Muscle Groups

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amycykho
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165023
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Muscle Groups
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2012-08-05 01:48:22
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Muscle groups and actions
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  1. Name the muscles of the Anterior Thigh group and their main action and nerve supply
    Main action: hip flexion. Nerve supply: femoral nerve. Muscles: psoas major, iliacus, quadriceps femoris (made up of rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius), sartorius
  2. Name the muscles of the posterior thigh group and their main action and nerve supply
    Main Action: Knee flexion. Nerve supply: Sciatic nerve Muscles: Hamstrings (made up of biceps femoris, semimembranosus and semitendinosis
  3. Name the muscles of superficial gluteal group and their main actions and nerve supply
    Main action: hip extension (maximus), abduction and medial rotation (medius and minimus). Nerve supply: inferior gluteal nerve (maximus), superior gluteal nerve (medius and minimus) Muscles: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimis
  4. Name the muscles of the deep gluteal group and their main actions
    Main actions: hip lateral rotation and abduction. Muscles: piriformis, gemelli superior and inferior, obturator internus, quadratus femoris
  5. Name the muscles of the medial thigh group and their main action and nerve supply
    Main action: hip adduction. Nerve supply: obturator nerve. Muscles: adductor longus, adductor magnus, adductor brevis, gracilis, pectineus, obturator externus
  6. Name the muscles of the anterior leg and their main action and nerve supply
    Main action: dorsiflexion. Nerve supply: deep fibular nerve. Muscles: tibialis anterior, extensor hallucis longus, extensor digitorum longus, fibularis tertius
  7. Name the muscles of the posterior leg group and their action action and nerve supply
    Main action: plantarflexion. Nerve supply: tibial nerve. Muscles: gastrocnemius, soleus, popliteus, flexor hallucis longus, flexor digitorum longus, tibialis posterior
  8. Name the muscles of the lateral leg and their main action and nerve supply
    Main action: eversion. Nerve supply: superficial fibular nerve. Muscles: fibularis longus and brevis

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