the muscular system . Jack Hunt School

triceps
located on the upper arm at the back. it extents the arm at the elbow. useful for athletes that do javelin or press ups
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biceps
located on te upper arm at the front. allows the arm to flex at the elbow. Can be improved by press ups
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deltoids
round shaped muscles located at the shoulders. allows abduction and aduction from the mid-section of the body. they can be improved by weight lifting
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pectorals
covers the chest it is for abducting the arm and pushing the arm forward and rotate it inwards.can be improve by doing bench presses or push ups
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trapezius
attached to the neck at the top and the shoulders at the bottom. allows you to rotate your shoulders. improved by rowing or shoulder shrugs
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gluteals
it is the biggest muscleknown as gluteus maximus it function is to extend the legs backwards. you can improve it by doing squats
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quadriceps
front upper legs. straighten the leg at the knee joint. can be improved by squats and lunges
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hamstrings
underneath the bum. back of the leg. its function is to bend or flex at the knee. improved by leg curls or running
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gastrocnemius
starts at the back of the femur tandon comes with achilles. it allows you to point your toes away from the feet. improved by jumping at pointing your toes at the same time
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latissimus dorsi
connects from the spine to the humerus. abduct and turn arms around draw them back and inwards.improved by pull ups
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abdominals
the hold the stomach in. rotating the trunk to the side. helps with good posture .improved by rowing and swimming
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located on te upper arm at the front. allows the arm to flex at the elbow. Can be improved by press ups

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biceps

Card 3

Front

round shaped muscles located at the shoulders. allows abduction and aduction from the mid-section of the body. they can be improved by weight lifting

Back

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Card 4

Front

covers the chest it is for abducting the arm and pushing the arm forward and rotate it inwards.can be improve by doing bench presses or push ups

Back

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Card 5

Front

attached to the neck at the top and the shoulders at the bottom. allows you to rotate your shoulders. improved by rowing or shoulder shrugs

Back

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Caitlin Ward

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This is a great way of learning all the different muscles and their details thanks!!

Morgan

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You've got a spelling error on number '6.located on 'te' upper arm at the front. allows the arm to flex at the elbow. Can be improved by press ups (6)'

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