Gross Anatomy Lab Report Essay

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Gross Anatomy of the Muscular System
Purpose:

What is the purpose of this exercise? The purpose of this exercise is for students to identify and name the major muscles of the human body. Students will also understand the muscle actions correspond with their locations in the body.

Are there any safety concerns associated with this exercise? If so, list what they are and what precautions should be taken. There are some safety concerns with this exercise. Gloves, masks and goggles should be worn at all times. Using the tools correctly is imparitive to making sure the student remains unharmed. Exercise 1: Muscles of the Head and Neck Data Table 1 – Movement(s) performed by each muscle for Figures 3-4.
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Two muscles that allow extension of the wrist and flaring of the fingers are the extensor digiti minimi and extensor carpi ulnaris.

E. List one muscle that allows supination of the hand and one muscle that allows pronation of the hand.

A muscle that allows supination of the hand is the supination muscle and one muscle that allows pronation of the hand is the pronator teres.

Exercise 4: Muscles of the Lower Body

Data Table 4 – Movement(s) performed by each muscle for Figures 11-12.

Muscle|Movement(s) Performed|
Adductor longus|Adducts and flexes the hip|
Biceps femoris|Extension at the hip, flexion at the knee|
Gastrocnemius|Flexion of the knee|
Gluteus maximus|Extension, External rotation, Adduction at this hip|
Gluteus medius|Adduction and External Rotation at the hip.|
Gluteus minimus|Adduction and Internal Rotation at the hip.|
Gracilis |Flexes and medially rotates tibia at knee|
Pectineus|Flexes and adducts thigh|
Piriformis |Laterally rotates extended thigh, adducts flexed thigh|
Psoas major|Flexes thigh at hip, flexes trunk at hip|
Psoas minor|Flexes thigh at hip, flexes trunk at hip|
Quadratus femoris|Laterally rotates thigh|
Quadratus lumborum|Flexes the trunk|
Rectus femoris|Flexion of the hip and Extension of the knee|
Sartorius |Flexion, External rotation and adduction at the hip| Semimembranosus |Extension

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