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Anatomy-Spine

NECK-MOVEMENTS

1. Flexion - by longus capitis
2. Extension - by semispinalis capitis, (bilateral) sternocledomastoids.
3. Abduction/lateral flexion - by (unilateral) scalenus anterior, sternocleidomastoid, trapezius, longismus capitis, etc.
4. Rotation - by (unilateral) sternocleidomastoid, splenius capitis and inferior oblique.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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