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Four muscle pairs that together form the ab. girdle
rectus abdominis
int oblique
ext oblique
transversalis
Used in winking
Orbicularis Oculi
Each musc in this pair turns the head toward the opp shoulder
sternocleidomastoid
Prime mover of jaw closure
Masseter
Used to form the horiz frown crease on forehead; raise eyebrows
Frontalis
Elevates the jaw and retracts the mandible
Temporalis
Used to raise arm overhead
Deltoid
Prime mover for shoulder abduction
deltoid
Forms the ext lateral walls of the abdomen
ext oblique
Prime mover for shoulder flexion, adduction
Pectoralis major
Prime mover of head flexion
Sternocleidomastoid
Deepest muscle of the ab wall
transversalis
Holds your scapula in place
Serratus anterior
Unpaired muscle involved with respiration
Diaphragm
Musc group that extends the thigh and flexes knee
Hamstrings
Flat thoracic muscle that acts to draw the scapula inferiorly or to elevate the rib cage
Pec minor
Adducts the shoulder, causes extension of shoulder joint
Latissimus dorsi
Allows you to shrug, extend head
Trapezius
prime mover of elbow flexion
brachialis
musc that extends elbow
triceps brachii
Strong hip flexor, deep in pelvis
Iliopsoas
group that allows you to draw your legs to the midline of your body
adductor group
Power extensor of hip
Glut max
Inverts, dorsiflexes foot
tibialis anterior
Musc group that extends the thigh and flexes knee
Hamstrings
Thin superficial musc of medial thigh
gracilis
Musc group that extends the knee
Quadracepts
Smaller hip musc used as an injection site
glut med
Musc enclosed w/i fascia that blends into the iliotibial tract
Tensor Fasciae latae
Used in smiling
zygomaticus
The "Kissing" muscle
Orbicularis oris
Major spine flexor
Rectus abdominis
Shoulder muscl that abducts the shoulder
deltoid
Two elbow flexor muscles, first supinates
biceps brachii