PTA Study List: Muscles

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  1. Sternocleidomastoid

    Origin
    Sternum and Clavicle
  2. Sternocleidomastoid

    Insertion
    Mastoid process
  3. Sternocleidomastoid

    Action
    Bilaterally: flexes the neck

    Unilaterally: laterally bends the neck; rotates head to the opposite side
  4. Sternocleidomastoid

    Nerve
    Spinal accessory nerve; 2nd and 3rd cervical nerves
  5. Anterior Scalene

    Origin
    Transverse processes of third through sixth cervical vertebrae (anterior tubercles)
  6. Anterior Scalene

    Insertion
    First rib
  7. Anterior Scalene

    Action
    Bilaterally: flex the head and neck; elevates the ribs during inhalation

    Unilaterally: with ribs fixed, laterally flex the head and neck to the same side; rotate head and neck to the opposite side
  8. Anterior Scalene

    Nerve
    C(3), 4-8

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Author:
ALMitrchell05
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Filename:
PTA Study List: Muscles
Updated:
2016-10-07 01:10:32
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muscles
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Description:
Origin, Insertion, Action
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