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Muscular system


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muscular system
the main functions of this system are too: enable movement, define body shape and maintain posture
muscles
they include: deltoid, pectoralis major, bicep, abdominals, quadriceps, trapezius, tricep, latissimus dorsi, gluteus maximus, hamstrings and gastrocnemius
abduction
this is where you move a limb away from the body
adduction
this is where you move a limb towards your body
flexion
this is where you bend a limb
extension
this is where you straighten a limb
rotation
this is where you move a limb around a joint
gluteals
this extends the leg back at the hip
hamstrings
this is the muscle where lexion of the leg at the knee
gastrocnemius
this extends the foot at the ankle
trapezius
this is the muscle where rotation of the shoulder occurs
latissimus dorsi
this is the muscle where adduction of the arms at the shoulder and behind your back
triceps
this extends the arm at the elbow
deltoids
this is the muscle where abduction of the arm at shoulder
biceps
this is the muscle where flexion at the elbow
quadriceps
this is the muscle where extension of the leg at knee
pectorals
this is the muscle where adduction of the arm at shoulder occurs
abdominals
this is the muscle where the flexion of the back occurs