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MUSCLES

Origin, Insertion, & Action

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Where does the SERRATUS ANTERIOR muscle originate? Upper 8 or 9 ribs
Where does the SERRATUS ANTERIOR muscle insert? 1)Anterior surface of vertebral border of scapula 2)Inferior angle of scapula
Action(s) of the SERRATUS ANTERIOR muscle: 1)Scapular protraction 2)Upward rotation
Where does the PECTORALIS MINOR muscle originate? Ribs 3, 4, & 5 near the costal cartilage
Where does the PECTORALIS MINOR muscle insert? Coracoid process of scapula
Action(s) of the PECTORALIS MINOR muscle: 1)Depress scapula 2)Downward rotation of scapula 3)Elevates ribs
Where does the STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID muscle originate? 1)Superior border of anterior surface of medial calvicle 2)Manubrium of sternum
Where does the STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID muscle insert? 1)Mastoid process of temporal bone 2)Superior nuchal line of occipital bone
Action(s) of the STERNOCLEIDOMASTOID muscle: 1)Head rotation 2)Lateral bending of head
Where does the TRAPEZIUS muscle originate? 1)External occipital protuberance 2)Nuchal line of occipital bone 3)Spinous process of C6-T12
Where does the TRAPEZIUS muscle insert? 1)Spine of scapula 2)Acromion process 3)Distal clavicle
Action(s) of the TRAPEZIUS muscle: 1)Upper: Elevate & upward rotation of scapula 2)Middle: Scapular retraction 3)Lower: Upward rotation of scapula; Depression of scapula; Braces shoulder
Where does the RHOMBOID MAJOR muscle originate? Spinous process of T1-T5
Where does the RHOMBOID MAJOR muscle insert? Vertebral border of scapula from root of the spine to apex
Action(s) of the RHOMBOID MAJOR muscle: Retraction and elevation of scapula
Where does the RHOMBOID MINOR muscle originate? Spinous process of C7-T1
Where does the RHOMBOID MINOR muscle insert? Vertebral border of scapula at root of spine
Action(s) of the RHOMBOID MINOR muscle: Retraction and elevation of scapula
Where does the LEVATOR SCAPULAE muscle originate? Transverse process of C1-C4
Where does the LEVATOR SCPULAE muscle insert? Superior angle of scapula
Action(s) of the LEVATOR SCAPULAE muscle: Elevation and rotation of scapula
Where does the PECTORALIS MAJOR muscle originate? 1)Sternum 2)Clavicle 3)Costal cartilage
Where does the PECTORALIS MAJOR muscle insert? Greater tubercle of humerus
Action(s) of the PECTORALIS MAJOR muscle: Adduction & medial rotation of humerus
Where does the CORACOBRACHIALIS muscle originate? Coracoid process of scapula
Where does the CORACOBRACHIALIS muscle insert? Medial humerus
Action(s) of the CORACOBRACHIALIS muscle: Adduct and flex the humerus
Where does the DELTOID muscle originate? 1)Distal clavicle 2)Acromion process 3)Spine of scapula
Where does the DELTOID muscle insert? Deltoid tuberosity of humerus
Action(s) of the DELTOID muscle: 1)Anterior-Flex humerus 2)Middle-Abduction of humerus 3)Posterior-Assists in full abduction of humerus
Where does the TERES MAJOR muscle originate? Inferior angle of scapula
Where does the TERES MAJOR muscle insert? Intertubercular groove of humerus
Action(s) of the TERES MAJOR muscle: Extension and medial rotation of humerus
Where does the TERES MINOR muscle originate? Axillary border of scapula
Where does the TERES MINOR muscle insert? Greater tubercle of humerus
Action(s) of the TERES MINOR muscle: 1)Extension and lateral rotation of humerus 2)Stabilizes shoulder
Where does the BICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle originate? Supraglenoid tubercle of scapula
Where does the BICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle insert? Radial tuberosity of radius
Action(s) of the BICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle: Adduction of humerus
Where does the BICEPS BRACHII SHORT HEAD muscle originate? Coracoid process of scapula
Where does the BICEPS BRACHII SHORT HEAD muscle insert? Radial tuberosity of raidus
Action(s) of the BICEPS BRACHII SHORT HEAD muscle: 1)Supination of forearm 2)Flexion of elbow
Where does the BRACHIALIS muscle originate? Distal anterior surface of humerus
Where does the BRACHIALIS muscle insert? Coronoid process of ulna
Action(s) of the BRACHIALIS muscle: Flexion of elbow
Where does the BRACHIORADIALIS muscle originate? Lateral supracondyle of humerus
Where does the BRACHIORADIALIS muscle insert? Styloid process of radius
Action(s) of the BRACHIORADIALIS muscle: 1)Flexion of elbow 2)Supination of forearm
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle originate? Infraglenoid tubercle of scapula
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle insert? Olecranon process of the ulna
Action(s) of the TRICEPS BRACHII LONG HEAD muscle: 1)Adduction of humerus 2)Extension of elbow
