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Anatomy - Muscles

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What is the origin of the erector spinae spinal proceses
insertion of the erector spinae spinal proceses
action of erector spinae together extend vertebral column
action of 1 side of the erector spinae lateral flexion or abduction
action of the splenius-muscles together extend neck
action of the splenius-separate muscles laterally flex neck to the same side
action of the transversospinalis muslces slight extension or roations of vertebral column
origin of the trapezius occipital bone; spinous processess C7-C12
insertion of the trapezius clavicle and scapula
action of the trapezius elevate, retract, depress scapula, extend neck
origin of levator scapulae C1-4 transverse processes
insertion of levator scapulae vertebral border of scapula
action of the levator scapulae scapular elevation
origin of the serratus anterior ribs 1-8
insertion of the serratus anterior Vertebral border of scapula
action of the serratus anterior Protract shoulder, upward rotation
origin of pectoralis minor ribs 3-5
insertion of pectoralis minor coracoid process/scapula
action of pectoralis minor depress shoulder, downward rotation of scapula
origin of the deltoid clavicle and scapula
insertion of the deltoid deltoid tuberosity
action of the deltoid shoulder abduction, flexion/extension, medial rotation
origin of the supraspinatus supraspinous fossa
insertion of the supraspinatus greater turbercle
action of the supraspinatus shoulder abduction
origin of the infraspinatus infraspinous fossa
insertion of the infraspinatus greater tubercle
action of the infraspinatus shoulder lateral rotation
origin of the teres minor lateral border of scapula
insertion of the teres minor greater tubercle
action of the teres minor shoulder lateral rotation
origin of subscapularis Subscapular fossa
insertion of subscapularis Lesser tubercle
action of subscapularis Shoulder medial rotation
origin of latissimus dorsi Inferior T and all L vertebrae, ribs 8-12
insertion of latissimus dorsi Intertubercular sulcus
action of of latissimus dorsi Shoulder extension, adduction, medial rotation
origin of teres major Scapula
insertion of teres major Intertubercular sulcus of humerus
action of teres major Shoulder extension, adduction, medial rotation
origin of Pectoralis major Clavicle, sternum, ribs 2-6
insertion of Pectoralis major Greater tubercle, intertubercular sulcus
action of Pectoralis major Shoulder flexion, adduction, medial rotation
origin of biceps brachii Long head: supraglenoid tubercle Short head: coracoid process
insertion of biceps brachii Radial tuberosity
action of biceps brachii Shoulder and elbow flexion
origin of triceps brachii Long head: superior humerus Lateral head: posterior humerus Medial head: posterior humerus
insertion of triceps brachii olecranon of ulna
action of triceps brachii shoulder and elbow extension; shoulder adduction
origin of Brachialis distal humerus
insertion of Brachialis trochlea or coronoid process of ulna
action of Brachialis Elbow flexion
origin of Brachioradialis lateral epicondyle of humerus
insertion of of Brachioradialis styloid process of radius
action of Brachioradialis elbow flexion
origin of coracobrachialis coracoid process of scapula
insertion of coracobrachialis medial humerus
action of coracobrachialis shoulder flexion, adduction
origin of Flexor carpi radialis Medial epicondyle of humerus
insertion of of Flexor carpi radialis Metacarpal
action of Flexor carpi radialis Wrist flexion, abduction
origin of Flexor carpi ulnaris Medial epicondyle of humerus
insertion of Flexor carpi ulnaris Carpals and metacarpals
action of Flexor carpi ulnaris Wrist flexion and adduction
origin of Pronator quadratus Distal ulna
insertion of Pronator quadratus Distal radius
action of Pronator quadratus Forearm pronation
origin of Palmaris longus Medial epicondyle of humerus
insertion of Palmaris longus Palm aponeurosis
action of Palmaris longus Wrist flexion
origin of Extensor carpi radialis longus supracondyler ridge of humerus
insertion of Extensor carpi radialis longus 2nd metacarpal
action of Extensor carpi radialis longus Wrist extension, adduction
origin of Gluteus medius Ilium and gluteal lines
insertion of Gluteus medius Greater trochanter of femur
action of Gluteus medius Hip abduction, medial rotation
origin of Psoas major T12 – L5
insertion of Psoas major Lesser trochanter of femur
action of Psoas major Hip flexion
origin of Tensor fasciae latae Iliac crest and spine
insertion of Tensor fasciae latae Proximal lateral tibia via iliotibial tract
action of Tensor fasciae latae Hip flexion, medial rotation
origin of Rectus femoris Iliac spine
insertion of Rectus femoris Tibial tuberosity
action of Rectus femoris Hip flexion, knee extension
origin of Vastus lateralis Greater trochanter, linea aspera
insertion of Vastus lateralis Tibial tuberosity
action of Vastus lateralis Knee extension
origin of vastus medialis linea aspera
insertion of vastus medialis Tibial tuberosity
action of vastus medialis Knee extension
origin of Vastus intermedius Anterior and lateral femoral surface
insertion of Vastus intermedius Tibial tuberosity
action of Vastus intermedius Knee extension
origin of Sartorius iliac spine
insertion of Sartorius medial tibia
action of Sartorius lateral rotation, knee flexion
origin of Adductor longus Ramus of pubis
insertion of Adductor longus Linea aspera of femur
