Action Review for the Anterior Deltoid Shoulder Flexion
Anterior Deltoid Prime Mover of flexion of the glenohumeral joint is its action described as:
SYNERGISTS: assist in performing the action of shoulder flexion
SABILIZERS: Allow for dynamic control of the shoulder at the glenohumeral joint
FIXATORS: Allow for dynamic control and fluid motion during full body movements
Antagonists: perform the opposite motion from the agonist in this case anterior deltoid
Get Massage Smart offers the above anatomical information for its educational value and dose not validate its accuracy. Please refer to the following texts and resources.
References & Resources for the muscle anatomy information are:
Sieg and Adams: "Illustrated Essentials of Musculoskeletal Anatomy", 4th edition, 2002, Megabooks Inc,
Muscolino J E: The Muscular System Manual, The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, ed 3, 2009,
University of Michigan Medical School: Muscle Tables & Illustrations
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