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Flashcards in Thorax, abdomen, and back muscles Deck (17):
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Transversus Abdominis

Compress abdomen

2

External obliques

Hands in pocket muscle fibers

Flex waist, lateral rotation, and depress ribs, increase abdominal pressure

3

Internal obliques

Upward fibers hands out of pockets

Flex waist, lateral rotation, and depress ribs, increase abdominal pressure

4

Rectus abdominis

Stomach

Flex waist, lateral rotation, and depress ribs, increase abdominal pressure

5

Infraspinatus

Below spine, fan like

Laterally rotate and adduct shoulder

6

Latissimus dorsi

Extension and adduction of shoulder

7

Levator scapulae

Elevates scapula

(Levitate, elevate)

8

Pectoralis major

Flex and adduct shoulder/medial rotation

9

Pectoralis minor

Draws scapula forward and downward

10

Rhomboid major

Retract scapula

(MAJOR RETRACTIONS)

11

Rhomboid Minor

Retract scapula

(MINOR RETRACTIONS)

12

Serratus anterior

Ribs 1-8

Protract and rotate scapula

13

Subscapularis

Anterior scapulae

Medial rotation of shoulder

14

Supraspinatus

Superior to spine

Abduct shoulder

15

Teres major

Bottom teres

Extend, adduct and medially rotate shoulder

16

Teres minor

Top tere

Lateral rotation of shoulder

17

Trapezius

Elevates, retracts and rotates scapula