term for the biceps brachii during elbow flexion
term that describes the relation of brachialis ti biceps brachii during the elbow flexion
term for the triceps brachii during elbow flexion
term for the iliopsoas during hip extension
term for the gluteus maximus during hip extension when walking up stairs
term for the rotator cuff muscles and deltoid when the elbow is flexed and the hand grabs a tabletop to lift the table
deltoid, vastuslateralis, gluteus maximus & gluteus medius
commonly used for intramuscular injections
the group that contains a large sesamoid bone the patella which is an insertion tendon
The triceps surae insert in common into the ______ tendon
the bulk of the tissue of a muscle tends to lie _______ to the part of the body it causes to move
humerus, radius & ulna
The extrinsic muscles of the hand orgininate
most flexor muscles are located on the ______ aspect of the body
most extensors are located __________________
An exception to this generalization is the extensor-flexor musculature of the ______________.
specialized synergists. They immobilize the orgin of a prime mover so that all the tension is exerted at the insertion. (fix the posture, fixes things)
aids the action of agonists either by assisting with the same movement or by reducing undesirable or unnessary movement.
Prime movers or agonists
muscles that are primarily responsible for producing a particular movement
muscles that oppose or reverse a movement are called____________.