What Are Examples of Flexor and Extensor Muscles?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 5, 2020 6:37:24 AM ET

The Clermont College Biology Department lists examples of flexor muscles as the biceps brachii and the hamstrings, and some examples of extensor muscles are the triceps brachii, the quadriceps femoris and the gastrocnemius. One of the most well-known extensor muscles is the Achilles tendon.