With reference to linear motions of the scapula, upward movement of the scapula is referred to as ___________ and downward movement of the scapula is referred to as ____________
______________ is described as the scapula moving away from the vertebral column in a linear fashion.
______________ is described as an angular motion where the glenoid fossa of the scapula tilts downward while the inferior angle moves toward the vertebral column.
Name the scapular bony landmark that is formed by the junction of the axillary border and the vertebral border.
Name the scapular bony landmark that is found on the superior medial aspect, which provides attachment to the levator scapulae.
With regard to scapular bony landmarks, the _____________ is found more medially, while the ___________ is found on the lateral aspect of the scapula.
vertebral border; glenoid fossa
Name the prominent bump on the inferior, posterior aspect of the occipital bone.
external occipital protuberance
Name the region of the spine through which the ligamentum nuchae runs.
The ______________ is known as the medial end of the clavicle, which articulates with the ______________.
sternal end; sternum
There a ___________ floating ribs, which are defined as ____________.
two, (on each side) ; not having costal cartilages
Which muscle originates on the spinous processes of C7-T5 and inserts on the vertebral border of the scapula between the root of the spine and the inferior angle?
Which muscle performs combine scapular depression, protraction and downward rotation as its only actions when it contracts?
Which muscle originates on the lateral surface of ribs 1-8, and inserts on the anterior surface of the scapula along the vertebral border?
The action of the upper trapezius is scapular ___________.
elevation and upward rotation
The insertion for the levator scapula muscle is ________________.
vertebral border of the scapula between the superior angle & the root of the spine
The rhomboids contribute toward the following scapular actions:
retraction, downward rotation, elevation
The insertion for the lower trapezius muscle is ________________.
the root of the spine of the scapula
The insertion for the pectoralis minor is...
the coracoid process of the scapula
Which muscle originates on the spinous processes of C7-T3 and inserts of the scapular spine?
Which muscle performs combined scapular elevation and downward rotation as its only actions when it contracts?
Which muscle originates on the external occipital protuberance and inserts on the lateral third of the clavicle and the acromion process?
Serratus anterior contributes toward which scapular actions?
upward rotation; protraction
Muscles that contribute in some form to scapular downward rotation.
Pectoralis Minor, Levator Scapulae, Rhomboids
Muscles that contribute in some form to scapular depression.
Pectoralis Minor, Lower Trapezius