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9 Cards in this Set

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biceps brachii

Function: flexion of forearm, flex arm

Innervation: musculocutaneous nerve

Insert: Radial tuberosity


a. Long head: supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula

b. Short head: corocoid process of the scapula.


Function: flexes forearm at elbow

Innervation: radial nerve

Insert: styloid process of radius

Origin: lateral supracondylar ridge of humerus

rectus femoris

Function: flex the thigh at hip

Innervation: femoral nerve

Insert: quadriceps tendon to base of patella and onto tibial tuberosity via the patellar ligament

Origin: anterior inferior iliac spine and ilium above the acetabulum

adductor longus

Function: adducts, flexion of thigh at hip, little medial rotation

Innervation: obturator nerve

Insert: Lower two thirds of medial linea aspera

Origin: superior aspect of pubis, below pubic tubercle

tibialis anterior

Function: dorsal flex foot at ankle, inverts foot

Innervation: deep peroneal nerve

Insert: medial and plantar surfaces of medial cuneiform; base of first metatarsal

Origin:Upper half of lateral shaft of tibia and interosseous membrane

triceps brachii

Function: extend arm

Innervation: radial nerve

Insert: Posterior olecranon process of ulna

Origin: Infraglenoid tubercle of scapula


Function: medial rotation (flex the leg, extension of hip (hamstrings))

Innervation: sciatic nerve

Insert: proximal tibia, medial to tibia tuberosity

Origin: ischial tuberosity of os coxa


Function: flex the knee

Innervation: tibial nerve

Insert: posterior calcaneus via calcaneal tendon


medial head- medial condyle of femur and area just above condyle

lateral head- lateral condyle of femur and area just above condyle

pectoralis major

Function: adducts arm, medial rotation, flex arm

Innervation: lateral and medial pectoral nerve


a. Lateral lip of the intertubercular (bicipital) groove of the humerus

b. Crest of the greater tubercle of the humerus


a. Clavicular head: medial half of the clavicle

b. Sternal head: sternum, upper costal cartilages (1-6), and the aponeurosis of the external oblique