LAB 4 part 3

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  1. what three muscles flex the knee?
    • biceps femoris
    • semimembranosus
    • semitendinosis
  2. the two muscles that form the Achilles tendon are______.
    • soleus
    • gastrocnemius
  3. where does the Achilles tendon attach?
    calcneus
  4. medial and lateral bony stabilization of the ankle is provided by ________.
    medial and lateral malleoli
  5. fractures of the fibula are placed in a walking cast.  why are they not completely immobilized?
    the fibula is not a weight- bearing bone
  6. nerves that run close to the skin- especially if they lie against a bone that is also close to the skin- are just asking for injury. such a nerve is the anterior tibia nerve as it courses around the neck of the fibula. what disability would result from prolonged pressure applied to this area?
    foot drop
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LAB 4 part 3
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2014-11-28 21:31:32
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