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Flashcards in Neck Muscles Deck (5):
1

Levator scapulae

-Concentrically accelerates cervical extension, lateral flexion, and ipsilateral rotation when scapulae is anchored
-Assists in elevation and downward rotation of scapulae

2

Sternocleidomastoid

Concentrically accelerates cervical flexion, rotation, and lateral flexion

3

Scalenes

-Concentrically accelerates cervical flexion, rotation, and lateral flexion
-assist rib elevation during inhalation

4

Longus coli

Concentrically accelerates cervical flexion, lateral flexion, and ipsilateral rotation

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Longus capitals

Concentrically accelerates cervical flexion and lateral flexion