Shoulder Pectoral girdle

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  1. Pectoralis minor
    Origin: Anterior superior surfaces of ribs 3-5

    Insertion: Coracoid process of scapula

    Action: Depresses and protracts shoulder; Rotates scapula downward; Elevates ribs
  2. Serratus anterior
    Origin: Anterior and superior margins of ribs 1-8/9

    Insertion: Anterior surface of vertebral border of scapula

    Action: Protracts shoulder ; Rotates scapula upward
  3. Trapezius
    Origin: Occipital bone, ligamentum nuchae and spinous process of thoracic vertebrae

    Insertion: Clavicle; acromion process and spine of scapula

    Action: Elevates, retracts, depresses, and rotates scapula upward; Elevates clavicle; Extends neck
  4. Levator scapulae
    Origin: Transverse processes of first four cervical vertebrae

    Insertion: Medial border of scapula

    • Action: Elevates scapula
  5. Rhomboid major
    Origin: Spinous processes of superior thoracic vertebrae

    Insertion: Medial border of scapula from spine to inferior angle

    Action: Adducts scapula and performs downward rotation
  6. Rhomboid minor
    Origin: Spinous processes of vertebrae C7-T1

    Insertion: Medial border of scapula near spine

    • Action: Adducts scapula and performs downward rotation
  7. Subclavius
    Origin: R1

    Insertion: Inferior border of clavicle

    Action: Depresses and protracts shoulder

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Shoulder Pectoral girdle
2010-10-31 04:54:11

Shoulder pectoral girdle
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