# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 1018606874

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe each functional role of muscle (e.g., prime mover, synergist, stabilizer, etc.).


Description should include
  • agonist (prime mover)
  • assisting mover
  • antagonist
  • cocontraction
  • synergist
  • neutralizer
  • stabilizer.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Do muscle size and angle of pull help determine whether a muscle is a prime mover or an assisting mover?
  • What muscle is the agonist during elbow flexion?
  • What muscle is the antagonist during elbow flexion?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Physical Therapy