Muscle List III

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Jounrey10
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Muscle List III
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2010-05-26 02:13:07
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Selected Muscles List Group III Legs and Feet
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  1. Gluteus Maximus
    • Action- Extends and rotates thigh laterally
    • Origin- Ilium, posterior surface of Sacrum, and Coccyx
    • Insertion- Gluteal Tuberosity of Femur
  2. Gracilis
    • Action- Adducts thigh; flexes and rotates leg inward at the knee
    • Origin- Symphysis Pubis
    • Insertion- Tibia
  3. Sartorius
    • Action- Flexes legs and thigh, abducts thigh, rotates thigh laterally, and rotates leg medially
    • Origin- Ilium
    • Insertion- Medial surface of Tibial Tuberosity
  4. Adductor Longus
    • Action- Adduction, flexion, and medial rotation at hip
    • Origin- Inferior ramus of Pubis
    • Insertion- Linea Aspera of Femur
  5. Adductor Magnus
    • Action- Adducion at hip, flexion and medial rotation, extension and lateral rotation
    • Origin- Inferior ramus of Pubis; Ischial Tuberosity
    • Insertion- Linea aspera of Femur and adductor tubercule (Femur)
  6. Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Action- Abducts thigh
    • Origin- Ilium and Iliac Crest
    • Insertion- Tibia, by Iliotibial tract
  7. Quadriceps Femoris
    • 1. Rectus Femoris
    • 2. Vastus Lateralis
    • 3. Vastus Medialis
    • 4. Vastus Intermedius
  8. Rectus Femoris
    • Action- Extends leg at knee
    • Origin- Ilium
    • Insertion- Patellar tendon to Tibial Tuberosity of Tibia
  9. Vastus Lateralis
    • Action- Extends leg at knee
    • Origin- Greater Trochanter, Linea Aspera of Femur
    • Insertion- Patellar tendon to Tibial Tuberosity of Tibia
  10. Vastus Medialis
    • Action- Extends leg at knee
    • Origin- Linea Aspera of Femur
    • Insertion- Patellar tendon to Tibial Tuberosity of Tibia
  11. Vastus Intermedius
    • Action- Extends leg at knee
    • Anterior and lateral surfaces of Femur
    • Insertion- Patellar tendon to Tibial Tuberosity of Tibia
  12. Biceps Femoris
    • Action- Flexes leg at knee and extends thigh
    • Origin- Ischial Tuberosity of Ischium and Linea Aspera of Femur
    • Insertion- Fibula and Tibia
  13. Semitendinosus
    • Action- Flexes leg at knee and extends thigh
    • Origin- Ischial Tuberosity
    • Insertion- Tibia
  14. Semimembranosus
    • Action- Flexion at knee, extension and medial rotation at hip
    • Origin- Ischial Tuberosity
    • Insertion- Posterior, medial condyle of Tibia
  15. Hamstrings
    • 1. Biceps Femoris
    • 2. Semitendinosus
    • 3. Semimembranosus
  16. Gastrocnemius
    • Action- Plantar flexes foot (extends foot); flexes knee
    • Origin- Femur
    • Insertion- Calcaneus
  17. Soleus
    • Action- Plantar flexes foot (extends foot)
    • Origin- Fibula and Tibia
    • Insertion- Calcaneus
  18. Tibialis Anterior
    • Action- Dorsiflexion and inversion of foot
    • Origin- Tibia
    • Insertion- Tarsal and first metatarsal bones
  19. Extensor Digitorum Longus
    • Action- Extends toes; Dorsiflexes foot
    • Origin- Tibia and Fibula
    • Insertion- Phalanges (2-5)
  20. Fibularis Longus (Peroneus Longus)
    • Action- Plantar flexes and everts foot
    • Origin- Fibula (and Tibia)
    • Insertion- First metatarsal, medial cuneiform

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