Lower Limb Muscle Actions

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kalyguh789
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Lower Limb Muscle Actions
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2012-06-08 09:37:04
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anatomy lower limb
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descriptions of the anatomical lower limb
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  1. Flexion at the Hip Joint (Ball and Socket)
    • Iliopsoas
    • Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Rectus Femoris
    • Adductors
    • Sartorius
    • Pectineus
    • Gracilis
  2. Extention at the Hip Joint (Ball and Socket)
    • Hamstrings
    • Gluteus Maximus
    • Adductor Magnus
  3. Adduction at the Hip Joint
    • Adductor Magnus
    • Adductor Longus
    • Adductor Brevis
    • Pectineus
    • Gracilis
  4. Abduction at the Hip Joint
    • Gluteus Medius
    • Gluteus Minimus
  5. Medial Rotation at the Hip Joint
    • Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Gluteus Medius
    • Gluteus Minimus
  6. Lateral Rotation of the Hip Joint
    • Obturator internus
    • Obturator externus
    • gemelli
    • piriformis
    • quadratus femoris
    • gluteus maximus
  7. Flexion at the Knee Joint
    • hamstrings
    • gracilis
    • sartorius
    • gastronemius
    • popliteus
  8. Extension at the Knee Joint
    quadriceps femoris
  9. Medial Rotation of the Knee Joint
    • Semitendinosus
    • Semimembranosus
    • Popliteus
  10. Lateral Rotation of the Knee Joint
    Biceps Femoris
  11. Dorsiflexion at the Ankle Joint
    • Anterior Tibialis
    • Extensor Digitorum Longus
    • Extensor Hallucis Longus
    • Peroneus Tertius
  12. Plantar Flexion at the Ankle Joint
    • Triceps Surae
    • Plantaris
    • Posterior tibialis
    • peroneus longus and brevis
    • flexor digitorum longus
    • flexor hallucis longus (when knee is fully flexed)
  13. Inversion at the Intertarsal Joint
    • Tibialis posterior
    • Tibialis anterior
    • triceps surae
    • extensor hallucis longus
  14. Eversion at the Intertarsal Joint
    • peroneus longus
    • brevis and tertius
    • extensor digitorum longus
  15. Flexion at the Metatarsophalangeal Joint
    • lumbricals
    • interossei
    • flexor hallucis brevis
    • flexor digiti minimi brevis
  16. Extension at the Metatarsophalangeal Joint
    • extensor digitorum longus and brevis
    • extensor hallucis longus
  17. Flexion at the Interphalageal Joint
    • Flexor digitorum longus and brevis
    • flexor hallucis longus
  18. Extension at theInterphalangeal Joint
    • extensor digitorum longus and brevis
    • extensor hallucis longus

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