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1. Abdominals – Rectus abdominus, external abdominal oblique, and Transverse abdominus
2. Adductors – Magnus, Longus and brevis
3. Adductor magnus – Underneath the hamstrings
4. Biceps brachii – Corkscrew muscle
5. Brachialis – Strongest elbow flexor / Superficial lateral forearm
6. Costals – Internal and External
7. Deltoid – Shoulder pad muscle / Anterior, Lateral and Posterior / Antagonist to itself
8. Diaphragm – Prime mover in inspiration
9. Erector spinae – Spinalis (Medial tract and hugs the spine), Iliocostalis (Lateral tract and hugs the ribs) and Longissimus (Intermediate tract)

10. External intercostals – Superficial
11. Extensor digiti minimi – Tea drinker’s muscle
12. Gluteus maximus – Strongest hip extensor / can be at least one inch thick / most superficial gluteal muscle
13. Gracilis – The gracilis and the femoral shaft form the letter ‘V’
14. Gastrocnemius – Toe dancer’s muscle
15. Gluteals – Maximus, Medius and Minimus
16. Hamstrings – Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus and Biceps femoris
17. Hypothenar eminence – Opponens digiti minimi, Flexor digiti minimi brevis and Abductor digiti minimi
18. Internal abdominus obliques – The fibers go vertical
19. Internal intercostals – Deep
20. Iliopsoas – Group of psoas major, psoas minor and iliacus
21. Latissimus dorsi – Swimmer’s muscle / Widest muscle / Superficial mid back and lower back muscle
22. Lateral six deep rotatores – Piriformis, Gemellus superior, Obturator internus, Gemellus inferior, Obturator externus and Quadratus femoris
23. Longus colli – Longus colli superior oblique, longus colli inferior oblique and longus colli vertical
24. Orbicularis oculi – Winking muscle
25. Orbicularis oris – Kissing muscle
26. Pronators – Pronator quadratus and Pronator teres
27. Peroneus – Longus, Brevis and Tertius
28. Peroneus longus – Sometimes called ‘fibularis longus’ / Along with the peroneus brevis it is affected in an inversion sprain
29. Psoas – Strongest hip flexor / Strongest posture muscle
30. Piriformis – Tightness causes duck like walking
31. Plantaris – Missing in most cadavers
32. Psoas minor – Missing in most cadavers
33. Platysma – Most superficial neck muscle
34. Pectoralis major – Tightness equals rounded shoulders and or constriction of chest wall
35. Pectoralis minor and Scalenes – Neurovascular entrappers
36. Pectineus – Medial to the femoral artery and considered an extension of the iliopsoas muscle
37. Quadratus lumborum – Hip hiker muscle
38. Quadriceps – Vastus lateralis, Vastus medialis, Vastus Intermedius and Rectus femoris
39. Rhomboid minor and major – Minor is on top / Christmas tree muscle
40. Rectus abdominus – Horizontal layer of connective tissue every few inches / Six pack muscle
41. Rectus femoris – Only quad muscle that crosses two joints and has two actions
42. Rotatores longi and Rotatores brevis – Deepest of the transversospinalis group
43. Scalene – Anterior, Medius and Posterior
44. Serratus posterior superior – Helps inhale
45. Serratus posterior inferior – Helps exhale
46. Stapedius – Smallest muscle (In your ear)
47. Sartorius – Tailor’s muscle / Longest muscle
48. Semispinalis – Most superficial of the transversospinalis group / most superficial of the transversospinalis group
49. Semimembranosus – Most medial hamstring
50. Semitendinosus – On top of the semimembranosus
51. Serratus muscles – Anterior, Posterior superior and Posterior inferior
52. Serratus anterior and Triceps – Boxer’s muscle
53. Sternocleidomastoid – Tightness can cause vertigo or torticollis / Only muscle that
move the head and are not connected to the ribs
54. Supraspinatus / Infraspinatus / Teres minor / Subscapularis – SITS muscles or rotator muscles
55. Subscapularis – Frozen shoulder muscle
56. Suboccipitals – Ghost headache muscle / Rectus capitus posterior major, Rectus capitus posterior minor, oblique capitus inferior and oblique capitus superior
57. Thenar eminence – Opponens pollicis, Abductor pollicis brevis and Flexor pollicis brevis
58. Tensor fascia lata – Connects into the iliotibial band
59. Transversospinalis – Semispinalis, Multifidus and Rotator longi, Rotatores brevis
60. Transverse abdominus – Deepest abdominal muscle / Wraps around the internal organs
61. Tibialis anterior – Weakness causes flat foot / Tightness causes high arch / prone to shin splints
62. Triceps surae – Another name for the soleus and gastrocnemius
63. Trapezius – Coat hanger muscle / Superficial mid and upper back muscle / Antagonist to itself

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