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Certain muscles

This is for Lincolnview 8th grade health

Extensors Exterior forearm muscle
Flexors Interior forearm muscle
Triceps The muscle that sits under your flex muscle
Biceps Your flex muscle
Trapezius Holds neck in place and leads down to your midback in a diamond like shape
Pectoralis Major This muscle technically is in the breast area/chest area
Deltoid The muscle you use to shrug your shoulders
Abdominal Rectus These are your abs
Gluteus Maximus Your butt
Abductors This is the muscle that you move your leg outwards, at a 90 degree angle. This is located at the outer part of your thigh
Adductors This is the muscle that helps you reverse what the abductor muscle does. This is located at the inner part of your thigh
Quadriceps This is located on the upper part of your thigh, this is the thing that allows you to lift up you leg, to walk.
Hamstring This is located on the under part of your thigh, this helps reverse the motion of moving your leg up. Also, when you run and the upper part of you leg hurts, that is most likely your hamstring.
Sartorius This muscle wraps itself around the other thigh muscles, helping keep them in place, and is used to help you cross your legs.
Gastrocnemius Calf
Anterior Tibial this muscle attaches to your tibia, and is in the area most people call their shen.
Achilles Tendon This is one of the most important tendons, if this is messed with is could be very painful, and this tendon attaches to your ankle, and your fibula
Created by: Zebrazoe101



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