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Muscles of the Shoulder, Function

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Extends shoulder joint, stabilise shoulder joint.
Biceps Brachii
Extends shoulder joint, flexes elbow, adducts foeleg and stabilises shoulder.
Anterior Pectorals
Draws foreleg forwards, cushions front leg on landing.
Posterior Pectorals
Draws foreleg backwards, forms part of thoracic sling.
Flexes shoulder joint
Flexes shoulder joint and extends elbow joint. Locks elbow.