action of Adductor longus Adduction, flexion and medial rotation of hip
origin of Adductor magnus Ramus of pubis
insertion of Adductor magnus Linea aspera of femur
action of Adductor magnus Adduction, flexion, medial, & lateral rotation of hip
origin of Gracilis Pubic ramus
insertion of Gracilis Medial tibia
action of Gracilis Hip adduction, medial rotation
origin of Pectineus Ramus of pubis
insertion of Pectineus Lessor trochanter
action of Pectineus Adduction and medial rotation of hip
origin of Biceps femoris Long head: ischial tuberosity Short head: linea aspera
insertion of Biceps femoris Lateral tibia and fibula
action of Biceps femoris Hip extension, knee flexion
origin of Semimembranosus Ischial tuberosity
insertion of Semimembranosus Medial condyle of tibia
action of Semimembranosus Hip extension, knee flexion, medial rotation
origin of Semitendinosus Ischial tuberosity
insertion of Semitendinosus Medial condyle of tibia
action of Semitendinosus Hip extension, knee flexion, medial rotation
origin of Tibialis anterior lateral tibia
insertion of Tibialis anterior 1st metatarsal and medial cuneiform
action of Tibialis anterior Ankle dorsiflexion; inversion
orgin of Extensor digitorum longus Lateral tibia and fibula
insertion of Extensor digitorum longus Middle and distal phalanges 2-5
action of Extensor digitorum longus IP extension
origin of Peroneus (fibularis) longus Lateral tibia and fibula
insertion of Peroneus (fibularis) longus 1st metatarsal and medial cuneiform
action of Peroneus (fibularis) longus Plantarflexion; intertarsal eversion
origin of Gastrocnemius Condyles of femur
insertion of Gastrocnemius Calcaneus by way of calcaneal tendon
action of Gastrocnemius Plantarflexion and inversion
origin of soleus Head of fibula, medial tibia
insertion of soleus Calcaneus by way of calcaneal tendon
action of soleus plantarflexion
origin of Internal intercostals Superior border of rib below
insertion of Internal intercostals Inferior border of rib above
action of Internal intercostals Depress ribs
origin of External Intercostals Inferior border of rib above
insertion of External Intercostals Superior border of rib above
action of External Intercostals Elevate ribs
origin of Diaphragm Xiphoid process, costal cartilage ribs 6-12, lumbar vertebrae
insertion of Diaphragm Central tendon
action of Diaphragm Expand thoracic cavity
origin of Rectus abdominis Pubic bone
insertion of Rectus abdominis Cartilage ribs 5-7, xiphoid process
action of Rectus abdominis Flex vertebral column, depress ribs, compress abdomen
origin of External abdominal Oblique Ribs 5-12
insertion of External abdominal Oblique Iliac crest, linea alba
action of External abdominal Oblique Flex vertebral column, depress ribs, compress abdomen
origin of Transversus abdominis Cartilage ribs 6-12, iliac crest, thoracolumbar fascia
insertion of Transversus abdominis Linea abla, pubis
action of Transversus abdominis Compress abdomen
origin of Orbicularis oculi Medial orbit
insertion of Orbicularis oculi Eyelid skin
action of Orbicularis oculi Close eye
origin of Orbicularis oris Maxilla and mandible
insertion of Orbicularis oris Lips
action of Orbicularis oris Compress, purse lips
origin of Buccinator Alveolar process of maxilla and mandible
insertion of Buccinator Orbicularis oris
action of Buccinator compress cheeks
origin of Zygomaticus major & minor Zygomatic
insertion of Zygomaticus major & minor Angle of mouth, upper lip
action of Zygomaticus major & minor Draw corner of mouth up, angle
origin of Temporalis Temporal bone
insertion of Temporalis Coronoid process
action of Temporalis mastication
origin of Occipitofrontalis Galea aponeurotica
insertion of Occipitofrontalis Skin of eyebrows, nose, occipital bone
action of Occipitofrontalis Raise eyebrows, wrinkle forehead skin
origin of Platysma 2nd rib and scapula
insertion of Platysma Mandible
action of Platysma Tense skin of neck, depress mandible
origin of Masseter Zygomatic arch
insertion of Masseter Ramus of mandible
action of Masseter mastication
origin of Sternohyoid Clavicle and manubrium
insertion of Sternohyoid Hyoid
action of Sternohyoid Depress larynx and hyoid
origin of Stylohyoid styloid process
insertion of Stylohyoid hyoid
action of Stylohyoid elevate hyoid
origin of Sternocleidomastoid Sternum, clavicle
insertion of Sternocleidomastoid Mastoid process (temporal)
bilateral action of Sternocleidomastoid flex neck
unilateral action of Sternocleidomastoid rotate head to opposite side
origin of Digastric Chin, mastoid process
insertion of Digastric Hyoid
action of Digastric Elevate larynx, depress mandible
origin of Mylohyoid Mandible
insertion of Mylohyoid hyoid
action of Mylohyoid Elevate oral floor, depress mandible
origin of Sternothyroid Sternum
insertion of Sternothyroid Thyroid cartilage (larynx)
action of Sternothyroid Depress larynx and hyoid
origin of extensor carpi ulnaris lateral epicondyle of humerus
insertion of extensor carpi ulnaris 5th metacarpal
action of extensor carpi ulnaris wrist extension, adduction
gluteus maximus origin iliac crest, sacrum, coccyx
gluteus maxiumus insertion iliotibial tract, gluteal tuberosity
gluteus maximus action hip extension, lateral rotation
origin of gluteus minimus external inferior surface of ilium
insertion of gluteus minimus greater trochanter of femur
action of gluteus minimus abduct; medially rotates thigh
Created by: Cabrini on 2008-06-28



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