Joint actions in lower limb

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mfawcett
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Joint actions in lower limb
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2011-12-28 11:32:49
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lower limb muscle action joint
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The main muscles that provide each movement at each joint
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  1. Hip flexion
    • Iliacus, psoas major
    • (rectus femoris, tensor fasciae latae, sartorius, pectineus)
  2. Hip extension
    • Gluteus maximums, Hamstrings
    • Limited by iliofemoral ligament
  3. Hip adduction
    Adductors, Gracilis, Pectineus
  4. Hip abduction
    Gluteus medius and minimus
  5. Hip medial rotation
    Anterior fibres of gluteus medius and minimus
  6. Hip lateral rotation
    • Gluteus maximus
    • Posterior fibres of glut. min and med., piriformis, superior and inferior gemelli, obturator internus and externus, quadratus femoris
  7. Knee flexion
    Hamstrings
  8. Knee extension
    Quadriceps
  9. Knee medial rotation (in flexion)
    Semimembranosus and semitendinosus
  10. Knee lateral rotation (in flexion)
    Biceps femoris
  11. Dorsiflexion
    Tibialis anterior
  12. Plantarflexion
    Gastrocnemius, soleus, tibialis posterior
  13. Eversion of foot
    Fibularis tertius, longus and brevis
  14. Inversinon of foot
    Tibialis posterior and anterior

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