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Muscle Actions

Question Answer
hip flexioniliopsoas, sartorius, TFL, rectus femoris
hip extensiongluteus maximus, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus
hip lateral rotationsartorius, gluteus maximus
hip medial rotationTFL, gluteus medius
leg flexionsartorius, gracilis, biceps femoris, semitendinosus, semimembranosus
leg extensionvastus lateralis/medialis/intermedius, rectus femoris
thigh abductionTFL, sartorius, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius
thigh adductiongracilis, adductors
scapular elevationlevator scapulae ventralis
scapular retractionrhomboids
scapular protractionserratus ventralis, pectoralis minor
shoulder flexionclavodeltoid, pectoralis major
shoulder extensionspinodeltoid, latissimus dorsi, teres major, triceps brachii, biceps brachii
humerus abductionacromiodeltoid, supraspinatus
humerus adductionlatissimus dorsi, pectoralis major
humerus medial rotationlatissimus dorsi, pectoralis major, teres major, subscapularis
humerus lateral rotationinfraspinatus, teres minor
ulna extensionanconeus, triceps brachii
ulna flexionbiceps brachii, brachialis
ulna supinationbiceps brachii
trunk extensionerector spinae
trunk flexionexternal oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominus
trunk rotationexternal oblique, internal oblique
head extensionsplenius
head lateral rotationsplenius
head flexionsplenius
rib elevationexternal intercostal muscles, scalenes
rib depressioninternal intercostal muscles
abdomen compressiontransversus abdominus
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