Anatomy Muscle Actions (Pelvic/ medial thigh muscles)

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  1. Powerful thigh extensor; antagonist of iliopsoas
    gluteus maximus
  2. Abducts and medially rotates thigh; steadies pelvis during walking
    gluteus medius
  3. flex trunk on thigh; flex high; lateral flexion of vertebrae column (psoas)
    Iliopsoas- iliacus and psaos major
  4. flexes, abducts and laterally rotates thigh; flexes knee
    Sartorius
  5. Adducts and medially rotates and flex thigh
    Adductors- mangus. longus, and brevis
  6. adducts thigh; flexes and medially rotates leg
    gracilis

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Anatomy Muscle Actions (Pelvic/ medial thigh muscles)
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2015-10-28 23:51:49
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