Lower limb muscles & actions.

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Lower limb muscles & actions.
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Lower limb muscles & actions.
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  1. 1. Psoas major
    2. liacus
    Flex torso
  2. 1. Psoas major
    2. Tensor fascia lata
    3. Iliacus
    4. Obturator externus & internus
    5. Gemellus superior & inferior
    6. Pectineus
    7. Adductor brevis, longus, & magnus
    8. Sartorius
    Flex thigh
  3. 1. Gluteus maximus
    2. Biceps femoris
    3. Semimembranosus
    4. Semitendinosus
    5. Adductor magnus
    Extend thigh
  4. 1. Gluteus maximus, medius, & minimus
    2. Gemellus superior & inferior
    3. Quadratus femors
    4. Tensor fascia lata
    5. Piriformis
    6. Sartorius
    7. Obturator internus
    Abducts thigh
  5. 1. Pectineus
    2. Adductor brevis, longus, & magnus
    3. Gracilis
    4. Semimembranosus
    5. Semitendinosus 
    Adduct thigh
  6. 1. Psoas major
    2. Gluteus maximus
    3. Piriformis
    4. Iliacus
    5. Sartorius
    Laterally rotate thigh
  7. 1. Gluteus medius & minimus
    2. Tensor fascia lata
    3. Adductor brevis
    4. Semimembranosus
    5. Semitendinosus
    Medially rotate thigh
  8. 1. Gracilis
    2. Biceps femoris
    3. Popliteus
    4. Semimembranosus
    5. Semitendinosus
    6. Plantaris
    Flex leg
  9. Extend leg
    • 1. Vastus lateralis
    • 2. Rectus femoris
    • 3. Vastus intermedius
  10. 1. Gracilis
    2. Popliteus
    3. Semimembranosus
    4. Semitendinosus
    Medially rotate leg
  11. 1. Tibialis anterior
    2. Gastrocnemius
    3. Soleus
    4. Plantaris
    5. Flexor digitorum longus
    6. Tibialis posterior
    Invert foot
  12. 1. Peroneus longus
    2. Peroneus brevis
    Evert foot
  13. 1. Peroneus longus & brevis
    2. Gastrocnemius
    3. Soleus
    4. Plantaris
    5. Flexor digitorum longus
    6. Flexor hallucis longus
    7. Tibialis posterior
    Plantar flexion of foot
  14. 1. Tibialis anterior
    2. Extensor digitorum longus
    3. Extensor hallucis longus
    Dorsiflex foot
  15. Helps rise from sitting position
    Gluteus maximus
  16. Stabilize pelvis
    Gluteus minimus & medius

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