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Kinesiology West

Muscles for Kinesiology West

A: Extens the vertebral column. Laterally flexes vertebral column to the same side ERECTOR SPINAE
O:Common tendon that attches to the posterior surface of sacum,iliac crest,spinous processes of the lumbar&last two thoracic vertebrae I:Various attachmnts at the posterior ribs, spinous and transverse processes of thoracic&cervical vertebrae&mastoid pro ERECTOR SPINAE
A: Flexes the vertebral column RECTUS ABDOMINIS
O: Pubic crest, pubic symphysis I: Cartilage of fifth, sixth and seventh ribs and xiphoid process RECTUS ABDOMINIS
A: Flexes the vertebral column. compresses abdominal contents. Laterally flexes vertebral column to the same side. Rotates vertebral column to same side INTERNAL OBLIQUE
O: Lateral inguinal ligament, iliac crest, thoracolumbar fascia I: Internal surface of lower three ribs, abdominal aponeurosis to linea alba INTERNAL OBLIQUE
A: Flexes the vertebral column. Compresses abdominal contents. Laterally flexes the vertebral column to the same side. Rotates the vertebral column to opposite side EXTERNAL OBLIQUE
O: Lower eight ribs I: Anterior part of the iliac crest, abdominal aponeurosis to linea alba EXTERNAL OBLIQUE
A: Laterally tilt the pelvis. Laterally flexes the vertebral column to the same side Assists to extend the vertebral column. Fixes the last rib during inhalation and forced exhalation QUADRATUS LUMBORUM
O: Posterior iliac crest I: Last rib, transverse processes of first through fourth lumbar vertebrae QUADRATUS LUMBORUM
A: Extend the hip. Laterally rotate the hip. Abduct the hip. Adduct the hip. GLUTEUS MAXIMUS
O: Coccyx, edge of sacrum, posterior iliac crest, sacrotuberous and sacroiliac ligaments. I: Gluteal tuberosity and Iliotibial tract GLUTEUS MAXIMUS
A: Flexes the hip. Laterally rotates the hip. Adducts the hip. ILIOPSOAS
O: Bodies and transverse processes of lumbar vertebrae. Iliac fossa. I: Lesser trochanter of the femur ILIOPSOAS
A: Laterally rotates the hip. Abducts the thigh when hip flexed. PIRIFORMIS
O: Anterior surface of sacrum. I: Greater trochanter PIRIFORMIS
A: Abduct the hip. Flex the hip. Medially rotate the hip. Extend the hip. Laterally rotate the hip. GLUTEUS MEDIUS
O: Gluteal surface of the ilium between iliac crest and posterior and anterior gluteal lines. I: Greater trochanter GLUTEUS MEDIUS
A: Flex the hip. Medially rotate the hip. Abduct the hip TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE
O: Iliac crest, posterior to the ASIS I: Iliotibial tract TENSOR FASCIAE LATAE
A: Invert the foot. Plantarflex the ankle TIBIALIS POSTERIOR
O: Proximal posterior shaft of tibia, proximal fibula, interosseous membrane I: Navicular, cuneiforms, cuboid, bases of second through fourth metatarsals TIBIALIS POSTERIOR
A: Evert the foot. Assists to plantarflex the ankle (Talocrural joint) PERONEUS LONGUS
O: Proximal two-thirds of lateral fibula I: Base of the first metatarsal, medial cuneiform PERONEUS LONGUS
A: Extend the 2nd to 5th toes. Dorsiflex the ankle. Evert the foot EXTENSOR DIGITORUM LONGUS
O: Lateral condyle of tibia, proximal anterior shaft of fibula, interosseous membrane I: Middle and distal phalanges of 2nd thru 5th toes EXTENSOR DIGITORUM LONGUS
A: Extend the second through fifth fingers. Assist to extend the wrist EXTENSOR DIGITORUM
O: Common extensor tendon from lateral epicondyle of humerus I: Middle and distal phalanges of 2nd thru 5th fingers EXTENSOR DIGITORUM
A: Flex the wrist. Abduct the wrist. flex the elbow FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS
O: Common flexor tendon from medial epicondyle I: Base of second and third metacarpals FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS
Created by: napaeva



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