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII LATERAL HEAD muscle originate? Posterior humerus
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII LATERAL HEAD muscle insert? Olecranon process of ulna
Action(s) of the TRICEPS BRACHII LATERAL HEAD muscle: 1)Adduction of humerus 2)Extension of elbow
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII MEDIAL HEAD muscle originate? Posterior distal humerus
Where does the TRICEPS BRACHII MEDIAL HEAD muscle insert? Olecranon process of ulna
Action(s) of the TRICEPS BRACHII MEDIAL HEAD muscle: 1)Adduction of humerus 2)Extension of elbow
Where does the LATISSIMUS DORSI muscle originate? 1)Spinous process of lower thoracic vertebrae 2)Lumbar & sacral vertebrae 3)Iliac crest 4)Lower 3-4 ribs
Where does the LATISSIMUS DORSI muscle insert? Intertubercular groove of humerus
Action(s) of the LATISSIMUS DORSI muscle: 1)Extension of humerus 2)Medial rotation of humerus 3)Adduction of humerus
Where does the SUPRASPINATUS muscle originate? Medial 2/3 of supraspinous fossa of scapula
Where does the SUPRASPINATUS muscle insert? Superior facet of the greater tubercle of humerus
Action(s) of the SUPRASPINATUS muscle: Shoulder abduction
Where does the INFRASPINATUS muscle originate? Medial 2/3 of the infraspinous fossa of scapula
Where does the INFRASPINATUS muscle insert? Middle facet of greater tubercle of humerus
Action(s) of the INFRASPINATUS muscle: Lateral rotation of shoulder
Where does the SUBSCAPULARIS muscle originate? Subscapular fossa of scapula
Where does the SUBSCAPULARIS muscle insert? Lesser tubercle of humerus
Action(s) of the SUBSCAPULARIS muscle: 1)Medial rotation of humerus 2)Adduction of humerus
Where does the PALMARIS LONGUS muscle originate? Medial epicondyle of humerus
Where does the PALMARIS LONGUS muscle insert? 1)Palmar aponeurosis 2)Transverse carpal ligament
Action(s) of the PALMARIS LONGUS muscle: 1)Flexion of wrist and forearm 2)Tenses palmar aponeurosis
Where does the FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle originate? Medial epicondyle of humerus
Where does the FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle insert? 1)Pisiform and hamate bone 2)Base of metacarpal 5
Action(s) of the FLEXOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle: Adduction and flexion of wrist
Where does the FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS muscle originate? Medial epicondyle of humerus
Where does the FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS muscle insert? 1)Base of metacarpal 2 2)Slip to metacarpal 3
Action(s) of the FLEXOR CARPI RADIALIS muscle: 1)Flexion of wrist and forearm 2)Abduction of wrist
Where does the FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS muscle originate? 1)Medial epicondyle of humerus 2)Coronoid process of ulna 3)Oblique line of radius
Where does the FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS muscle insert? Middle phalanx of 4 fingers
Action(s) of the FLEXOR DIGITORUM SUPERFICIALIS muscle: 1)Flexion of 2nd phalanges of 4 fingers 2)Flexion of wrist and elbow
Where does the FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS muscle originate? 1)Proximal shaft of ulna 2)Coronoid process of ulna
Where does the FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS muscle insert? Distal phalanx of 4 fingers
Action(s) of the FLEXOR DIGITORUM PROFUNDUS muscle: 1)Flexion of all phalanges of 4 fingers 2)Flexion of wrist
Where does the FLEXOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle originate? 1)Medial epicondyle of humerus 2)Coronoid process of ulna 3)Anterior radius
Where does the FLEXOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle insert? Distal phalanx of thumb
Action of the FLEXOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle: 1)Flexion of thumb 2)Flexion & adduction of 1st metacarpal
Where does the PRONATOR TERES muscle originate? 1)Medial epicondyle of humerus 2)Coronoid process of ulna
Where does the PRONATOR TERES muscle insert? Proximal & middle radius
Action(s) of the PRONATOR TERES muscle: Pronate hand
Where does the PRONATOR QUADRATUS muscle originate? Anterior distal ulna
Where does the PRONATOR QUADRATUS muscle insert? Anterior distal 1/4 of radius
Action(s) of the PRONATOR QUADRATUS muscle: Pronate hand
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS muscle originate? Lateral supracondyle of humerus
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS muscle insert? Base of metacarpal 2
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS LONGUS muscle: Abduction and extension of wrist
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS muscle insert? Metacarpal 3
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS muscle: Abduction and extension of wrist
