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54 Cards in this Set

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Masseter origin

Zygomatic arch and zygomatic bone

Masseter insertion

Angle and ramus of mandible

Masseter action

Elevates mandible

Deltoid Origin


Spine and Acromion of scapula

Deltoid Insertion

Deltoid Tuberosity of humerus

Deltoid Action

Abducts, flexes, extends, and medially and laterally rotates the arm

Infraspinatus Origin

Infraspinous fossa of scapula

Infraspinatus Insertion

Greater tubercle of humerus

Infraspinatus Action

Lateral rotation of arm

Subscapularis Origin

Subscapular fossa of scapula

Subscapularis Insertion

Lesser tubercle of humerus

Subscapularis Action

Medial rotation of arm

Teres Minor Origin

Lateral Border of Scapula

Teres Minor Insertion

Greater tubercle of humerus

Teres Minor Action

Lateral rotation oof arm

Supraspinatus Origin

Supraspinous fossa of scapula

Supraspinatus Insertion

Greater tubercle of humerus

Supraspinatus Action

Initiates abduction of arm

Biceps Brachii origin

Supraglenoid tubercle and coracoid process of scapula

Biceps Brachii Insertion

Radial tuberosity of radius

Biceps Brachii Action

Flexes forearm

Supinates forearm

Flexes arm (weakly)

Triceps Brachii origin

Infraglenoid tubercle of Scapula;

Humerus (lateral and posterior surface)

Triceps Brachii Insertion

Olecranon process of ulna

Triceps Brachii Action

Extends forearm

Extends arm

Flexor Carpi Radialis Origin

Medial epicondyle of humerus

Flexor Carpi Radialis Insertion

Metacarpals II and III

Flexor Carpi Radialis Action

Flexes wrist and abducts hand

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Origin

Medial epicondyle of humerus and olecranon process of Ulna

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Insertion

Carpal bones and base of 5th and metacarpal

Flexor Carpi Ulnaris Action

Flexes wrist and adducts hand

Brachioradialis Origin

Lateral Epicondyle of Humerus

Brachioradialis Insertion

Syloid Process of radius

Brachioradialis Action

Flexes forearm

Illiopsoas (iliacus and psoas major) Origin

Iliac Fossa and crest, sacrum, T12 and L1-5

Illiopsoas (iliacus and psoas major) Insertion

Lesser trochanter of femur

Illiopsoas (iliacus and psoas major) Action

Flexion of thigh or flexion of trunk onto thigh

Gluteus Maximus Origin

Dorsal ilium, sacrum, and coccyx

Gluteus Maximus Insertion

Gluteal tuberosity of femur and iliotibial tract

Gluteus Maximus Action

Extends thigh and laterally rotates and abducts thigh

Rectus Femoris Origin

Anterior inferior iliac spine and margin of acetabulum

Rectus Femoris Insertion

Patella and tibial tuberosity of tibia

Rectus Femoris Action

Extends leg and flexes thigh

Sartorius Origin

Anterior Superior Iliac spine of ilium

Sartorius Insertion

Tibia (medial side of tibial tuberosity)

Sartorius Action

Flexes, abducts and laterally rotates thigh

Bicep Femoris Origin

Ischial tuberosity of ischium and linea aspera of femur

Bicep Femoris Insertion

Head of fibula and lateral condyle of tibia

Bicep Femoris Action

Extends thigh and flexes leg

Tibialis Anterior Origin

Lateral condyle of proximal 2/3 of tibial diaphysis

Tibialis Anterior Insertion

Medial cuneiform (tarsal bone) and first metatarsal

Tibialis Anterior Action

Dorsiflexion of foot

Gastrocnemius Origin

Lateral and Medial condyles of femur

Gastrocnemius Insertion

Calcaneus by way of Achilles Tendon

Gastrocnemius Action

Plantar flexes foot;

Flexes leg