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Q: When you move lower arm up do biceps contract?
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How do muscles work together to move your lower arm?

to move your lower arm up ward, the biceps contract while the triceps relax. the opposite happens when you move your lower arm downward.

When you move the muscles of your lower arm which muscles of your body contract and relax?

biceps and triceps respectively

What happen to your upper arm as you raise the lower arm?

The biceps brachii muscle will contract, pulling the lower arm up.

What happens to your upper arm as you raise the lower arm?

The biceps brachii muscle will contract, pulling the lower arm up.

How do muscles in your arm work together?

When you flex your arm your biceps contract, and your triceps extend. And when you unflex your arm the triceps contract and you biceps extend. The muscles work together to allow you to move your body.

What will happened if the biceps stop contracting and triceps contract?

Due the pair of Biceps and Triceps our Muscles move. If biceps stop contracting and triceps contract so we will be able to move but our some muscles of arm would not move.

Why can't the biceps alone make the arm straighten?

The biceps contract to pull up the arm, and then to relax, while the triceps lower the arm. Muscles work in pairs to move the articulate skeleton parts.

What does biceps help you move?

your biceps are the muscles that move your lower arm and hand up. You usually have two or more muscles for each bone. These muscles work together for instance the biceps and triceps. When your biceps contract, your arm bends up. when your bicep relaxes and your triceps contract, your hand lowers again, you can try it on a table. Lay your arm flat then raise your arm from the hand to your elbow, when you lift and let it down, you will se your muscles bulge. Notice though that the muscles does not contract the other way or stretch. it relaxes.

How are triceps and biceps useful?

When your biceps contract (and your triceps relax), your arm bends at the elbow. When your triceps contract (and your biceps relax), your arm straightens. The biceps and triceps enable you to bend or extend your arm at the elbow.

Where are the biceps and triceps located?

biceps and triceps are located on the arm. biceps are on the upper arm and the triceps on the lower arm

What happens to the biceps to raise the forarm?

When you bend your arm, your biceps contract, or tighten.When you straighten your arm in a relaxed position your biceps retract.

Which muscle relaxes when the arm is straightened?

In pairs, for the upper arm, it uses the biceps and the triceps to extend and contract. Extend the arm would contract the triceps and relax the biceps.

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