Biceps Brachii

Diagram of posterior muscles.

The biceps brachii are a pair of muscles located in each of the upper-arms of the human body.

These upper-arm muscles are used in many sports such as rowing, boxing, rugby and climbing.

Origin, Insertion and Actions of the Biceps Brachii muscles:

Points of Origin: Short head: Long head:
Point of Insertion:
  • Via strong tendon to radial tuberosity and bicipital aponeurosis

The location of the biceps brachii muscles is labelled on the diagram of the human anterior muscles.

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