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Muscles moving the Humerus and Elbow

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kinucobo's version from 2016-11-01 06:52

Section

Humerus
MuscleOriginInsertionAction
CoracobrachialisCoracoid process of scapulaMidshaft of humerusFlexes and adducts arm
Pectoralis majorClavicle, sternum, and abdominal aponeurosisLaeral crest of interubercular grooveFlexes, adducts, and rotates arm
Teres majorLateral border of scapulaMedial crest of intertubercular grooveAdducts, extends and rotates arm medially
Teres minorLateral border of scapulaGreater tubercle of humeruslaterally rotates arm
DeltoidClavicle, acomion process, scapular spineDeltoid tuberosityAbducts and rotates arm laterally and medially
SupraspinatusSupraspinous fossaGreater tubercle of humerusAbducts arm
InfraspinatusInfraspnous FossaGreater tubercle of humerusLaterally rotates arm
Latissimus dorsiT7-L5, Sacrum, Iliac crestMedial crest of intertubercular grooveAdducts and medially rotates arm
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Elbow
MuscleOriginInsertionAction
Triceps brachiiAlong axillary border of scapulsOlecranon process of ulnaExtends forearm
Biceps brachiiShort head: Coracoid process of scapula. Long head: Tubercle above glenoid cavityRadial tuberosityFlexes arm, flexes and supinates forearm
BrachioradialisLateral supracondylar ridges of humerusStyloid process of radiusFlexes forearm
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