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What 3 muscles insert at the Greater Tubercle? SIT

Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus and teres minor

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Name the rotator cuff muscles? SITS

Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, teres minor and subscap

2

Which Rotator cuff muscle abducts at the FIRST 15 degrees?

Supraspinatus

3

Name 2 muscles from the Rotator cuff group whose function is to laterally rotate the shoulder?

Infraspinatus and Teres minor

4

What is the origin and insertion points of the supraspinatus muscle?

Origin: Supraspinatus fossa
Insertion: Greater Tubercle

5

What is the origin and insertion points of the Infraspinatus muscle?

Infraspinatus fossa, Greater Tubercle

6

What are the origin and insertion points of Teres minor?

Origin: Lateral margin of scapula
Insertion: Greater tubercle

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Which muscle in the rotator cuff group is both superficial and deep?

Infraspinatus

8

What is the function of the Subscap muscle?

It medially rotates the shoulder

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What are the origin and insertion points of the Subscap muscle?

Origin: Subscapular fossa
Insertion: Lesser tubercle

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What are the muscles that share a common attachment to the Greater tubercle?

Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres minor