Triceps Muscle :

TRICEPS MUSCLE

triceps muscle

triceps muscle

 

TRICEPS BRACHII MUSCLE :

it is present at posterior compartment of arm.It is the muscle responsible for extension of the elbow joint

 

ORIGIN : 3 heads
long head : infra glenoid tubercal of scapula
medial head : below rhe radial sulcus
lateral head : above the radial sulcus

 

INSERTION : olecranon prcoss of the ulna
NERVE SUPPLY : axillary and radial nerve

 

ACTION/ EXERCISE : elbow extention , adduction of arm ,and extent shoulder

triceps

triceps

CLINICAL IMPORTANCE : triceps reflex elicited by hitting the triceps is often used to test the function of the nerve of the arm.
this test spinal nerve C6 & C7, predominately C7.

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