Human Muscles Part 2

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    Number 1 acts as a whole prime mover of arm abduction; flexion, extension, and rotation of humerus
    Deltoid
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    Number 2 is a powerful forearm extensor
    Triceps brachii
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    Number 3 is flexion (powerful) of elbow and supination of forearm
    Biceps brachii
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    Number 4 extends knee and flexes thigh at hip
    Rectus femoris
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    Number 5 extends and stabilizes knee
    Vastus lateralis
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    Number 6 extends knee; stabilizes patella
    Vastus medialis
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    Number 7 extends knee
    Vastus intermedius (covered by Rectus femoris)
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    Number 8 prime mover of dorsiflexion
    Tibialis anterior
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    Number 9 draws scapula forward and inferiorly when ribs are fixed; with scapula fixed, draws rib cage superiorly
    Pectoralis minor
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    Number 10 prime arm mover of arm flexion; with arm fixed pulls chest upward
    Pectoralis major
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    Number 11 flexes and rotates vertebral column; increases abdominal pressure; stabilizes pelvis during walking
    Rectus abdominis
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    Number 12 compresses abdominal wall; used in oblique curls
    External oblique
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    Number 13 same as external oblique
    Internal oblique
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    Number 14 compresses abdominal contents
    Transversus abdominis
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    Number 15 flexes, abducts, and medially rotates thigh; steadies trunk
    Tensor fasciae latae
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    Number 16 flexes, abducts, and laterally rotates thigh; flexes knee
    Sartorius
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    Number 17 abducts thigh, flexes and medially rotates leg
    Gracilis
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Human Muscles Part 2
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Human Muscles Diagram Part 2
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