Joint Actions of Upper Limb

This lesson is designed to illustrate joint actions in the upper extremity and the principal muscles responsible for those actions.

Shoulder Joint

Elbow Joint

Radioulnar Joints

Wrist Joint

Movements of the Fingers

Movements of the Thumb

  • John A. McNulty, Ph.D., Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, LUMC


    John A. McNulty
    Last Updated: May 2, 2000
    Created: Mar 15, 1994