Muscles Actions

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  1. Extensor digitorium
    Extends Fingers and hands
  2. Rectus Femoris
    Extends lower Leg
  3. Gluteus Maximus
    Extends/ Laterally rotates thigh
  4. Gluteus Medius
    Adducts/ medially rotates thigh
  5. Fibularis Longus
    plantar flexes and everts foot (helps keep foot on ground)
  6. Soleus
    Plantar flexes foot
  7. Gastrocnemius
    Plantar Flexion of the foot
  8. Sartorius
    Flexes leg / Flexes and laterally rotates the thigh
  9. Tensor Fasciae Latae
    Aids in flexion, abduction and medial rotation of thigh
  10. Gracilis
    Adducts the thigh
  11. Tibialis Anterior
    Dorsiflexion of the foot
  12. Vastus lateralis
    Extends Lower Leg
  13. Vastus Medialis
    Extends lower leg
  14. Semimebranosus
    flexes leg
  15. Semitendinosus
    Flexes Leg
  16. Biceps Femoris
    Flexes Lower Leg
  17. Vastus Intermedius
    Extends Knee
  18. External Oblique
    Lateral flexion of the trunk, Stabilization of the spine
  19. Rectus Abdominus
    Flexion of the trunk
  20. Sternocleidomastoid
    Rotation and flexion of the head
  21. Serratus Anterior
    Holds scapula against the chest, rotates and draws it forward
  22. Trapezius
    elevates, rotates and retracts scapula: extension of the head
  23. Latissmus Dorsi
    Extends, adducts and medially rotates the upper arm
  24. Pectoralos Major
    flexes, adducts and rotates the upper arm
  25. Deltoid
    Major abductor of the upper arm
  26. Supraspinatus
    Adducts upper arm, holds arm in glenoid fossa
  27. Infraspinatus
    Lateral rotation of the arm, holds arm in glenoid fossa
  28. Teres Major
    Extends, Adducts and medially rotates arm
  29. Biceps Brachii
    Flexes Forearm
  30. Pronator Teres
    Pronantion of forearm
  31. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
    Extends and adducts hand
  32. Triceps Brachii
    extends the forearm
  33. Brachioradialis
    Flexes forearm
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Muscles Actions
2014-10-26 16:41:43
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