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ligaments of the LLs

movements the ligaments cause or prevent

ligamentmovement
iliofemoral ligament limits extension, adduction and external rotation
pubofemoral ligament limits abduction, extension and external rotation
ischiofemoral ligament limits extension, abduction and internal rotation
transverse ligament increases stability
ligamentum teres no mechanical function
tibial collateral (medial) ligament (knee) limits extention, medial rotation and prevents abduction
fibular collateral (lateral) ligament (knee) limits extension, lateral rotation and prevents adduction
anterior cruciate ligament prevents adduction and anterior slide of tibia
posterior cruciate ligament prevents posterior slide of tibia and limits medial rotation
patellar ligament limits superior movement of patella
oblique popliteal ligament limits extension
arcuate popliteal ligament limits extension
medial collateral ligament (ankle) limits PF, DF and eversion
anterior talofibular ligament limits PF
posterior talofibular ligament limits DF
anterior talofibular and calcaneofibular ligaments limits inversion
anterior longitudinal ligament limits extension
posterior longitudinal ligament limits flexion
supraspinous ligament limits flexion
interspinous ligament limits flexion
intertransverse ligament limits lateral flexion
Created by: redels