2.11 Anatomy Chapter 11 Pt3

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2.11 Anatomy Chapter 11 Pt3
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Biol 4 Muscle List Only; Hip Joint: Anterior thigh, Posterior thigh; Leg
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  1. Rectus femoris

    • Primary action: extend knee, flex thigh at hip
    • Main Origin: anterior inferior iliac spine
    • Main Insertion: patella
  2. Vastus lateralis

    • Primary action: extend knee
    • Main Origin: greater trochanter
    • Main Insertion: patella
  3. Vastus intermedius

    Primary action: extend knee
  4. Vastus medialis

    Primary action: extend knee
  5. Sartorius (82)

    • Primary action: flex, abduct, laterally rotate thigh; flex knee
    • Main Origin: anterior superior iliac spine
    • Main Insertion: medial tibia
  6. Iliopsoas (composite of psoas major and iliacus muscles)

    Primary action: flex thigh; flex trunk
  7. Gluteus maximus (74)

    • Primary action: extend thigh
    • Main Origin: posterior ilium, sacrum, coccyx
    • Main Insertion: gluteal tuberosity of femur
  8. Gluteus medius (75)

    Primary action: abduct thigh
  9. Gluteus minimus (underneath gluteus medius)

    Primary action: abduct thigh
  10. Tensor fasciae latae (81)

    Primary action: steady trunk on thigh
  11. Biceps femoris (91)

    • Primary action: extend thigh; flex knee
    • Main Origin: ischial tuberosity; linea aspera

    Main Insertion: head fibula; lateral condyle of tibia
  12. Semimembranosus (90)

    • Primary action: extend thigh; flex knee
    • Main Origin: ischial tuberosity

    Main Insertion: medial condyle of tibia
  13. Semitendinosus (89)

    • Primary action: extend thigh; flex knee
    • Main Origin: ischial tuberosity
    • Main Insertion: medial tibia
  14. Gracilis (87)

    Primary action: adduct thigh
  15. Tibialis anterior
  16. Primary action: dorsiflex foot
    • Main Origin: lateral condyle of tibia
    • Main Insertion: medial cuneiform
  17. Gastrocnemius

    • Primary action: plantarflex foot
    • Main Origin: medial and lateral condyles of the femur
    • Main Insertion: calcaneus
  18. Soleus

    • Primary action: plantarflex foot

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