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MUSCLE ARRANGEMENT

Muscles

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MUSCLE ARRANGEMENT AT A JOINT CARRY OUT OPPOSITE MOVEMENTS WORK AGAINT EACH OTHER IN A PRODUCTIVE WAY
PRIME MOVERS (AGONIST) CONTRACTING MUSCLE EG: BICEPS BRACHII = FLEX AT ELBOW
ANTAGONIST OPPOSITE MOVEMENT RELAXED OR OFFER RESISTANCE TO PRIME MOVERS
EXAMPLE OF AN ANTAGONIST TRICEPS BRACHII - FLEX AT ELBOW
SYNERGIST ASSIST PRIME MOVER WITH PRIMARY ACTION PROMOTE SAME MOVEMENT OR REDUCE UNNECESSARY MOVEMENTS
EXAMPLE OF SYNERGIST BRACHIALIS , BRACHIORADIALIS EG: FLEX AT ELBOW
FIXATOR STABILIZE ORIGIN FOR PRIME MOVER
EXAMPLE OF FIXATOR SCAPULA, CLAVICLE, HUMERUS MUSCLE - FLEX AT ELBOW EG. DELTOID
EXTEND AT ELBOW TRICEPS - PRIME MOVER BICEPS - ANTAGONIST NO SYNERGISTS SAME FIXATORS
Created by: d1975f