Brachialis and brachioradialis
Flexors of the wrist and fingers
Extensors of the wrist and fingers
Covers the shoulder
Posterior aspect of upper arm Anterior aspect of upper arm Deep to biceps
Many muscles lie in layers on the anterior aspect of the forearm
Many muscles lie in layers on the posterior aspect of the forearm
Three sets of fibres: anterior fibres flex shoulder joint; middle fibres abduct shoulder joint; posterior fibres extend shoulder joint
Extends elbow joint
Flexes elbow joint
Flex elbow joint
Flex wrist and fingers
Small muscles of the hand lie in the palm and also form the thenar eminence on the thumb side and the hypothenar eminence on the little-finger side. Other small muscles lie between the metacarpals.
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