Muscles Diagram With Names
There are three different muscle groups found in the back: the superficial group, the deep group, and the intermediate group. Muscles found in the superficial group include rhomboid major, rhomboid minor, levator scapulae, trapezius, latissimus dorsi. ADVERTISEMENT.
Major Muscles on the Front of the Body. Sometimes the name of the muscle includes it’s function—such as extensor, flexor, adductor, abductor. The muscles on the front of the trunk help lift the arms and move the body forward and sideways. They also protect the organs in the abdomen.
The deep muscle group can be subdivided into four smaller groups muscles. The four muscle groups that together make up the deep muscle group are the segmental muscles, the transversospinales, the erector spinae, and the spinotransversales.