Lower limb muscles

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Lower limb muscles
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Lower limb muscles
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  1. Illiacus
    • O:
    • Illiac fossa

    • I:
    • Lesser trochanter of femur

    • F:
    • Flexes and latterally rotates thigh OR flexes trunk and pelvis
  2. Psoas major
    • O:
    • Bodies and transverse processes of L1 - L5

    • I:
    • Lesser trochanter of femur

    • F:
    • Flexes and laterally rotates thigh, flexes verterbral colum
  3. Tensor fascia latae
    • O:
    • Anterior iliac crest

    • I:
    • ITB to lateral condyle of tibia

    • F:
    • Abducts and flexes thight at hip
  4. Sartorius
    • O:
    • Anterior superior iliac spine and surrounding bone

    • I:
    • Proximal tibia, medial to tibial tuberosity

    • F:
    • Flexes, abducts, laterally rotates thigh at hip
  5. Rectus femorus
    • O:
    • Anterior iliac spine and ilium

    • I:
    • Quad tendon to patella to patellar lig. to tibial tuberosity

    • F:
    • Flexes thigh at hip, extends leg at knee
  6. Pectineus
    • O:
    • Pectin pubis

    • I:
    • Pectineal line

    • F:
    • Adducts and flexes thigh at hip
  7. Adductor longus
    • O:
    • Pubic bone

    • I:
    • Middle third of linea aspa

    • F:
    • Adducts and flexes thight at hip
  8. Adductor brevis
    • O:
    • Pubic bone

    • I:
    • Pectineal line, upper / superior part of linea alba

    • F:
    • Adducts thigh, flexes thigh at hip
  9. Adductor magnus
    • O:
    • Ischiopubc ramus, ischial tuberosity

    • I:
    • Adductor tubercle, linea aspera

    • F:
    • Adducts and flexes thigh at hip, extends thigh at hip
  10. Gracillis
    • O:
    • Inferior border of pubic body neary symphysis

    • I:
    • Tibia below medial condyle

    • F:
    • Adducts thigh at hip
  11. Vastus lateralis
    • O:
    • Greater trochanter

    • I:
    • Quad tendon

    • F:
    • Extends leg at knee
  12. Vastus intermedius
    • O:
    • Anterior and lateral surfaces of femur

    • I:
    • Quad tendon

    • F:
    • extends leg at knee
  13. Vastus medialus
    • O:
    • Intertrochanteric line

    • I:
    • Quad tendon

    • F:
    • extends leg at knee
  14. Gluteus maximus
    • O:
    • Saccrum, cocyx, gluteal fossa

    • I:
    • Gluteal tuberosity, ITT

    • F:
    • extend thigh, rotates thight laterally OR extends trunk
  15. Gluteus medius
    • O:
    • Gluteal fossa

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • Abduct thight and roteate it medially, prevent pelvis from tilting to unsupported side when body's weight is on one leg
  16. Gluteus minimus
    • O:
    • Gluteal fossa

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • Abduct thight and rotate it medially, prevent pelvis from tilting to unsupported side when body's weight is on one leg
  17. Piriformis
    • O:
    • Anterior surface of saccrum

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • Rotate thigh laterally
  18. Superior gemellus
    • O:
    • Ischial spine

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • rotate thight laterally, stabalize hip
  19. Obturator internus
    • O:
    • Inner surface of obturator membrane

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • rotate hip latteraly
  20. Inferior gemellus
    • O:
    • Ischial tuberosity

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • Rotate thigh laterally
  21. Quadratus fermorus
    • O:
    • Ischial tuberosity

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • rotate thigh laterally
  22. Obturator externus
    • O:
    • Outer sufrace ( anterior ) of obturator membrane

    • I:
    • greater trochanter

    • F:
    • rotate thigh laterally
  23. Biceps femoris
    • O:
    • Long head - ischial tuberosity
    • Short head - linea aspera

    • I:
    • Head of Fibula

    • F:
    • Flex leg at knee, extend thigh at hip
  24. Semitendinosus
    • O:
    • Ischial tuberosity

    • I:
    • Antereomedial surface of tibia

    • F:
    • Flex leg at knee, extend thigh at hip
  25. Semimembranosus
    • O:
    • Ischial tuberosity

    • I:
    • Medial condyle of tibia

    • F:
    • Flex leg at knee, extend thigh at hip

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