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Unit 7:5

Major Muscles of the Body

Sternocleidomastoid (location) side of neck
Trapezius (location) upper back and neck
Deltoid (location) shoulder
Sternocleidomastoid (function) turns and flexes head
Biceps brachii (location) upper arm
Triceps (location) upper arm
Pectoralis major (location) upper chest
Intercostals (location) between the ribs
Rectus abdominis (location) ribs to pubis (pelvis)
Latissimus dorsi (location) spine around to chest
Gluteus masimus (location) buttocks
Sartorius (location) front of thigh
Quadriceps femoris (location) front of thigh
Tibialis anterior (location) front of lower leg
Gastrocnemius (location) back of lower leg
Trapezius (function) extends head, moves shoulder
Deltoid (function) abducts arm, injection site
Biceps brachii (function) flexes lower ares and supinates hand
Triceps brachii (function) extends and adducts lower arm
Pectoralis major (function) adducts and flexes upper arm
Intercostals (function) moves ribs for breathing
Rectus abdominis (function) compresses abdomen and flexes vertebral column
Latissimus dorsi (function) extends and adducts upper arm
Gluteus maximus (location) extends and rotates thigh, injection site
Sartorius (function) abducts thigh, flexes leg
Quadriceps femoris (function) extends leg, injection site
Tibialis anterior (function) flexes and inverts foot
Gastrocnemius (function) flexes and supinates sole of the foot
Created by: votec