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The muscles which produce shoulder extension are: Latissimus Dosi & Pectoralis Major.

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Q: Which muscles cause shoulder extension
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Muscles used for shoulder extension?

Shoulder extension is controlled by: Long head of the triceps, the last, and the teres major

Muscles cause elbow extension?

Muscles within the brachium are responsible for the extension of the elbow. These muscles also work for the flexing of the arm as well.

What muscles are invovled in arm extension?

Extension of the forearm at the elbow joint is achieved almost entirely by the triceps brachii but extension of the arm, which actually takes place at the shoulder joint, is achieved by muscles on the back, such as the latissimus dorsi.

What muscles cause horizontal adduction of the shoulder?

There are four muscles used for horizontal adduction of the shoulder. These muscles are the pectorals major, middle deltoid, latissimus dorsi, and coracobrachilis.

Bursitis in the shoulder?

Bursitis is a condition in which there is an inflammation of the bursa, which is a sac that is located between muscles or tendons of the shoulder. A cause of shoulder bursitis can be overuse of the shoulder joint. This condition can cause pain.

What muscles are involved in shoulder joint extension?

posterior deltoid, infaspinatus, teres minor, latissimus dorsi, teres major

What is the cause of chest and left shoulder pain?

The cause of the chest and the left shoulder pain may be as a result of the problems of the nerves, ribs, muscles, esophagus and lungs.

What is the relationship between a contraction and an extension when dealing with musclular system?

When a muscle contracts it causes flexion and when muscles relax they cause extension

Shoulder muscles are called?

deltoids are the back shoulder muscles and trapezoids are the muscles around the shoulder/neck/back area

What is the antagonist in shoulder extension?

Extension of the shoulder joint Agonist = Posterior Deltoid Antagonist = Latissimus Dorsi

The shoulder joint is a multi-axial joint that allows for what movements?

The shoulder joint (and its associated muscles) allow for flexion, extension, adduction, abduction, outward medial rotation, inward medial rotation, and circumduction.

What muscle agonists antagonists and assisters are involved in shoulder extension and flexion?

The muscles located in the shoulder and move the arm are: the deltoid, teres major, and rotator cuff muscles. The deltoid muscle is like three muscles in one: the anterior fibers flex the shoulder, the lateral fibers abduct the arm, and the posterior fibers extend the shoulder. The rotator cuff muscles are the supraspinatus , infraspinatus , teres minor, and subscapularis . They can be remembered with the mnemonic SITS. The primary function of the rotator cuff muscles is holding the head of the humerus in the glenoid cavity. They act more to assist the other muscles.

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