muscles of thigh and lower leg

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muscles of thigh and lower leg
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2011-10-06 13:25:55
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  1. quadriceps femoris
    • rectus femoris, vastus lateralis medialis intermedius
    • extends legs at knee joint
    • flexes thigh at hip joint
  2. tensor fascia lata
    flexes and abducts thigh at hip joint
  3. sartorius
    weakly flexes leg at knee joint
  4. pectineus
    flexes and adducts thigh at hip joint
  5. adductor longus
    adducts and flexes thigh at hip joint
  6. gracilis
    adducts thigh at the hip joint
  7. tibialis anterior
    • dorsiflexes foot at ankle joint
    • supinates foot at intertarsal joint
  8. extensor hallicus longus
    • dorsiflexes foot at ankle joint
    • extends hallux
  9. extensor digitorum longus
    • drsiflexes foot at enkle joint
    • extends toes
  10. fibularis brevis
    • plantar flexes foot at ankle joint
    • pronates foot
  11. fibularis longus
    • plantar flexes foot at ankle joint
    • pronates foot
  12. gastrocnemius
    • flexes foot at ankle joint
    • flexes leg at knee joint
  13. soleus
    plantar flexes foot at ankle joint

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