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What is the origin of the biceps brachi ?

Scapula

2

What is the insertion of the biceps brachii ?

Top of radius

Biciptal aponurosis to medial part of forearm

3

What are the joint actions of the biceps brachii?

Flexes the elbow

Supinatea the forearm

Assists in flexion of the shoulder

4

What is the origin of the brachial is ?

Humerus

5

What is the insertion of the brachialis ?

Ulna

6

What is the joint action of the brachialis ?

Flexes the elbow

7

What is the origin of the brachrioradialis ?

Laterally on the distal head of the humerus

8

What is the insertion of the brachioradialis ?

Laterally on the head of the radius

9

What are the joint actions of the brachoradialis ?

Flexion when the forearm is semi pronated (such as drinking water)

Assists other flexors

10

What is the origin of the triceps brachii?

Long head of scapula

Other two heads posterior of the humerus

11

What is the insertion of the triceps brachi ?

Olcecranon of the ulna

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What are the joint actions of the triceps brachii?

Extension of the elbow

Assists In shoulder extension and adduction (long head only)