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triceps surae
gastrocnemius and soleus
gastrocnemius
plantar flexes the foot and flexes the leg
soleus
plantar flexes the foot
tibialis anterior
dorsiflexes and inverts the foot
tibialis posterior
plantar flexes the foot and inverts
peroneus longus
plantar flexes and everts foot
peroneus brevis
plantar flexes and everts foot
quadriceps femoris
rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius
rectus femoris
flexes the thigh and extends the leg
vastus lateralis
extends the leg
vastus medialis
extends the leg
vastus intermedius
extends the leg
sartorius
flexes the leg, flexes and laterally rotates the thigh (sitting cross legged)
hamstrings
biceps femoris, semimembranous, semitendinosus
biceps femoris
flexes the leg and extends the thigh
semimembranosus
flexes the leg and extends the thigh
semitendinosus
flexes the leg and extends the thigh
iliopsoas
iliacus and psoas major
iliacus
flexes the thigh
psoas major
flexes the thigh
tensor fascia latae
flexes and abducts the thigh
gluteus maximus
extends and laterally rotates the thigh
gluteus medius
abducts and medially rotates the thigh
gluteus minimus
abducts and medially rotates the thigh
gracilis
adducts the thigh and flexes the leg
adductor magnus
adducts and laterally rotates the thigh (more posterior)
adductor longus
adducts and flexes and laterally rotates the thigh (more anterior)
adductor brevis
adducts and laterally rotates and flexes the thigh
hand flexors
flex the hand (anterior)
hand extensors
extend the hand (posterior)
biceps brachii
flexes and supinates the forearm
brachialis
flexes the forearm
brachioradialis
flexes the forearm
triceps brachii
extends the forearm
pectoralis major
flexes, adducts, and medially rotates the arm
latissiumus dorsi
adducts, extends, and medially rotates the arm
deltoid
abducts and flexes the arm
supraspinatus
abducts the arm
infraspinatus
laterally rotates the arm
teres major
extends, adducts, and medially rotates the arm
rotator cuff
subscapularis, infraspinatus, teres minor, supraspinatus (SITS)
pectoralis minor
depresses and protracts the scapula
trapezius
adducts, elevates, depresses scapula, extends the head, elevate the clavicle
levator scapulae
elevates the scapula
rhomboid major
adducts and inferiorly rotates the scapula
rhomboid minor
adducts and inferiorly rotates the scapula
rectus abdominus
flexes the vertebral column and compresses the abdomen
external oblique
rotation of the trunk, compression of the abdomen
internal oblique
rotation of the trunk, compression of the abdomen
transverse abdominis
compression of the abdomen
erector spinae muscles
iliocostalis, longissimus, spinalis
function of erector spinae muscles
ind: laterally flex and rotate the vertebral column
group: muscles extend the vertebral column
diaphragm
moves downward during inspiration, increase dimensions of the thorax
external intercostals
pulls ribs upward and together to expand thorax (labored inspiration)
internal intercostals
pulls ribs downward and together to decrease thorax (forced expiration)
epicranius frontalis
raises the eyebrows
epicranius occipitalis
draws scalp posteriorly
orbicularis oris
puckers mouth as in kissing
orbicularis oculi
closes each eye as in blinking
zygomaticus
pulls the corners of the mouth as in smiling
platysma
depresses the lower lip and mandible
temporalis
elevates and retracts the mandible
masseter
elevates and protracts the mandible
sternocleidomastoid
head rotates, flexion of the head