LAB lower limb muscles

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    Gluteus Maximus

    Origin: Ilium

    Insertion: Posterior femur

    Action: extension of femur
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    Gluteus Medius

    Origin: Ilium

    Insertion: greater trocanter

    Action: abduction of femur
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    Tensor fascia latae

    Origin: anterior superior iliac spine

    Insertion: lateral condyle of tibia

    Action: abducts and flexes thigh
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    • Adductor Longus

    Origin: Pubis

    Insertion: linea aspera of femur

    action: medially rotates femur
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    Adductor Magnus

    Origin: pubis

    Insertion: linea aspera

    Action: adducts thight
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    • Biceps Femoris

    Origin: linea aspera of femurs

    Insertion: head of fibula

    Action: lowers leg
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    Image UploadSemitedinosus

    Origin: ischial tiberosity

    Insertion: Tibia

    Action: lowers leg
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    • Semimembranosus

    Origin: iscial tuberosity

    Insertion: medial condyle of tibia

    Action: lowers leg
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    Rectus Femoris

    Origin: superior rim of acetabulum

    Insertion: patella

    Action: extension of lower leg
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    Vastus lateralis

    Origin: Linea aspera

    Insertion: lateral condyle of the tibia

    Action: extension of lower leg
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    Vastus Medialis

    Origin: Linea aspera

    Insertion: patella

    Action: extension of lower leg
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    Vastus Intermedialis

    Origin: anterior and lateral surface of femur

    Insertion: patella

    Action: extension of lower leg
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    Sartorius

    Origin: anterior superior iliac spine

    Insertion: mideal surface of tibia

    Action: flex thigh
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    Gracilis

    Origin: pubic bone

    Insertion: medial surface of tibia

    Action: flexes thigh
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    Gastronemius

    Origin: medial and lateral condyles of femur

    Insertion: posterior surface of calcaneus

    action: plantar flexion
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    • soleus

    Origin: heads of fibula and tibia

    Insertion: posterior surface of calcaneus

    Action: platar flexion
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    Tibialis Anterior

    Origin: lateral condyle of tibia

    Insertion: medial cuniform

    Action: dorsiflexion
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    Tibialis Posterior

    origin: tibia

    insertion: cuniforms

    action: plantar flexion
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LAB lower limb muscles
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2012-04-10 17:27:28
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