Muscles 5 (Lower Extremity)

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Author:
jannex18
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28566
Filename:
Muscles 5 (Lower Extremity)
Updated:
2010-07-31 19:39:56
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Posterior Compartment Thigh
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Description:
Posterior Compartment of the Thigh
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  1. Biceps Femoris [hamstring muscle]
    • Origin: ischial tuberosity (ischium) AND linea aspera (femur)
    • Action: extend thigh, flex knee; laterally rotate leg
  2. Semitendinosus [hamstring muscle]
    • Origin: ischial tuberosity (ischium)
    • Action: extend thigh, flex knee; medially rotate leg
  3. Semimembranosus [hamstring muscle]
    • Origin: ischial tuberosity
    • Action: extend thigh, flex knee; medially rotate leg

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