Muscles of the torso

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Muscles of the torso
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  1. Muscles of the abdomen that work on the abdominal wall
    • Rectus abdominis
    • External oblique
    • Internal oblique
    • Transverse abdominis
    • Quadratus lumborum
  2. Muscles of the thorax used in breathing
    • Diaphragm
    • External intercostals
    • Internal intercostals
    • Innermost intercostals
  3. Muscles of the pelvic diaphragm and perineum that support the pelvic viscera
    • Pelvic diaphragm muscles:
    • Levator ani (Pubococcygeus/Iliococcygeus)
    • Ischiococcygeus
    • Superficial perineal muscles:
    • Superficial transverse perineal
    • Bulbospongiosus
    • Ischiocavernosus
    • Deep perineal muscles:
    • Deep transverse perineal
    • External urethral sphincter
    • Compressor urethra
    • Sphincter urethrovaginalis
    • External anal sphincter
  4. Muscles of the neck and back that act on the posterior head, posterior neck, back, and vertebral column (Part 1)
    • Splenius:
    • Splenius capitis
    • Splenius cervicis
    • Erector spinae (iliocostalis group/lateral):
    • Iliocostalis cervicis
    • Iliocostalis thoracis
    • Iliocostalis lumborum
    • Erector spinae (longissimus group/intermediate):
    • Longissimus capitis
    • Longissimus cervicis
    • Longissimus thoracis
    • Erector spinae (spinalis group/medial):
    • Spinalis capitis
    • Spinalis cervicis
    • Spinalis thoracis
  5. Muscles of the neck and back that act on the posterior head, posterior neck, back, and vertebral column (Part 2)
    • Transversospinales:
    • Semispinalis capitis
    • Semispinalis cervicis
    • Semispinalis thoracis
    • Multifidus
    • Rotatores
    • Segmental:
    • Interspinales
    • Intertransversarii
    • Suboccipital (craniovertebral joint) muscles:
    • Rectus capitis posterior major
    • Rectus capitis posterior minor
    • Obliquus capitis inferior
    • Obliquus capitis superior

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