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Chapter 6 Superficial Posterior Muscles

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triceps brachii
origin: shoulder girdle and proximal humerus
flexor carpi radialis
origin: distal humerus
flexor carpi ulnaris
origin: distal humerus adn posterior ulna
flexor digitorum superficialis
origin: distal humerus, ulna, and radius
extensor carpi radialis
origin: humerus
extensor digitorum
origin: distal humerus
triceps brachii
insertion: olecranon process of ulna
flexor carpi radialis
insertion: 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
flexor carpi ulnaris
insertion: carpals of wrist and 5th metacarpal
flexor digitorum superficialis
insertion: middle phalanges to of 2nd - 5th fingers
extensor carpi radialis
insertion: base of 2nd and 3rd metacarpals
extensor digitorum
distal phalanges of 2nd - 5th fingers
triceps brachii
primary action(s): extends elbow
flexor carpi radialis
primary action(s): flexes wrist and abducts hand
flexor carpi ulnaris
primary action(s): flexes wrist and fingers
extensor carpi radialis
extends wrist and abducts hand
extensor digitorum
extends fingers and wrist