PT muscle list

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    What muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    How can you make it work harder?
    • BRACHIORADIALIS
    • > Elbow flexion
    • > Works harder during curls etc by using hammer grip, pronated grip
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    What muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    How can you make it work harder?
    • BRACHIALIS
    • > Elbow Flexion
    • > Work harder: preacher curl, concentration curl, curl with elbows forward (shoulder flexion)
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    What muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    • Sternocleidomastoid (SCM)
    • > Neck Flexion (tilt head forward)
    • > Neck Rotation (turn head to left & right)
    • > Neck Lateral Flexion (tilt head to either side)
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    QUADRICEPS
    Which quad muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    • > VASTUS LATERALIS
    • > Knee Extension
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    QUADRICEPS
    Which quad muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    • > VASTUS MEDIALIS
    • > Knee Extension
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    QUADRICEPS
    Which quad muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    • > RECTUS FEMORIS
    • > Knee Extension
    • > Hip Flexion
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    QUADRICEPS
    Which quad muscle is this (no.2)?
    What does it do?
    • > VASTUS INTERMEDIUS
    • > Knee Extension
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    Which Abdominal muscles is this?
    What does it do?
    • INTERNAL OBLIQUES
    • > Both sides: Spinal Flexion
    • > One side: Rotation to that SAME side (& Lateral Flexion)
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    Which Abdominal muscles is this?
    What does it do?
    • TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINIS (TA)
    • > Compress contents of Abdominal Cavity
    • > Unloads pressure on vertebrae
    • > "Core" / spinal┬ástability
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    Which Abdominal muscles is this?
    What does it do?
    • RECTUS ABDOMINIS
    • > Spinal Flexion
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    Which Abdominal muscles is this?
    What does it do?
    • EXTERNAL OBLIQUES
    • > Both sides: Spinal Flexion
    • > One side: Rotation to the OPPOSITE side (& Lateral Flexion)
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    What muscle group is this?
    What does it do?
    • ROTATOR CUFF (GROUP)
    • > Assists in all shoulder movements
    • > Including Lateral Rotation
    • > Shoulder Stabilisation
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    What muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    How would you target it?
    • SERRATUS ANTERIOR
    • > Scapular Abduction
    • > Scapular Stabilisation
    • > Scap (straight-arm) Pushups / Incline Shoulder Raises / Clap Pushups etc
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    What muscle is this?
    What does it do?
    How would you target it?
    • PECTORALIS MINOR
    • > Scapular Abduction
    • > Scapular Stabilisation
    • > (Parallel Bar) Dips
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    What muscle group is this?
    What does it do?
    • RHOMBOIDS
    • > Scapular Adduction
    • (works with mid-traps)
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    What muscles are these?
    What do they do?
    During what sort of exercises will these play an important role?
    • GLUTEUS MEDIUS & GLUTEUS MINIMUS
    • > Hip Abduction
    • > Maintain balance during exercises where one leg is off the ground...lunges / walking / running / step-ups etc
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    What muscle groups are shown?
    • WRIST FLEXORS
    • &
    • FINGER FLEXORS
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    What muscle groups are shown?
    WRIST & FINGER EXTENSORS
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    Name the Hamstring muscles.
    What movement do they do?
    • A: BICEPS FEMORIS
    • B: SEMTENDINOSUS
    • C: SEMIMEMBRANOSUS
    • > All involved in Knee Flexion & Hip Extension
    • > Biceps Femoris -┬álateral rotation / Semit. & Semim. -┬ámedial rotation
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ImageFT
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PT muscle list
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PT Muscle & Action list
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