Supraspinatus

Some articles on supraspinatus:

Subscapularis Muscle - Imaging - Ultrasonography
... sulcus with long head of biceps brachii (longitudinal) supraspinatus muscle (longitudinal) supraspinatus muscle (transversal) infraspinatus muscle (longitudinal) supraspinatus muscle (trans ...
Supraspinatus Muscle
... The supraspinatus (plural supraspinati, from Latin supraspinatus) is a relatively small muscle of the upper arm that runs from the supraspinatous fossa superior of the scapula (shoulder ... The spine of the scapula separates the supraspinatus muscle from the infraspinatus muscle, which originates below the spine ...
Supraspinatus Muscle - Additional Images
... Position of the supraspinatus muscle (shown in red) ... Supraspinatus muscle 8 ... long head of Triceps brachii muscle Action of right supraspinatus muscle, anterior view ...
Upper Limb - Human Anatomy - Musculoskeletal System - Shoulder Joint
... achieve pure flexion at the joint the deltoid and supraspinatus must cancel the adduction component and the teres minor and infraspinatus the medial ... The first 10° is performed entirely by the supraspinatus, but beyond that fibres of the much stronger pectoralis major are in position to take over the work ... Muscles of shoulder joint proper Posterior Supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor, subscapularis, deltoideus, latissimus dorsi, teres major Anterior Pectoralis ...
Supraspinatus Muscle - Controversy About Action
... A 1963 study, "Function of the Supraspinatus Muscle and its Relation to the Supraspinatus syndrome - An experimental in Man" by B Van Linge and J D Mulder in Leiden, Holland showed that the supraspinatus ... In this study, the supraspinatus was anaesthetised, and the deltoid muscle was still able to complete a full range of abduction, however was not able to ... From this study, it is suggested that the "true" action of the supraspinatus is to hold the capsule in position to allow greater functional strength and ...