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Chapter 7 - Muscle Function Examples

Examples of muscle functions
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What muscle raises eyebrows and wrinkles eyebrows
Frontalis
What muscle is responsible for blinking and crows feet?
Orbicularis Oculi
What muscle is responsible for compressing cheeks when a person whistles of blows air?
Buccinator
What muscle is used when you pucker your lips?
Orbicularis Oris
What muscle is also know as the "trumpeters muscle"?
Buccinator
What muscle is responsible for raising the corners of mouth when smiling?
Zygomaticus
What muscle is the muscle of chewing and primary mover of elevating mandible?
Massester
What muscle is the primary muscle for elevating the mandible?
Temporalis
What muscles origins are on the sternum and clavicle?
Sternocleifomastoid
What muscle is diamond or trapizoid shaped and is used in shoulder shrugging and pulling back?
Trapezius
What muscle is fan shaped?
Temporalis
What muscle elevates during breathing?
External Intercostals
What muscle depresses ribs and contracts only during forced expiration?
Internal Intercostals
What muscles aid in trunk rotation and lateral flexion?
External Obliques and Internal Obliques
What muscles are located between lower ribs and the pelvic girdle?
External Obliques and Internal Obliques
What muscle helps flex and rotate lumbar portion of vertebral column?
Rectus Abdominis
What muscle is known as the boxer's muscle and is below the armpit?
Serratus Anterior
What muscle covers the shoulder and is a fleshy triangular muscle?
Deltoid
What muscle is the anterior muscle of upper chest and flexes arm?
Pectoralis Major
What muscle brings arm down from a raised position?
Latissimus Dorsi
What muscle is responsible for swimming, rowing and climbing a rope?
Latissimus Dorsi
What muscle buldges when forearm is flexed?
Biceps Brachii
What muscle is used when turning a doorknob, or twisting a cap/jar lid?
Biceps Brachii
What muscle is the only muscle of the posterior forearm?
Triceps Brachii
What muscle is used when playing tennis or backhand volley?
Triceps Brachii
What muscle is the primary mover for flexing thigh and trunk?
Iliopsoas
What muscle is important for walking and prevents trunk from falling back when standing erect?
Iliopsoas
What muscle covers most of the butt and is prime mover in thigh extension when walking, jumping?
Gluteus Maximus
What muscle lowers thighs sideways from a horizontal position, squeeze thighs together, and are the muscle that keep a rider on a horse?
Adductor Group
What muscle are int he Adductor Group?
Pectineus, Adductor longus, Adductor magnus, and Gracilis
What muscle is also known as the "quads"?
Quadriceps Femoris Group
What muscle is the primary extension of the leg, used when kicking a ball by straightening your knee?
Quadriceps Femoris Group
What muscle are in the Quadriceps Femoris Group?
Rectus femoris, Vastus lateralis, Vastus medialis Vastus intermedius
What muscle flexes both leg and thigh when sitting cross-legged?
Sartorius
What muscle can be felt behind the knee?
The Hamstring Group
What muscles are in the Hamstring Group?
Biceps femoris, Semimembranosus, semitendinosus
What muscle aids to pushing a body forward during walking and running?
Gastrocnemius
What muscle is known also as the "toe dancer muscle"?
Gastrocnemius
What muscle is spindle shaped?
Tibialis Anterior