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Biceps Brachii Muscle Anatomy

Long/Outer Head
Origin o Supraglenoid Tuberosity of the Scapula Insertion o Tubercle of the Radius o Bicipital Aponeurosis of the Forearm Fascia Function o Elbow Flexion o Forearm Supination

Short/Inner Head
Origin o Coracoid Process of the Scapula Insertion o Tubercle of the Radius o Bicipital Aponeurosis of the Forearm Fascia Function o Elbow Flexion o Forearm Supination o Shoulder Flexion o Transverse Shoulder Flexion
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Biceps Brachii Muscle Exercises


Bicep Exercises. Below is a list of the exercises that most directly workout the biceps brachii muscle. Chin Ups/Pull Ups EZ Bar Curls Straight Bar Curls Dumbbell Curls
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Related Arm Muscles


Related Muscles. Muscles that perform similar functions include: Brachialis
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Glossary
Functions
Elbow Flexion. Bending the arm at the elbow joint, such as the movement of "making a muscle" with your arm. Forearm Supination. External forearm rotation that involves turning the palm upward. Shoulder Flexion. Lifting the upper arms upward and to the front. Transverse Shoulder Flexion. Moving the upper arm toward the center-line of the body and across the chest, on a horizontal plane and with the elbows pointed outward; as exemplified by a "bear hug" movement.

Anatomy

Bicipital Aponeurosis. The flat and broad tendon connected to the biceps, on the front side of the elbow joint. Coracoid Process. A bony, hook-shaped structure on the front, upper region of the scapula. Forearm Fascia. The thick fibrous body tissue on top of the forearm muscle. Scapula. Shoulder blade. Supraglenoid Tuberosity. The small protruding bump (tubercle) on the upper, outer scapula (above the "glenoid cavity"). Radius. The forearm bone, located on the lateral (outer) side of the elbow. Tubercle. A small protruding bump or knob on bones.
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