What moves the scapula forward and rotates scapula upward?
The scapula or shoulder blade is capable of several different movements due to the arrangement of muscles and their various origins and insertions. The scapula can be protracted (moved forward) and retracted (moved backward). It can rotate both upward and downward, as well as elevated and depressed (lowered).
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The serratus anterior is the muscle that protracts and rotates the scapula upward. The serratus anterior originates on the first 9 ribs and inserts...
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Identify the shoulder muscles. Discover the unique features of the shoulder muscle anatomy and study the movements of the different shoulder muscle groups.