Our physiotherapist Jane Johnson is passionate about sharing her knowledge and making learning as fun and interesting as possible, but with learning the origins, insertions and actions of muscles, learning the good old fashioned way "parrot fashion" is required.
The origin of the muscle is where it starts and attaches to bone. The insertion is where it finishes and attacheds. Muscles always move from origin to insertion and have multiple actions.
This is the list of muscles covered on our anatomy and physiology course and the most important ones for body workers such as massage therapists to learn.
Iliacus – shown at end of the DVD
Psoas – shown at end of the DVD
Flexor Digitorum Longus
Flexor Hallucis Longus
Vastus Rectus Femoris
Extensor Digitorum Longus
Entensor Hallucis Longus
Peroneous Longus (Fibularis)
Flexor Carpi Ulnaris
Flexor Carpi Radialis
Extensor Carpi Ulnaris
Extensor Carpi Radialis
These are all covered in our muscles e-course
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