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  1. Extrinsic Eye Muscles
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    Rotate the eyeball within the orbit
  2. Suprahyoid Muscles
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    Form the floor of the mouth, elevate hyoid to assist in swallowing
  3. Scalene Muscles
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    • Flex and laterally flex neck.
    • Elevate first and second ribs to assist in breathing
  4. Anterior Vertebral Muscles
    Flex neck. Stabilize upper cervical area and base of skull
  5. Suboccipital Muscles
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    Stabilize upper cervical area and base of skull
  6. Intrinsic Back Muscles
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    Extension, lateral flexion and rotation of the, head, neck and trunk
  7. Breathing Muscles
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    Increase and decrease volume of thoracic cavity (breathing)
  8. Abdominal Muscles
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    • Flexion, lateral flexion and rotation of the trunk.
    • Compression of abdomen to facilitate forceful exhalation, urination, defecation, vomiting and childbirth.
  9. Extrinsic Back Muscles
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    Retracts scapula.
  10. Chest Muscles
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    Protract scapula.
  11. Shoulder Muscles
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    hold head of humerus within glenoid fossa
  12. Brachium Muscles
    Movements of the shoulder, joint and elbow

    "pretend like I'm playing tennis"
  13. Anterior Antebrachium Muscles
    Flex wrist and fingers
  14. Posterior Antebrachium Muscles
    Extend wrist and fingers
  15. Intrinsic hand muscles
    Hold hand together
  16. Pelvic Floor Muscles
    Support pelvic organs, bowel and bladder control
  17. Gluteal Muscles
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    Hold head of femur in acetabulum
  18. Posterior Thigh Muscles
    Extend thigh, flex leg

    "mule kick"
  19. Anterior Thigh muscles

    Flex thigh, extend leg

    "kicking a ball"
  20. Medial Thigh muscles
    Adduct thigh
  21. Anterior Leg Muscles
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    Dorsiflexion of foot, extension of toes
  22. Posterior leg muscles
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    Plantar flexion of foot, flexion of toes
  23. Lateral leg muscles
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    Eversion of foot
  24. Intrinsic foot muscles
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    Hold foot together

    "stabilize the foot"
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2010-10-07 02:10:10
Muscle Exam

The Muscle Groups
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