Biceps

Biceps Brachii – Long Head

Biceps Brachii – Long Head The structure indicated is the long head of the biceps brachii muscle. The biceps muscle is one of three muscles in the anterior compartment of the arm: Biceps brachii Brachialis Coracobrachialis The muscles of the anterior compartment are innervated by the musculocutaneous nerve and generally serve to flex the forearm at the elbow joint. The biceps brachii muscle is comprised of two muscular heads: Short head Long head The long head of the biceps brachii originates on the supraglenoid tubercle of the scapula, and traverses the superior aspect of the glenohumeral joint to descend in …

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Biceps Brachii

Biceps Brachii The biceps brachii is a muscle in the anterior compartment of the arm. It has two heads, the long head and the short head. It is one of three muscles in the anterior compartment of the arm, the other two muscles being the brachialis and the coracobrachialis, which lie deep to it. The biceps muscle receives innervation via the musculocutaneous nerve and it functions mainly to supinate the forearm and flex the elbow. Despite being a relatively small muscle, the biceps brachii is one of the most highly trained muscles in the gym, along with the pectoral muscles …

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Biceps Brachii