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Name the four quads
- Rectus Femoris
- Vastus Lateralis
- Vastus Medialis
- Vastus Intermedius
What is the common insertion in all quad muscles?
What is the common action for all quads?
What is the only quad muscle that crosses the hip?
- Rectus femoris
- Origin is the AIIS
- Flexes the hip and anteriorly tilts the pelvis
What is the only shallow quad?
What muscle divides the leg between quads and adductors?
- It spirals from lateral to medial, from ASIS to Pes anserine.
What does the Popliteus do?
Unlocks the knee (medially rotates a flexed knee)
What are the five muscles that adduct the hip?
- Adductor magnus
- Adductor longus
- Adductor brevis
What is common origin for the adductors, and which one has a different origin?
- Common origin: Inferior ramus of the pubis
- Different origin: Adductor longus (pubercle)
Common origin of the hamstrings
Name the three hamstring muscles
- Biceps femoris
Common actions of the hamstrings
- Knee flexion
- Hip extension
- Posterior tilting of pelvis
What is the most superficial hamstring?