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    Neck 41 and 42
    Sternocleidomastoid

    • Origin: Sternum Clavicle
    • Insertion: Mastoid process of temporal bone
    • Action: Rotates head and pulls it to the side.
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    what muscle? Action?
    External Oblique

    Action: compresses abdominal viscera. Bends vertebral column latterally. Flexes vertebral column.
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    Muscle? Action?
    Internal Oblique

    Action: Compresses abdominal viscera. Bends vertebral column laterally. Flexes vertebral column.
  4. Image UploadMuscle? Origin, Insertion, Action
    Rectus abdominus


    Origin: pubic crest, symphysis pubis.

    Insertion:cartilages of ribs 5-7, xiphoid process

    Action: Flexes vertebral column
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    Transverse Abdominis

    Origin: Inguial ligament, Iliac crest, Thoracolumbar fascia, lower 6 ribs.

    Insertion: Linea alba

    Action: constricts abdominal viscera
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    Diaphragm

    Action: respiration
  7. Image UploadMuscle? Origin Insertion and Action
    Trapezius

    Origin: Occipital bone, ligamentum nuchae, spines of c-7 and all thoracic vertebrae

    Insertion: clavicle, scapular spine, acromion

    Action: draws head back. elevates, depresses, rotates, adducts and stabalizes scapula

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Author:
Anonymous
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73692
Filename:
muscles-test 1
Updated:
2011-03-18 19:52:31
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Muscles upper body
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muscles of the upper body
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