Primary Actions of the Anconeus
Due to its small size, the anconeus does not have any primary actions.
Secondary Actions of the Anconeus
1. Extension of the forearm at the elbow
- Triceps Brachii
- Biceps Brachii
Anconeus is a weak extensor of the elbow, but acts primarily to pull the synovium of the elbow joint out of the joint line during extension of the elbow.