Muscles

Card Set Information

Author:
joardaza4
ID:
49247
Filename:
Muscles
Updated:
2010-11-13 12:57:26
Tags:
Muscles
Folders:

Description:
Muscles test practice
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user joardaza4 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Where is the insertion point of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles?
    Calcaneus by Achilles' Tendon
  2. What movement do the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles cause?
    Plantar flexion
  3. Where is the insertion point of the tibialis anterior?
    Great toe
  4. What is the insertion point of the peroneus longus and brevis?
    Metatarsal
  5. What movement do the peroneus longus and brevis cause?
    Eversion
  6. What is the insertion point of the rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and vastus intermedius?
    Tibia by quadriceps tendon
  7. What movements do the quadriceps cause?
    Extend knee and flex thigh
  8. What is the insertion point of the iliopsoas?
    Femur
  9. What movements does the iliopsoas cause?
    Flex thigh and lateral rotation
  10. What is the insertion point of the sartorius muscle?
    Tibia
  11. What movement does the sartorius muscle cause?
    Crossing legs/adduction
  12. What is the insertion point of the adductor magnus and longus?
    Femur
  13. What movment do the adductor magnus and longus cause?
    Adduct thigh
  14. What is the insertion point of the pectineus muscle?
    Femur
  15. What movements does the pectineus muscle cause?
    Adduct and flex thigh
  16. What is the insertion point of the gracilis muscles?
    Tibia
  17. What movement does the gracilis muscle cause?
    Medial rotation
  18. What is the insertion point of the tensor fasciae latae muscle?
    Iliotibial band
  19. What movements does the tensor fasciae latae muscle cause?
    Flex and abduct thigh
  20. What purpose does the urogenital diaphragm serve?
    Stabilizes pelvic floor
  21. What is the insertion point of the bulbospongiosus muscle?
    Penis/Clitoris
  22. What purpose does the bulbospongiosus muscle serve?
    Empty urethra, erection of penis/clitoris
  23. What is the insertion point of the ischiocavernosus muscle?
    Penis/clitoris
  24. What purpose does the ischiocavernosus muscle serve?
    Maintains erection of penis or clitoris
  25. What is the point of insertion of the urethral sphincter muscle?
    Urethra
  26. What purpose does the urethral sphincter muscle serve?
    Voluntary control of the emptying of the urethra
  27. What purpose does the superficial transverse perinei muscle serve?
    Separates anterior and posterior triangles anterior to anus
  28. What is the insertion point of the levator ani pubococcygeus iliococcygeus muscle?
    Coccyx
  29. What purpose does the levator ani pubococcygeus iliococcygeus muscle serve?
    Supports pelvic viscera against abdominal compression
  30. What is the insertion point of the external anal sphincter muscle?
    Anus
  31. What purpose does the external anal sphincter muscle serve?
    Voluntary control of the emptying of the rectum
  32. What is the insertion point of the trapezius muscle?
    Scapula/clavicle
  33. What movements does the trapezius muscle causes?
    Elevate, retract, rotate scapula, extend head
  34. What is the insertion point of the latissimus dorsi muscle?
    Humerus
  35. What movements does the latissimus dorsi muscle cause?
    Extends, adducts and moves arm down in power stroke
  36. What is the insertion point of the rhomboid muscles?
    Scapula
  37. What movement do the rhomboid muscles cause?
    Elevate scapula
  38. What is the insertion point of the errector spinae muscles?
    Ribs
  39. What movements do the errector spinae muscles cause?
    Extend vertebra - stand up after bending forward
  40. What is the insertion point of the pectoralis major muscle?
    Humerus
  41. What movements does the pectoralis major cause?
    Flexion and adduction of arm
  42. What is the insertion point of the serratus anterior muscles?
    Scapula
  43. What movements do the serratus anterior muscles cause?
    Abduction and horizontal arm movement
  44. What is the insertion point of the pectoralis minor muscle?
    Scapula
  45. What movement does the pectoralis minor muscle cause?
    Move scapula forward and downward
  46. What is the insertion point of the external intercostal muscles?
    Ribs below
  47. What movements do the external intercostal muscles cause?
    Elevate rib cage and inspiration
  48. What is the insertion point of the internal intercostal muscles?
    Ribs above
  49. What movements do the internal intercostal muscles cause?
    Depress rib cage and expiration
  50. What is the insertion point of the diaphragm muscle?
    Central tendon
  51. What movement does the diaphragm muscle cause?
    Inspiration contraction and expiration relaxation
  52. What is the insertion point of the frontalis muscle?
    Eyebrows
  53. What movements does the frontalis muscles cause?
    Raise eyebrows and horizontal wrinkles
  54. What is the insertion point of the occiptalis muscle?
    Aponeurosis
  55. What movement does the occipitalis muscle cause?
    Pulls scalp posterior
  56. What is the insertion point of the corrugator muscle?
    Eyebrows
  57. What movements does the corrugator muscle cause?
    Eyebrows medially, vertically wrinkles
  58. What is the insertion point of the orbicularis oculi?
    Eyelid
  59. What movements does the orbicularis oculi muscle cause?
    Blink, wink, squint
  60. What is the insertion point of the orbicularis oris muscle?
    Skin and muscles around the mouth
  61. What purpose does the orbicularis oris muscle serve?
    Close mouth, pucker lips
  62. What is the insertion point of the zygomaticus muscle?
    Corner of mouth
  63. What purpose does the zygomaticus muscle serve?
    Pulls lateral corners up
  64. What is the insertion point of the buccinator muscle?
    Orbicularis oris
  65. What purpose does the buccinator muscle serve?
    Moves mouth laterally, compresses cheeks, whistling
  66. What is the insertion point of the masseter, temporalis, ptergoid medial and lateral muscles?
    Mandible
  67. What is the insertion point of the platysma muscle?
    Mandible
  68. What purpose does the platysma muscle serve?
    Opens mouth, pulls lower lip down
  69. What is the insertion point of the sternocleidomastoid muscle?
    Mastoid process of temporal muscle
  70. What purpose does the sternocleidomastoid muscle serve?
    Flexion of head on both sides and rotates head to opposite side
  71. What is the insertion point of the scalene muscles?
    Ribs
  72. What is the purpose of the scalene muscles?
    Rotates neck, elevate ribs - inspiration
  73. What is the insertion point of the diastric, omohyoid and stylohyoid muscles?
    Hyoid
  74. What purpose does the diastric muscle serve?
    Elevates hyoid
  75. What purpose does the omohyoid muscle serve?
    Depress/retract hyoid
  76. What purpose does the stylohyoid muscle serve?
    Elevates/retracts hyoid
  77. What is the insertion point of the trapezius muscle?
    Clavicle, scapula

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview