Thigh- Posterior

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pugsrule915
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180584
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Thigh- Posterior
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2012-10-29 14:04:33
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Thigh- Posterior
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  1. Origin Rectus Femoris (2)
    • Anterior inferior iliac spine
    • Superior margin of acetabulum
  2. Insertion Rectus Femoris (2)
    • Tibial tuberosity
    • Patella
  3. Function Rectus Femoris (2)
    • Extends knee
    • Flexes thigh
  4. Origin Vastus Lateralis (3)
    • Greater trochanter
    • Intertrochanteric line
    • Linea aspera
  5. Insertion Vastus Lateralis (2)
    • Tibial tuberosity
    • Patella
  6. Function Vastus Lateralis (1)
    Extends and stabilized knee
  7. Origin Vastus Medialis (2)
    • Intertrochanteric line
    • Linea aspera
  8. Insertion Vastus Medialis (2)
    • Tibial tuberosity
    • Patella
  9. Function Vastus Medialis (1)
    Extends and stabilized knee
  10. Origin Tensor Fasciae Latae (2)
    • Iliac crest
    • Anterior superior iliac spine
  11. Insertion Tensor Fasciae Latae (1)
    Iliotibial tract
  12. Function Tensor Fasciae Latae (1)
    Flexes, abducts and medially rotates thigh
  13. Iliotibial Tract
    Thickened lateral part of fasciae latae
  14. Origin Biceps Femoris (3)
    • Ischial tuberosity
    • Linea aspera
    • Distial femur
  15. Insertion Biceps Femoris (2)
    • Head fibula
    • Lateral condyles of tibia
  16. Function Biceps Femoris (3)
    • Extends thigh
    • Laterally rotates leg
    • Flexes knee

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