Muscle Actions 1.txt

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Muscle Actions 1.txt
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Learning aid - actions of the major muscles
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  1. Action(s) of the Biceps
    • Elbow flexion
    • Forearm supination
    • Shoulder flexion

  2. Action(s) of the Triceps
    • Elbow extension
    • Shoulder extension

  3. Action(s) of the Gluteus Maximus
    • Hip extension
    • (& Hip Lateral rotation)

  4. Action(s) of the Iliopsoas
    Hip flexion

  5. Action(s) of the Adductors
    • Hip adduction
    • (& Hip Medial rotation)

  6. Action(s) of the Quads
    • Knee extension
    • Hip flexion

  7. Action(s) of the Hamstrings
    • Knee flexion
    • Hip extension

  8. Action(s) of the Gastrocnemius
    • Plantarflexion
    • Knee flexion

  9. Action(s) of the Soleus
    Plantarflexion

  10. Action(s) of the Tibialis Anterior
    • Dorsiflexion
    • Inversion

  11. Action(s) of the Abdominal Muscles
    Spinal Flexion (or 'Trunk Flexion')

  12. Action(s) of the Latissimus Dorsi
    • Shoulder extension
    • Shoulder horizontal extension
    • Shoulder adduction
    • Shoulder medial rotation

  13. Action(s) of the Upper Traps
    • Neck Extension
    • Neck Rotation & Lateral Flexion
    • Scapular Elevation

  14. Action(s) of the Lower Traps
    Scapular depression

  15. Action(s) of the Mid Traps
    Scapular adduction
  16. Action(s) of the Erector Spinae
    Spinal extension

  17. Action(s) of the Anterior Deltoid
    • Shoulder flexion
    • Shoulder horizontal flexion

  18. Action(s) of the Medial Deltoid
    Shoulder abduction

  19. Action(s) of the Posterior Deltoid
    • Shoulder extension
    • Shoulder horizontal extension

  20. Action(s) of the Pectoralis Major
    • Shoulder flexion
    • Shoulder horizontal flexion
    • Shoulder adduction
    • Shoulder medial rotation

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