Anatomy Muscle Actions (Lateral lower leg/anterior lower leg/ posterior lower leg muscles)

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Anatomy Muscle Actions (Lateral lower leg/anterior lower leg/ posterior lower leg muscles)
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2015-10-28 20:04:16
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UofM Muscle Actions
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muscle actions
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  1. Plantar flexes and everts foot
    Peroneus- longus and brevis
  2. prime mover of dorsiflexion; inverts foot
    tibialis anterior
  3. prime mover of toe extension; dorsiflexes foot
    Extensor digitorum longus
  4. Extends great toe; dorsiflexes foot
    extensor hallucis longus
  5. plantar flexes foot when knee is extended (triceps surae)
    gastrocnemius
  6. Plantar flexion; important muscle for locomotin  (triceps surae)
    soleus
  7. flexes and rotates leg medially to "unlock" extended knee (triceps surae)
    popliteus
  8. prime mover of foot inversion (triceps surae)
    tibialis posterior
  9. flexes great toe; plantar flexes and inverts foot (triceps surae)
    Flexor digitorum longus
  10. flexes great toe; plantar flexes and inverts foot; the "push off muscle" during walking (triceps surae)
    flexior hallucis longus

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