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Deltoid Rounded muscle of the shoulder that inserts on the deltoid tuberosity of the humerus. Its action is to flex, rotate and abduct the arm.
Teres major Muscle of the shoulder that adducts and rotates arm
Rotator cuff muscles Insert on Humerus. Supraspiantus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularius
Biceps Brachii two headed muscle of the anterior arm for forearm flexion
Brachalis Muscle of the anterior arm for forearm flexion
Triceps brachii muscles of the posterior arm for forearm extension
Flexor carpii radilais Muscle of anterior forearm for wrist flexion
Flexor carpi ulnaris Muscle of the anterior forearm used for wrist flexion
Flexor digitorum superficialis muscle of anterior forearm used for phalange flexion
Posterior forearm muscles Extensor carpii radialis, extensor carpi ulnaris, extensor digitorum suerficialis
Brachioradilais Forearm muscle for forearm flexion
Supinator forearm muscle for supination (acts on radius)
Gluteus Maximus largest, most superficial gluetal muscle. Extends the thigh
Adductor longus Inner thigh muscle for thigh adduction. Part of the scarpas triangle
Adductor Magnus Inner thigh muscle for thigh adduction
Sartorious Tailor's muscle. Part of Scarpas Triangle. Longest muscle of the body, runs obliquely on the anterior part of the thigh. Used in leg flexion and rotation
Quadriceps Muscles of the anterior thigh for extention. Rectus femoralis, Vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, vastud medialius
Hamstring muscles Biceps femoru, semitendinous, semimembranosus
Popliteus posterior knee, rotates the leg
Tibialis anterior ANterior leg for dorsiflexion
Gastrocnemius Posterior superficial calf muscles that inserts on the calcaneal (Achillies) tendon
Soleus Deep gastocnemius for Plantar flexion



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