Forearm Muscles: Anatomy, Support & Movement


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Which of the following is the location of the hand flexors?

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1. Identify the nerve that innervates the flexor carpi radialis.

2. Which of the following muscles extends the hand and fingers?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you can test yourself on topics like the names of the various muscles in the hand and forearm and what they do. Your quiz will be scored automatically as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check what you know about the following:

  • Location of the hand flexors
  • The nerve that innervates the flexor carpi radialis
  • The muscle that extends the hand and fingers
  • A term related to the muscles that move the thumb
  • The structure associated with carpal tunnel syndrome

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as carpal tunnel syndrome and flexor carpi radialis
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the anatomy of the forearm muscles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the muscles giving our hands and fingers movement

Additional Learning

To learn more about how our hands and forearms move, review the corresponding lesson called Forearm Muscles: Anatomy, Support & Movement. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand where flexors and extensors are located
  • Identify the muscles that flex and extend the hand at the wrist
  • Know the muscles of the fingers
  • Review the muscles of the thumb