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle originate? 1)Lateral epicondyle of humerus 2)Anterior proximal ulna
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle insert? Metacarpal 5
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR CARPI ULNARIS muscle: Adduction and extension of wrist
Where does the EXTENSOR DIGITORUM muscle originate? Lateral epicondyle of humerus
Where does the EXTENSOR DIGITORUM muscle insert? Middle & distal phalanges of 4 fingers
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR DIGITORUM muscle: Extension of digits and wrist
Where does the EXTENSOR DIGITI MINIMI muscle originate? Lateral epicondyle of humerus
Where does the EXTENSOR DIGITI MINIMI muscle insert? Posterior proximal of phalanx 5
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR DIGITI MINIMI muscle: Extension of the little finger
Where does the EXTENSOR CARPI RADIALIS BREVIS muscle originate? Lateral epicondyle of humerus
Where does the EXTENSOR INDICIS muscle originate? 1)Distal ulna 2)Interosseous membrane
Where does the EXTENSOR INDICIS muscle insert? Tendon of extensor digitorum to index finger
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR INDICIS muscle: Extension of index finger
Where does the ABDUCTOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle originate? 1)Middle ulna 2)Radius 3)Interosseous membrane
Where does the ABDUCTOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle insert? Proximal metacarpal 1
Action(s) of the ABDUCTOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle: Abduction of thumb and hand
Where does the EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle originate? Distal posterior ulna
Where does the EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle insert? Base of distal phalanx of thumb
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR POLLICIS LONGUS muscle: 1)Abduction of wrist 2)Extension of thumb
Where does the EXTENSOR POLLICIS BREVIS muscle originate? 1)Distal radius 2)Interosseous membrane
Where does the EXTENSOR POLLICIS BREVIS muscle insert? Proximal phalanx of thumb
Action(s) of the EXTENSOR POLLICIS BREVIS muscle: 1)Extension thumb 2)Abduction of hand
Where does the TENSOR FASCIA LATA muscle originate? Anterior crest of ilium
Where does the TENSOR FASCIA LATA muscle insert? Iliotibial band
Action(s) of the TENSOR FASCIA LATA muscle: 1) Tenses fascia lata 2)Abduction, medial rotation, & flexion of hip
Where does the RECTUS FEMORIS muscle originate? 1)Anterior inferior spine of ilium 2)Posterior brim of acetabulum
Where does the RECTUS FEMORIS muscle insert? 1)Proximal border of patella 2)Via patellar ligament to the tibial tuberosity
Action(s) of the RECTUS FEMORIS muscle: 1)Extension of leg at knee 2)Flexion of hip
Where does the VASTUS LATERALIS muscle originate? Linea aspera
Where does the VASTUS LATERALIS muscle insert? Lateral border of patella
Action(s) of the VASTUS LATERALIS muscle: Extension of leg at knee
Where does the VASTUS MEDIALIS muscle originate? Linea Aspera
Where does the VASTUS MEDIALIS muscle insert? Medial border of patella
Action(s) of the VASTUS MEDIALIS muscle: Extention of leg at knee
Where does the VASTUS INTERMEDIUS muscle originate? Anterior & lateral surface of proximal femus
Where does the VASTUS INTERMEDIUS muscle insert? Proximal border of patella
Action(s) of the VASTUS INTERMEDIUS muscle: Extension of leg at knee
Where does the SARTORIUS muscle originate? Anterior superior spine of ilium
Where does the SARTORIUS muscle insert? Pes anserine
Action(s) of the SARTORIUS muscle: 1)Flexion of knee 2)Flexion & abduction of hip 3)Lateral rotation of femur
Where does the GRACILIS muscle originate? Ischiopubic ramus
Where does the GRACILIS muscle insert? Pes anserine
Action(s) of the GRACILIS muscle: 1)Adduction of hip 2)medial rotation of femur 3)Flexion of knee
Where does the BICEPS FEMORIS LONG HEAD muscle originate? Ischial tuberosity
Where does the BICEPS FEMORIS LONG HEAD muscle insert? Lateral head of fibula
Action(s) of the BICEPS FEMORIS LONG HEAD muscle: Flexion of knee
Where does the BICEPS FEMORIS SHORT HEAD muscle originate? Linea aspera
Where does the BICEPS FEMORIS SHORT HEAD muscle insert? Lateral head of fibula
Action(s) of the BICEPS FEMORIS SHORT HEAD muscle: Extension of femur
Where does the SEMIMEMBRANOSUS muscle originate? Ischial tuberosity
Where does the SEMIMEMBRANOSUS muscle insert? Medial proximal tibia
Action(s) of the SEMIMEMBRANOSUS muscle: 1)Flexion of knee 2)Extension of hip
Where does the SEMITENDINOSUS muscle originate? Ischial tuberosity
Where does the SEMITENDINOSUS muscle insert? Pes anserine
Action(s) of the SEMITENDINOSUS muscle: 1)Flexion of knee 2)Extension of hip
Created by: ANATOMY328