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Major Muscles

Major Muscles & Their Actions

What are the major muscles that act at the shoulder girdle? Trapezius, levator scapulae, rhomboid major and minor, pectoralis minor and serratus anterior.
Primary functions of the upper trapezius Upper rotation and elevation of scapula
Primary functions of the middle trapezius Upward rotation and adduction of scapula
Primary function of the lower trapezius Depression of scapula
Primary function of levator scapulae elevation of scapula
Primary functions of the rhomboid major and minor Adduction, downward rotation, and elevation of scapula
Primary functions of the pectoralis minor Stabilization, depression, downward rotation, and abduction of the scapula
Primary functions of the serratus anterior Stabilization, abduction, and upward rotation of the scapula
What are the muscles of the rotator cuff? Infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularis, and supraspinatus
Primary function of the infraspinatus External rotation
Primary function of the teres minor External rotation
Primary function of the subscapularis Internal rotation
Primary function of the supraspinatus abduction
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