Which muscles get stretched during moving of arms?

When we move our arms in different ways these are the muscles that get stretched-

1. When we lift our arms out to the side -  Deltoid - all fibres and supraspinatus

2. When we lower our arms to our side - Pectoralis major and latissimus dorsi

3. When we lift our arms in front of itself - Pectoralis major, and anterior fibres of the deltoid.

4. When we bend our elbow -  Biceps brachii

5. When we straighten our elbow - Triceps brachii


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Updated on: 29-Mar-2023


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