Muscles (posterior view): fibrous
organs that produce motion by contracting.
Broadest of back: large back muscle.
Thorocolombar fascia: membrane enveloping the muscles in the
area of the kidneys.
Lateral great: large muscle of the outer thigh.
Fascia lata: membrane enveloping and supporting a muscle or group
Soleus: extensor muscle of the foot.
Gastrocnemius: the two muscles of the calf.
Gracilis (slender): vertebral muscle of the inner thigh.
Biceps of thigh: leg muscles with two points of attachment.
Gluteus maximus: large buttock muscle.
Ulnar extensor of wrist: muscle involved in elbow movements.
Extensor digit quinti proprius: muscle that extends the fifth
Common extensor of fingers: muscle that extends the five fingers.
Brachioradial: muscle used to rotate the hand.
Triceps of arm: arm muscle with three points of attachment.
Larger round: large muscle involved in the movements of the shoulder.
Infraspinous: muscle below the dorsal spine.
Deltoid: triangular shoulder muscle used for abduction of the
Trapezius: back muscle between the scapula and the spinal column.
Sternocleido mastoid: neck muscle connecting the sternum to the
clavicle and relative to the mastoid process.