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What muscles are involved in shoulder joint movement?



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There are many different types of movements of the shoulder joint and each movement requires the cooperation of muscles that attach to the scapula. The muscles involved are: Levator scapulae, Rhomboid Major, Rhomboid Minor, Latissimus dorsi, Trapezius, Deltoid, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Teres Minor, Teres Major, and Subscapularis.