Muscle Actions upper extremity

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Scapular Elevation

Upper trapezius, levator scapulae

Scapular depression

latissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, pectoralis minor, lower trapezius

Scapular protraction

serratus anterior, pectoralis major, pectoralis minor

Scapular retraction

trapezius, rhomboids

Scapular upward rotation

upper trapezius, serratus anterior, lower trapezius

downward rotation

rhomboids, levator scapulae, pectoralis minor

Shldr flex

anterior deltoid, coracobrachialis, pectoralis major, biceps brachii, supraspinatus

Shldr ext

latissimus dorsi, subscapularis, posterior deltoid, teres major

Shldr abduction

middle deltoid, supraspinatus

Shldr adduction

pectoralis major, latissius dorsi, teres major

shldr lat rot

teres minor, infraspinatus, posterior deltoid

Shldr medial rotation

subscapularis, teres major, pectoralis major, latissismus dorsi, anterior deltoid

Elbow flex

biceps brachii, brachialis, brachioradials

elbow ext

triceps brachii, anconeus

Supination

biceps brachii, supinator

Pronation

pronator teres, pronator quadratus

wrist flex

flexor carpi radialis, flexor carpi ulnaris, plamaris longus

wrist ext

extensor carpi radialis longus, extensor carpi radialis brevis, extensor carpi ulnaris

radial deviation

extensor carpi radialis, flexor carpi radialis, extensor pollicis longus and brevis

Ulnar deviation

extensor carpi ulnaris, flexor carpi ulnaris

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