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Flashcards in Back Muscles Deck (4):
1

Superficial Erector spinae: iliocostals, longissimus, and spinalis

Accelerated spinal extension, rotation, and lateral flexion

*muscles basically surrounding spinal cord running from cervical neck region to iliac crest of pelvis)

2

Quadratus Lumborum

Spinal lateral flexion
(Within lumbar region, below 12th rib)

3

Multifidus

Concentrically accelerates spinal extension and contra lateral rotation

*encases spinal cord

4

Lat dorsi

Accelerates shoulder extension, adduction, and internal rotation