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What are the four muscles of the rotator cuff
Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres minor, Subscapularis
Muscle that allows you to shrug your shoulders
Muscle that adducts the shoulder and causes extension of the shoulder
Shoulder muscle that is the antagonist of #3 (latissiumus dorsi)
Prime mover of back extension, 2 deep composite muscle consisting of three columns
Large paired superficial muscles of the lower back
Fleshy muscle forming part of the posterior abdominal wall that helps maintain upright posture
Gluteus Maximus Function
Hip External Rotation, Hip Flexion
Gluteus Maximus Origin
What is the function of the rectus femoris
Helps to extend or raise the knee. Flex the thigh
What is the origin of the vastus medialis? The semimembranosus? The insertion of the gluteus maximus?
Femur, Pelvis, Femur
What muscle aids in crossing the legs?
What muscle inverts and dorsiflexes the foot?
What muscle is used to extend the hip when climbing stairs?
What is the function of biceps femoris?
List the quadriceps muscles?
Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis
What muscles are used in smiling?
List the function of the frontalis?
Lifts eyebrows, Wrinkles forehead
The _______ muscle is used to shrug the shoulders?
Explain the function of the latissimus dorsi?
Extension of arm
List the origin and insertion of the deltoid?
_________ __________ is the prime mover for shoulder flexion and adduction
The muscle commonly used as an injection site
The muscle group that allows you to move your leg towards the midline
Muscle group that extends the knee
The six types of joint movements
Flexion, Extension, Abduction, Adduction, Circumduction, Rotation
The name of a muscle cell
Cordlike extension that connects bones to muscles
The function of a ligament is to
Connect bone to bone
The 3 types of muscle are
Cardiac, Smooth, Skeletal
Where is the buccinator located and what is its function?
Face, Permits Smiling
The connective tissue that covers the entire muscle
Contractile unit of a muscle
The soleus allows ________ of the feet
The adductors are also known as the _______
Name the two bellied muscle of the calf, and is referred to as the " toe dancer" muscle
The name of the thick myofilament in muscle is ______
The prime mover for shoulder abduction... prime mover for for the shoulder flexion and abdomen.... the straight muscle of the abdomen.
Deltoid, Pectoralis Major, Rectus Abdominus
What is the origin of all of the muscles of the rotator cuff?
The percentage of your body that is mucle...
Thin myofilament is called ________
Towards the head
Movement that decreases the angle of a joint.... increases the angle....
The prime mover of back extension
Longest muscle in the body and also known as the "Tailors muscle"
The insertion of the soleus is the _______
The bone where the rectus abdominus inserts and also where CPR is performed
Name 2 functions of the abdominals
Trunk Flexion, Lateral Flexion, Lateral Roatation
Muscle that extends the elbow
Muscle that allows flexion of the elbow
Wrist flexor that follows the ulna
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
What is the difference between the origin and insertion of a muscle?
Origin is the fixed attachment site, Insertion is where the muscle ends
All of the rotator cuff muscles insert on the _______
The strongest and leanest muscle in the body
One of the most injured muscle/muscle group of the lower extremity due to forceful push off.
This muscle causes growing pains in children and is the largest muscle of the quadriceps....
6 muscles on the anterior aspect of leg
Gracilis, Rectus Femoris, Vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, adductors
6 posterior muscles of the leg
Biceps femoris, semimembranous, semitendinosus, gastrocnemius, soleus, gluteus medius
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