Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Leg Muscles

Leg muscles actions

Extends hip when forceful extension is required. Gluteus maximus
Abducts thigh; steadies pelvis during walking. Gluteus medius
Flex knee and extend hip Semitendinosus
Flex knee and extend hip Semimembranosus
Flex knee and extend hip biceps femoris
Plantar flexes foot and flexes knee Gastrocnemius
Plantar flexes foot Soleus
Flexes hip Psoas major
Adduct thigh adductor muscles
Flexes hip Iliacus
Flex thigh on hip Sartorius
Extends knee Vastus medialis
Extends knee Vastus lateralis
Extends knee and flexes hip on thigh Rectus femoris
Dorsiflexes and inverts foot Tibilis anterior
Extends toes and dorsiflexes foot Extensor digitorum longus
Plantar flex and evert foot Fibularis longus
Plantar flex and evert foot Fibularis brevis
Plantar flex and evert foot Fibularis tertius
Created by: osucowboyup