Protraction


Protraction

Protraction is the anatomical term of motion for anterior movement of the arms at the shoulders.

It is the opposite of retraction.

The major muscles involved include: [DartmouthAnatomy|shoulder/surface/scsurface3] [ [http://www.exrx.net/Articulations/Scapula.html#anchor70306 Animation at exrx.net] ]
* Serratus anterior muscle
* Pectoralis minor muscle

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