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Trunk muscles

neck muscles: ventral strap muscles (infrahyoid muscles); move hyoid and larynx during swallowing
neck muscles: prevertebral longus coli (neck), longus capitis (head); flex cervical vertebrae and head
neck muscles: lateral scalene muscles; stabalize thoracic cage during forced breathing; laterally flex neck
thorax muscles: prevertebral longus coli (begin in thorax, flex neck)
thorax muscles: lateral intercostal muscles (transversus thoracis, internal intercostals, external intercostals), serratus posterior (ventilating lungs)
abdominal muscles: ventral rectus abdominis; flex vertebral column
abdominal muscles: prevertebral psoas major (moves hip joint)
abdominal muscles: lateral transversus abdominis, internal oblique, external oblique; twist lower trunk, compress contents
back muscles transversospinalis (deep): rotate spine, posture, erector spinae group (superficial): extensors of spinal column
Created by: kpan