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Kines Muscles

Muscles from Hip to Neck

Transversalis Pulls Abdominal wall back
Rectus Abdominis Flexion & Lateral Flexion
Internal Oblique One side Lateral Flexion, rotation to the same side
External Oblique One side Lateral Flexion, Rotation to other side
Pyramidalis Flesion, lifts & stabilizes the front rim of pelvis
Psoas Hip Flexor
Erector Spinae Extension, Lateral Flexion, Rotation
Deep Posterior Muscles Extension, Lateral Flexion, Rotation
Semispinalis Extension, Lateral Flexion, Rotation to other side
Quadratus Lumborum Lateral Flexion (one side) Stabilizes pelvis & lumbar spine
Sternocleidomastoid Flexion, Lateral Flexion, Rotation to opp. side
Spleni (splenius cervicis, splenius capitis) Extension, Lateral Flexion, Rotation to same side
Levator Scapulae Extension, Lateral Flexion
Scaleni Lateral Flexion, Extension
Three Functions of Abdominals in Dance 1. Elevate front of Pelvis 2. Solidify area bet. rib case & pelvis & provide stability to lumbar spine 3. Hollowing of abdomen
Squaring the pelvis involves these muscle groups 1. Lateral flexors or the torso & quadratus lumborum 2. Abductors of the hip & gluteus medius 3. Adductors of the thigh
Knee Flexors Hamstrings: Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus
Flex Assisters Popliteus, Sartorius, Gracilis, Gastronemius
Knee Extensors Quads: Medial Vasti, Intermediate Vasti, Lateral Vasti, Rectus Femoris
Knee Rotators Medial: Semiteninosus, Seminmembranosus, Popliteus (unlock knee) Lateral: Biceps Femoris
Gastronemius & Plantaris Flex Knee
Iliopsoas primary hip flexor
Pectineus adducts femur and flexes (hip) out. rotation
Adductor Longus, Brevis & Magnus Adducts femus & flexes (hip)
Gracilis Flexes & adducts hip/ Flexes & medially rotates knee
Rectus Femoris Only quad that crosses hip and knee
Sartorius Flexes hip and knee, medial rotator
Tensor Fascia latae Flexes, abducts, medially rotates
Gluteus max assists abduction, primarily extends hip & laterally rotates
Gluteus med. & mini flexion, abduction, inward rotation (hip)
Piriformus outward rotation, abduction, extension
Biceps femoris Extension, outward rotation
Semitendinosus & Semimembranosus Extension, Adduction, & Inward Rotation
Main Hip Adductors Adductor Brevis,Longus, & Magnus - Flex adduct, out. rotate
Gracilis Adduction, inward rotation
Hamstrings Hip Adductor
Gluteus med. & mini medial rotators
Tensor fascia latae medial rotators
Obturators, Gamellus, Quadratus Femoris, Piriformis Lateral Rotators
Created by: babrown1