Triceps brachii muscle yoga anatomy

Where Is The Triceps brachii?

The triceps start in the upper posterior arm and run along the humerus (upper arm bone) between the shoulder and the come together and attach to the joint at the elbow.


Triceps brachii tear symptoms

A rupture of the  triceps is the least common tear in the in the upper extremity of the body.  Rupture of the triceps tendon is so rare that only 50 cases reported from 1987 to 2006 according to Orthopaedics & Traumatology: Surgery & ResearchVolume 98, Issue 2, April 2012, Pages 242-246.



What is The Function of the Triceps brachii

Arm extension at the elbow.


Where is the Origin and Insertion of the Triceps brachii?

LONG HEAD: infraglenoid tubercle of the scapula.
MEDIAL HEAD: posteromedial surface of the inferior 1/2 of the humerus.
LATERAL HEAD: posterolateral humerus & lateral intermuscular septum.
Posterior surface of the olcranion process of the ulna


Triceps brachii