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Muscles & movements

Muscle movements

Muscle of the back that adducts and rotates the arm laterally Infraspinatus
A muscle of the back that inserts on the humerus and helps to move the arm Latissimus dorsi
A muscle that inserts mid-humerus Deltoid
A muscle that raises the arm above the head Deltoid
A muscle that extends the forearm and inserts on the ulna Triceps brachii
Which muscle rotates the forearm laterally? Supinator
Which muscle flexes and abducts the wrist? Flexor carpi radialis
Which muscle runs along the lateral side of the forearm and extends and abducts the wrist? Extensor carpi radialis longus
A large muscle that connects the ulna to the distal phalanges, flexes the distal joints of the fingers. Flexor digitorum profundus
A muscle that runs medially along the forearm and connects the humerus to the middle phalanges Flexor digitorum superficialis
A muscle with its origin on the mid-humerus, insertion on the coronoid process of the ulna, which flexes forearm at elbow Brachialis
A muscle that crosses over the anterior portion of the thigh from lateral to medial Sartorius
A muscle which attaches to the spine of the lesser trochanter Psoas major
A muscle whose origin is on the pubic bone and insertion is on the linea aspera of the femur Adductor longus
Origin on the ischial tuberosity and insertion on medial surface of the tibia Semitendinosus
Origin on the ischial tuberosity and insertion on medial condyle of tibia Semimembranosus
An antagonist to the rectus femoris Biceps femoris
An antagonist to the gluteus maximus Rectus femoris
An antagonist to the soleus Tibialis anterior
Flexes the hip and extends the knee Rectus femoris
Flexes the knee and hip Sartorius
Adducts leg at hip Gracilis
Inverts the foot Tibialis anerior
Rotates and protracts the scapula and elevates the ribs Serratus anterior
The coracobrachialis Adducts and flexes the arm
A muscle that can adduct, flex, and extend the arm Pectoralis major
Extends, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh Gluteus maximus
Created by: bjperkins



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