Elbow, Radioulnar and wrist joint muscles and movements

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Elbow, Radioulnar and wrist joint muscles and movements
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2010-06-13 14:21:57
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Sample exercises, movements and muscles of the wrist, radioulnar, and elbow joints
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  1. Movements of the elbow joint
    • flexion
    • extension
  2. Sample exercises of flexion in elbow joint and muscles used and location
    • Dumbbell curl, hammer curl
    • Biceps brachii (main bicep muscle)
    • Brachilais (lateral to biceps, on side of upper arm)
    • Brachioradialis (main forearm muscle)
  3. Sample exercises of extension in elbow joint and muscles used and location
    • Dips, tricep extensions
    • Triceps brachii (3 muscle parts on back of upper arm)
  4. Movements of the radioulnar joint
    • Supination
    • Pronation
  5. Sample exercises of supination in radioulnar joint and muscles used and location
    • Dumbbell curl (with supinated grip)
    • Supinator (small upper forearm muscle
    • Biceps brachii (main bicep muscle)
  6. Sample exercises of pronation in radioulnar joint and muscles used and location
    • Dumbbell pronation;
    • Pronator quadratus (lower forearm muscle by wrist)
    • Pronator Teres (small mid-forearm mucle)
  7. Movements of the wrist joint
    • Abduction (radial flexion)
    • Adduction (ulnar flexion)
    • Extension/hyperextension
    • Flexion
  8. Sample exercises of abduction in wrist joint and muscles used and location
    • wrist curl, reverse wrist curl
    • flexor carpi radialis (middle forearm)
    • extensor carpi radialis longus (upper outer forearm)
    • extensor carpi radialis brevis (lower outer forearm)
  9. Sample exercises of adduction in wrist joint and muscles used and location
    • wrist curl, reverse wrist curl
    • Flexor carpi ulnaris (medial forearm)
    • extensor carpi ulnaris (posterior middle forearm)
  10. Sample exercises of flexion in wrist joint and muscles used and location
    • dumbbell wrist curl;
    • flexor carpi radialis (middle forearm)
    • flexor carpi ulnaris (medial forearm)
    • palmaris longus (lateral to flexor carpi ulnaris)
  11. Sample exercises of extension/hyperextension in wrist joint and muscles used and location
    • dumbbell reverse wrist curl;
    • extensor carpi radialis longus (upper outer forearm)
    • extensor carpi radialis brevis (posterior outer forearm)
    • extensor carpi ulnaris (posterior middle forearm)

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