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Serratus Anterior

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an anatomical image of the serratus anterior muscle

Function

The serratus anterior muscle does the following:

Common Name(s)

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.

The muscular anatomy image shown here is in the public domain. It may have been modified by ShapeSense.com, but was originally acquired at the following address:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gray392.png

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