Muscles of inspiration and expiration

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Name the muscles involved in inspiration
Sternocleidomastoid, scalenes, external intercostals and the diaphragm
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Name the muscles involved in expiration
External intercostals, diaphragm, Internal intercostals, external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis
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What muscles are involved in resting inspiration?
Diaphragm- contracts and the external intercostals which contract
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What muscles are involved in active inspiration?
The diaphragm, external intercostals, sternocleidomastoid and scalene muscles
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What muscles are involved in resting expiraton?
Relaxation of diaphragm and external intercostals
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What muscles are involved in active expiration?
Relaxation of diaphragm and external intercostals as well as contraction of internal intercostals and external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominis and transversus abdominis
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Name the muscles involved in expiration

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External intercostals, diaphragm, Internal intercostals, external oblique, internal oblique, rectus abdominis, transversus abdominis

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What muscles are involved in resting inspiration?

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What muscles are involved in active inspiration?

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What muscles are involved in resting expiraton?

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