Card Set Information
The Muscle Groups
Extrinsic Eye Muscles
Rotate the eyeball within the orbit
Form the floor of the mouth, elevate hyoid to assist in swallowing
Flex and laterally flex neck.
Elevate first and second ribs to assist in breathing
Anterior Vertebral Muscles
Flex neck. Stabilize upper cervical area and base of skull
Stabilize upper cervical area and base of skull
Intrinsic Back Muscles
Extension, lateral flexion and rotation of the, head, neck and trunk
Increase and decrease volume of thoracic cavity (breathing)
Flexion, lateral flexion and rotation of the trunk.
Compression of abdomen to facilitate forceful exhalation, urination, defecation, vomiting and childbirth.
Extrinsic Back Muscles
hold head of humerus within glenoid fossa
Movements of the shoulder, joint and elbow
"pretend like I'm playing tennis"
Anterior Antebrachium Muscles
Flex wrist and fingers
Posterior Antebrachium Muscles
Extend wrist and fingers
Intrinsic hand muscles
Hold hand together
Pelvic Floor Muscles
Support pelvic organs, bowel and bladder control
Hold head of femur in acetabulum
Posterior Thigh Muscles
Extend thigh, flex leg
Anterior Thigh muscles
Flex thigh, extend leg
"kicking a ball"
Medial Thigh muscles
Anterior Leg Muscles
Dorsiflexion of foot, extension of toes
Posterior leg muscles
Plantar flexion of foot, flexion of toes
Lateral leg muscles
Eversion of foot
Intrinsic foot muscles
Hold foot together
"stabilize the foot"