Alexis

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Author:
AHSJ1029
ID:
71719
Filename:
Alexis
Updated:
2011-03-08 22:29:33
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Anatomy
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Description:
Muscles of the Gluteal Region
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  1. Gluteus Maximus
    • Extension and lateral rotation of thigh
    • Powerfulextensor for climbing and running
    • Stabilizes pelvis and thigh while standing
  2. Gluteus Medius
    • Abduction and medial rotation of thigh
    • Steadies the pelvis during walking
  3. Piriformis
    Abducts thigh
  4. Obturator internus
    Laterally rotates thigh
  5. Superior gemellus
    Laterally rotates thigh
  6. Inferior gemellus
    Laterally rotates thigh
  7. Quadratus femoris
    Laterally rotates thigh

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