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What is the origin of the long head of the biceps brachii?
Supraglenoid Tubercle of scapula
What is the origin of the short head of the biceps brachii?
Coracoid process of the scapula
What is the insertion of the biceps brachii?
Tuberosity of the radius and aponeurosis of the biceps brachii
What is the action of the biceps brachii?
Flex the elbow
Supinate the forearm
Flex the shoulder
What is the origin of the brachialis?
Distal half of anterior surface of humerus
What is the insertion of the brachialis?
Tuberosity and coronoid process of ulna
What is the action of the brachialis?
Flex the elbow
What is the origin of the brachioradialis?
Lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus
What is the insertion of the brachioradialis?
Styloid process of radius
What is the action of the brachioradialis?
Flex the elbow
Assist to pronate & supinate the forearm when these movements are resisted
What is the origin of the long head of the triceps brachii?
Infraglenoid tubercle of the scapula
What is the origin of the medial head of the triceps brachii?
Posterior surface of distal half of the humerus
What is the origin of the lateral head of the triceps brachii?
Posterior surface of proximal half of the humerus
What is the insertion of the triceps brachii?
Olecranon process of the ulna
What is the action of the triceps brachii?
All Heads:
Extend the elbow
Long Head:
Extend the shoulder
Adduct the shoulder
What is the origin of the anconeus?
Lateral epicondyle of the humerus
What is the insertion of the anconeus?
Olecranon process and lateral edge of proximal ulnar shaft
What is the action of the anconeus?
Extend the elbow