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In this video tutorial, we’re going to be talking about the muscles of the arm. These muscles play various roles in the movements of the upper limb. They are mainly involved in movements of the shoulder joint and elbow.

There are many muscles found in the upper extremity. According to their position and also location within the upper limb, we can find 3 big groups of muscles. At the most distal end of the upper limb, you can find the muscles of the hand, responsible for various movements of the hand and wrist. A bit further up, you will then see the muscles defining the forearm. And you can find the muscles that we’re going to be talking about on this tutorial at the most proximal end of the upper limb, and these are the arm muscles.

We're going to be discussing the origins, insertions and innervation of the following muscles:
2:05 Biceps brachii: including its long and short heads.
5:43 Triceps brachii: including its lateral, medial and long heads.
10:21 Brachialis
13:09 Anconeus

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