Alexis

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Alexis
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2011-03-09 19:38:22
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Description:
Muscles that act at the shoulder joint
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  1. Pectoralis Major
    Flexion, medial rotation and adduction of the arm
  2. Pectoralis Minor
    Depression and inferior rotation of scapula
  3. Serratus anterior
    • Protraction and superior rotation of scapula
    • Holds scapula to thoracic wall
  4. Latissimus dorsi
    Extenison, adduction and medial rotation of arm
  5. Trapezius
    • Superior fibers- elevates scapula
    • Middle fibers- retacts scapula
    • Inferior fibers- depress scapula
  6. Deltoid
    • Anterior fibers- medial rotation and flexion of arm
    • Middle fibers- abduction of arm
    • Posterior fibers- lateral rotation and extenion of arm
  7. Rhomboid minor
    • Elevates scapula
    • Acts with pectoralis minor to inferiorly rotate scapula
  8. Rhomboid major
    • Elevates scapula
    • Acts with pectoralis minor to inferiorly rotate scapula
  9. Teres major
    Extenion, adduction and medial rotation of arm
  10. Supraspinatus(part of rotator cuff)
    Abduction of arm
  11. Infraspinatus(part of rotator cuff)
    Lateral rotation of arm
  12. Teres minor(part of rotator cuff)
    Lateral rotation of arm
  13. Subscapularis(part of rotator cuff)
    Adduction and medial rotation of arm

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