Brachialis

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Other Names

  • Arm (Side)
  • Lower Biceps

Heads

  • Brachialis

Movement

Elbow

Attachments

Origin

  • Humerus (Anterior)

Insertion

  • Ulna
    • Coronoid Process

Related Muscles

Brachialis

Brachialis cut away view

Comments

The brachialis becomes more readily activated during isometric elbow flexion. During a dynamic elbow flexion, the biceps is more readily activated than the brachialis. (Tax et al., 1989)

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