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1

Movement of the elbow joint and what muscles and nerve roots

Flexion
- brachioradialis - radial nerve C5-T1
- biceps brachii - musculocutaneous C5-7
- Brachialis - musculocutaneous C5-7

Extension
- triceps brachii - radial nerve - C5-T1 and Axillary (long head) C5 C6

2

Articulation of the elbow joint

Head of radius with Capitulum (humerus)
Trochlear notch of ulnar with Trochlea of humerus
Olecranon process with the olecranon fossa.

3

What type of joint classification is the elbow joint and what is its sub classification

Synovial joint, hinge type. Allows Flexion and extension.