Flashcards in Back Muscles Deck (5):
What does the erector spinae do?
Extend the spine and bend it side to side (like the levetor scapula in the neck)
Where does the erector spinae originate and insert?
Ilium, ribs, and vertebrae to the cranium (skull), ribs, and vertebrae
Which exercises strengthen the erector spinae?
All free weight work, all bar work, thigh stretch, pretzel, arabesque
Which exercises stretch the erector spinae?
SATB, thigh stretch child's pose