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Muscle Set 5

Hip Muscles - Glutues Maximus, Medius & Minimus, Tensor Fascia Latae, Piriformis

What is the ORIGIN of Gluteus Maximus? Lateral Sacrum ; Illiac Crest
What is the INSERTION of Gluteus Maximus? ITB ; Gluteal Tuberosity
What is the ACTION of Gluteus Maximus? Forceful Extension of the hip ; Lateral rotation of the hip
What is the ORIGIN of Gluteus Medius & Minimus? Posterior Illium
What is the INSERTION of Gluteus Medius & Minimus? Greater Trochanter
What is the ACTION of Gluteus Medius & Minimus? Medial rotation ; Abduction ; Extension
What is the ORIGIN of Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL)? Illiac Crest ( Just posterior to ASIS)
What is the INSERTION of Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL)? Tibial condyle via ITB
What is the ACTION of Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL)? Abduction ; Medial rotation ; Flexion at the hip (stabilizes the knee)
What is the ORIGIN of Piriformis? Anterior Sacrum
What is the INSERTION of Piriformis? Greater Trochanter
What is the ACTION of Piriformis? Lateral rotation
Name the 6 Lateral Rotators of the hip Piriformis ; Gemellus Superior ; Obturator Internus ; Gemellus Inferior ; Obturator Externus ; Quadratis Femorus
Name 2 muscles in this group that do the same thing Gluteus Medius & Gluteus Minimus
Whats the strongest hip muscle? Gluteus Maximus
Created by: AshleyAlford
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