Yoga Anatomy

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After you take the test scroll down to see the answers and your score.


YOGA ANATOMY ONLINE QUIZ

Which muscles are stretching on the back leg and hip?


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Which muscles lift the arm?



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Which muscles help you lean forward?


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Which muscles lift the leg?


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Which muscles are being stretched?


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If the heels are raised which muscle is used?


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Submit Quiz to see the answers and scroll down for your results!



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It's hard to count the actual muscles in the body because variations in muscle anatomy are discovered almost routinely. Some muscle tissue really can’t be separated into countable muscles.

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Good yoga teachers need to know all the major muscles stated below and what they do. In the Online Yoga Anatomy Course you will become familiar with all of these major muscles and know when you are using them or when they are being stretched.



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Muscles That Act On The Abdomen

External oblique
Internal oblique
Transversus abdominus
Rectus abdominis

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Leg Muscles

Anterior

Iliacus
Psoas major
Tensor fasciae latae
Sartorius
Rectus femoris
Pectineus
Adductor longus
Adductor brevis
Adductor magnus
Gracilis
Sartorius
Gracilis
Rectus femoris
Vastus lateralis
Vastus medialis
Vastus intermedius

Posterior

Gluteus maximus
Gluteus medius
Gluteus minimus
Piriformis
Quadratus femoris
Obturator externus
Obturator internus
Superior gemellus
Inferior gemellus
Biceps femoris – long head
Semimembranosus
Semitendinosus
Biceps femoris – long head
Biceps femoris – short head
Gastrocnemius
Plantaris


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Muscles That Act On Shoulder – Anterior

Serratus Anterior Pectoralis Minor


Muscle That Act On Shoulder – Posterior

Levator Scapulae
Trapezius
Rhomboid Major
Rhomboid Minor

Muscle That Act On The Arm

Deltoid (anterior & middle heads)
Deltoid (posterior head)
Pectoralis major
Biceps brachii
Coracobrachialis
Subscapularis
Teres major
Latissimus dorsi
Supraspinatus
Infraspinatus
Teres minor
Triceps brachii: long head


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Muscles That Act On The Neck and Head

Splenius capiitis
Splenius cervicis
Semispinalis capiitis
Semispinalis cervicis
Semispinalis thoracis
Rectus capitis posterior major
Rectus capitis posterior minor
Obliquus capitis superior
Obliquus capitis inferior
Multifidus
Rotators
Quadratus lumborum


Anterior Muscles

Sternocleidomastoid
Scalenes