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1

What is the origin of the trapezius

Back of skull C7 all thoracic vertebrae

2

What is the insertion of the trapezius

Spine of scapula and lateral edge of clavicle

3

What are the joint actions of the trapezius ?

Elevate,retract and depress the shoulder fields

4

What is the origin of the rhomboids ?

Spinous processes of the cervical and thoracic vertebrae

5

What is the insertion of the rhomboid ?

Medial border of the scapula

6

What are the joint actions of the rhomboids ?

Retracts the scapula
Downwardly rotates the scapula

7

What is the origin of the levator scapulae ?

Transverse processes of the cervical vertebrae c1-c4

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What is the insertion of the levator scapulae?

Medial border of scapula

9

What are the joint actions of levator scapulae ?

Elevates the scapula
Assists in downward rotation of scapula
Laterally flexes the neck

10

What is the origin of serratus anterior ?

Front of the ribs 1-8

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What is the insertion of the serratus anterior

Anterior surface of the medial border of the scapula

12

What are the joint actions of the serratus anterior ?

Protract the scapula upwardly rotates the scapula

13

What is the origin of the pectorals minor ?

Front of ribs 3-5

14

What is the insertion of the pectoralis minor ?

Coracoid process of the scapula

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What are the joint actions of the pectoralis minor ?

Protract the scapula
Downwardly rotates the scapula
Elevates the rib cage during breathing