Serratus Anterior

Serratus Anterior

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The serratus anterior is often called the “boxer’s muscle” because it is highly developed in professional boxers due to the scapular protraction that occurs during a punching motion.

Serratus Anterior

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Funktion

  • Protracts the scapula..

    This means that the serratus anterior muscle pulls the scapula, or shoulder blade, forward and around the ribcage.

  • Rotates the scapula upward..

    This means that the serratus anterior muscle turns the scapula, or shoulder blade, such that the bottom of the scapula moves upward and laterally (i.e. outward).

Serratus Anterior
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Serratus Anterior funktion

  • Protracts the scapula..

    This means that the serratus anterior muscle pulls the scapula, or shoulder blade, forward and around the ribcage.

  • Rotates the scapula upward..

    This means that the serratus anterior muscle turns the scapula, or shoulder blade, such that the bottom of the scapula moves upward and laterally (i.e. outward).

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Serratus Anterior
Serratus Anterior