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Pilates Muscles #1

Muscles & Functions Back & Neck

Muscles of the Head & Neck Sternocleidomastoid, Scalenes
Sternocleidomastoid Elevates the sternum and clavicle.Unilateral contracted causes side bending.Bilateral contraction results in extending the head.
Scalenes Unilateral contraction causes sidebending of the cervical spine.Also produces some rotation.
Deep Muscles of the Back Spinalis, Longissimus, IliocostalisMiltifidus & Rotators
Spinalis, Longissimus, Iliocostalis The main action is extension.In contracting unilaterally they also contribute to sidebending and rotation.
Miltifidus & Rotators Unilateral contraction flexes to the same side and rotates to the opposite side.Bilateral contraction extends the spine.
Created by: laura_lea