Assgn Muscles Essay example

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Major Muscles of the Body
Learning the muscles of the body is a daunting challenge because there are roughly 700 individual muscles that comprise the muscular system. For the purposes of this course we will focus on the muscles from essentially 3 major body regions; muscles of the trunk, muscles of the upper limb and muscles of the lower limb. Similar to the skeletal system we are not too concerned with many of the small muscles associated with the skull, fingers and foot. Below is a list of all the muscles you will be responsible for knowing.

Major Muscles abductor pollicis longus adductor brevis adductor longus adductor magnus anconeus biceps brachii biceps femoris brachialis brachioradialis coracobrachialis deltoid diaphragm erector spinae extensor carpi radialis brevis extensor carpi radialis longus extensor carpi ulnaris extensor digiti minimi extensor digitorum extensor digitorum longus extensor hallucis longus extensor indicis extensor pollicis brevis extensor pollicis longus external intercostal external oblique flexor carpi radialis flexor carpi ulnaris flexor digitorum longus flexor digitorum profundus flexor digitorum superficialis flexor hallucis longus flexor pollicis longus gastrocnemius gluteus maximus gluteus medius gluteus minimus gracilis infraspinatus internal intercostal internal oblique latissimus dorsi palmaris longus pectineus pectoralis major pectoralis minor fibularis (peroneus) longus fibularis (peroneus) tertius piriformis plantaris popliteus pronator teres psoas major psoas minor quadratus femoris rectus abdominis rectus femoris rhomboid major rhomboid minor sartorius semimembranosus semispinalis capitis semitendinosus serratus anterior serratus posterior inferior serratus posterior superior soleus splenius capitis subscapularis supinator supraspinatus tensor fasciae lata teres major teres minor tibialis anterior tibialis posterior transversus abdominis…