Biceps Brachii Short Head

The biceps brachii is an anterior flexor muscle that assists in movements of the shoulder, arm, elbow, and forearm. It consists of two heads: the long head is the lateral portion and the short head is the medial portion; it also includes the biceps brachii tendon. The long and short heads extend downward from the shoulder joint and merge mid-arm to form a large muscle belly that covers the anterior arm and elbow

Biceps Brachii Short Head

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This muscle is responsible or assists with the following joint movement(s):

Exercises that involve this muscle:

Action: Elbow Flexion
Action: Forearm Supination
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