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Posterior Leg

Muscles of the Posterior Leg

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What is the Origin of the Semimembranosus Ischial Tuberosity (Mem)
What is the Origin of the Semitendinosus Ischial Tuberosity (Ten)
What is the Origin of the Biceps Femoris Long head: Ischial tuberosity Short head: Lateral lip of linea aspera
What is the Origin of the Plantaris Lateral supracondylar ridge of femur
What is the Origin of the Popliteus Lateral epicondyle of femur
What is the Origin of the Gastrocnemius Posterior surface of femoral condyles
What is the Origin of the Soleus Soleal line, posterior surface of tibia, posterior surface of fibula
What is the Origin of the Flexor Digitorum Longus Middle posterior surface of tibia
What is the Origin of the Flexor Hallucis Longus Middle half of posterior fibula
What is the Origin of the Tibialis Posterior Proximal posterior shaft of tibia, proximal fibula & interosseus membrane
What is the Insertion of the Semimembranosus Posterior aspect of medial condyle of tibia
What is the Insertion of the Semitendinosus Proximal medial shaft of tibia at pes anserinus tendon
What is the Insertion of the Biceps Femoris Head of fibula
What is the Insertion of the Plantaris Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon
What is the Insertion of the Popliteus Proximal posterior aspect of tibia
What is the Insertion of the Gastrocnemius Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon (Gas)
What is the Insertion of the Soleus Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon (Sol)
What is the Insertion of the Flexor Digitorum Longus Distal phalanges of 2nd – 5th toes
What is the Insertion of the Flexor Hallucis Longus Distal phalange of 1st toe
What is the Insertion of the Tibialis Posterior Navicular, cuneiforms, cuboid & bases of 2nd – 4th metatarsals
What is the Action of the Semimembranosus Extend hip Flex knee Medially rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Medially rotate hip
What is the Action of the Semitendinosus Extend hip Flex knee Medially rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Medially rotate hip
What is the Action of the Biceps Femoris Extend hip Flex knee Laterally rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Laterally rotate hip
What is the Action of the Plantaris Weak plantarflexion of ankle Week flexion of knee
What is the Action of the Popliteus Medially rotate flexed knee Flex the knee
What is the Action of the Gastrocnemius Flex knee Plantarflex ankle
What is the Action of the Soleus Plantarflex ankle
What is the Action of the Flexor Digitorum Longus Flex toes 2-5 Invert foot Weak plantarflexion of ankle
What is the Action of the Flexor Hallucis Longus Flex 1st toe Invert foot Weak plantarflexion of ankle
What is the Action of the Tibialis Posterior Invert foot Plantarflex ankle
Which muscle Originates from the Ischial Tuberosity (Mem) Semimembranosus
Which muscle Originates from the Ischial Tuberosity (Ten) Semitendinosus
Which muscle Originates from the Long head: Ischial tuberosity Short head: Lateral lip of linea aspera Biceps Femoris
Which muscle Originates from the Lateral supracondylar ridge of femur Plantaris
Which muscle Originates from the Lateral epicondyle of femur Popliteus
Which muscle Originates from the Posterior surface of femoral condyles Gastrocnemius
Which muscle Originates from the Soleal line, posterior surface of tibia, posterior surface of fibula Soleus
Which muscle Originates from the Middle posterior surface of tibia Flexor Digitorum Longus
Which muscle Originates from the Middle half of posterior fibula Flexor Hallucis Longus
Which muscle Originates from the Proximal posterior shaft of tibia, proximal fibula & interosseus membrane Tibialis Posterior
Which muscle Inserts into the Posterior aspect of medial condyle of tibia Semimembranosus
Which muscle Inserts into the Proximal medial shaft of tibia at pes anserinus tendon Semitendinosus
Which muscle Inserts into the Head of fibula Biceps Femoris
Which muscle Inserts into the Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon Plantaris
Which muscle Inserts into the Proximal posterior aspect of tibia Popliteus
Which muscle Inserts into the Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon (Gas) Gastrocnemius
Which muscle Inserts into the Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon (Sol) Soleus
Which muscle Inserts into the Distal phalanges of 2nd – 5th toes Flexor Digitorum Longus
Which muscle Inserts into the Distal phalange of 1st toe Flexor Hallucis Longus
Which muscle Inserts into the Navicular, cuneiforms, cuboid & bases of 2nd – 4th metatarsals Tibialis Posterior
Which Muscles Actions are to: Extend hip Flex knee Medially rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Medially rotate hip (Mem) Semimembranosus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Extend hip Flex knee Medially rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Medially rotate hip (Ten) Semitendinosus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Extend hip Flex knee Laterally rotate flexed knee Tilt pelvis posteriorly Laterally rotate hip Biceps Femoris
Which Muscles Actions are to: Weak plantarflexion of ankle Week flexion of knee Plantaris
Which Muscles Actions are to: Medially rotate flexed knee Flex the knee Popliteus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Flex knee Plantarflex ankle Gastrocnemius
Which Muscles Actions are to: Plantarflex ankle Soleus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Flex toes 2-5 Invert foot Weak plantarflexion of ankle Flexor Digitorum Longus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Flex 1st toe Invert foot Weak plantarflexion of ankle Flexor Hallucis Longus
Which Muscles Actions are to: Invert foot Plantarflex ankle Tibialis Posterior
Created by: Arran105