    • insertion:  *vertebral border (scapula)
    • action:  elevates scapula
  2. Pectoralis minor
    origin:  *ribs 3-5

    insertion:  *coracoid process (scapula)

    action:  protracts & depresses scapula
  3. Rhomboid major
    origin:  *thoracic vertebrae 2-5

    insertion:  *vertebral border (scapula)

    action:  adducts scapula
  4. Rhomboid minor
    origin:  *C7 & T1 (lig. nuchae)

    insertion:  *vertebral border (scapula)

    action:  adducts scapula
  5. Serratus anterior
    origin:  *upper 8-9 ribs

    insertion:  *anterior scapula

    action:  stabilizes & rotates scapula
  6. Subclavius
    origin:  *first rib

    insertion:  *clavicle

    action:  depresses clavicle
  7. Trapezius
    origin:  *occipital bone, lig. nuchae, C-7 to T-12

    insertion:  *spine & acromion of scapula, clavicle

    action:  adducts scapula, extends head, elevates or depresses scapula

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