Kinesiology Upper body

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    • subclavius
    • Proximal Attachment: junction of 1st rib and costal cartilage
    • Distal Attachment: inferior surface of middle 3rd of clavicle
    • Action: draws clavicle medially and depresses scapula
    • Nerve: subclavious nerve
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    • Levator Scapulae
    • Proximal Attachment: transverse processes of the c1-c4
    • Distal Attachment:medial border of scapula between spine and superior angle
    • Action: elevates scapula and tilts glenoid cavity inferiorly by Rotating scapula
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    • coracobrachialis
    • Proximal Attachment: coracoids process of scapula
    • Distal Attachment: mid-medial surface of humerus
    • Action:flexes and adducts arm at shoulder
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    • supraspinatus
    • Proximal Attachment: supraspinous fossa of scapula
    • Distal
    • Attachment: superior aspect of greater tubercle of humerus
    • Action: helps deltoid abduct arm at shoulder; stabilizes shoulder by drawing humerus toward glenoid fossa of scapula
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    • Teres Major
    • Proximal Attachment: lower lateral border and inferior angle of scapula
    • Distal Attachment: medial lip of intertubercular groove of anterior humerus
    • Action: adducts medially rotates and extends arm at shoulder
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    • Rhomboids major and minor
    • Proximal Attachment:
    • Major: spinous process of T2-T5 vertabrae
    • Minor: Spinous process of C7-T1 vertabrae
    • Distal Attachment:
    • Major: medial border of scapula inferior to spine
    • Minor: Medial border of scapula superior to spine
    • Action:
    • Major: retracts and elevates the medial border of scapula while It downwardly rotates the lateral angle
    • Minor: Retracts and elevates the medial border of scapula while it downwardly rotates the lateral angle
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    • Brachialis
    • Proximal Attachment: Anterior distal half of humerus
    • Distal Attachment: Coronoid process and tuberosity of ulna
    • Action: flexes forearm at elbow
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    • Pronator quadratus
    • Proximal Attachment:Origin: distal fourth of ulna
    • Distal Attachment: Insertion: distal fourth of radius
    • Action: pronation of the forearm
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    • Triceps Brachii – Long head
    • Proximal Attachment: Infraglenoid tubercle of scapula
    • Distal Attachment: posterior olecranon process of ulna
    • Action: extends the forearm at elbow (also extends the arm at the shoulder)
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    • Biceps Brachii
    • Proximal Attachment:
    • Long head:supraglenoid tubercle of scapula
    • short head: coracoids process of scapula
    • Distal Attachment: radial tuberosity and bicipital aponeurosis to fascia of forearm
    • Action: both heads: weakly flex arm at shoulder (also flex forearm and Supinate forearm at elbow
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    • Serratus anterior
    • Proximal Attachment: anterior surfaces of the first 8 or 9 ribs
    • Distal Attachment: anterior surface of medial border of scapula
    • Action: abducts scapula and upwardly rotates it while abducting the arm; stabilizes scapula by holding it to chest wall
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    • Subscapularis
    • Origin: Subscapular fossa of scapula
    • Insertion: Lesser tuberosity of humerus
    • Action: Medially rotates arm and adducts it; helps to hold humeral head in glenoid cavity of scapula
    • Innervation: Upper and lower subscapular nerves (C5, C6 and C7) (C5, C6, C7)
  13. Name the articulations of the shoulder
    • Acromioclavicular Joint (AC)
    • Sternoclavicular Joint (SC)
    • Glenohumeral ( Shoulder ) Joint (GH)
  14. Supinator
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    • Proximal Attachment:Lateral epicondyle of humerus
    • Distal attachment: Radial shaft
    • Action: supinates forearm
    • Nerve: radial
  15. Anconeus
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    • Proximal Attachment: Lateral Epicondyle of the humerus
    • Distal attachment:later olecanon of unla
    • Action: assits with elbow extension
    • Nerve: radial
  16. Pronator teres
    • Proximal Attachment: medial epicondyle of humerus
    • Distal attachment:middle lateral surface of radius
    • Action:pronation of the forearm
    • Nerve:median
  17. List the range of motion of the wrist?
    extension/flexion, radial/ulnar
  18. Name the rotator cuff muscles?
    • Teres minor
    • Infraspinatus
    • Supraspinatus
    • Subscapularis
  19. List the range of motion of the thumb?
    • Palmar adduction/abduction
    • radial adduction/abduction
    • hyperextension/flexion
  20. Explain the functions of the scapular muscles?
    • Elevation, Depression, Protraction (abduction) Retraction (adduction)
    • Upward (lateral) rotation, Downward (medial) rotation, Anterior Tipping,
    • and Posterior Tipping
  21. Explain scapulothoracic (scapulohumeral) rhythm?
    The motions of the scapula, clavicle, and humorous working together to achieve full elevation of the arm. Scapulohumeral rhythm helps to achieve further range of movement. The Scapulohumeral rhythm is the movement of the scapula across the thoracic cage in relation to the humerus.
  22. Name the wrist flexor group?
    • palmaris longus
    • flexor digitorum superficialis
    • flexor carpi radialis
    • flexor carpi ulnaris.
  23. List the range of motion of the shoulder?
    • Abduction: 150 degrees
    • Forward flexion: 180 degrees
    • Extension: 45-60 degrees
    • Rotation - External Rotation: 90 degrees
    • Internal rotation: 70-90 degrees
  24. Name the articulations of the elbow?
    Flexion and extension
  25. Name the articulations of the wrist and hand?
    • Flexion
    • extension/hyperextension
    • adduction (ulna deviation)
    • abduction (radial deviation).
  26. Anterior Deltoid
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    • Proximal Attachment:Lateral third of clavicle
    • Distal attachment: Deltoid tuberosity of humerus
    • Action: Shoulder abduction, flexion, extension
    • Nerve: Axillary
  27. Teres minor
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    • Proximal Attachment: Posterior lateral border of scapula
    • Distal attachment: Greater tubercle of humerus
    • Action: Rotates arm
    • Nerve: Axillary
  28. flexor digitorum profundus
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    • Proximal Attachment: Medial surface of ulna
    • Distal attachment: Base of distal phalanges
    • Action:Flexes fingers 2-5 at the DIP joint
    • Nerve: Median/Ulna
  29. Pronator teres
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    • Proximal Attachment: Medial epicondyle of humerus
    • Distal attachment: Middle lateral surface of radius
    • Action: Pronation of forearm
    • Nerve: Median
  30. Shoulder Complex
    • Connects (via clavicle and scapula) the upper limb to the trunk; therefore, its articulations are included with those of the upper limb
    • Joints of the pectoral girdle (aside from aforementioned glenohumeral joint)
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    • Proximal clavicle articulates with sternum and cartilage of 1st rib
    • Capsule thickened by anterior & posterior  SC ligaments
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Kinesiology Upper body
Upper body