# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Physical/Occupational Therapy II Task 1018606875

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define general origins, insertions, and actions of muscles throughout the body.


Definition should include muscles in the trunk, upper extremity, and lower extremity.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it important to know the origins and insertions of muscles?
  • Why is it important to know the cardinal planes when studying joint actions?
  • Where is it more common for a muscle to tear—at the origin or the insertion?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Professions Events


Physical Therapy