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Ch 11 part 3


Muscles of Knee Joint/Thigh: Compartments Anterior, Posterior, and Medial
Muscles of Knee Joint/Thigh: Anterior Compartment 1. Flexes femur at hip 2. Extends leg at knee 3. produces foreswing phase of walking
Muscles of Knee Joint/Thigh: Posterior Comaprtment 1. Extends thigh 2. Flexes leg at knee 3. produces backwing phase of walking
Muscles of Knee Joint/Thigh: Medial Compartment 1. NO EFFECT ON LEG 2. adducts the thigh
Mucles of Anterior Compartment of Thigh 1. Lliposoas 2. Tensor Fascia Lactae 3. Sartorius 4. Rectus Femorus 5. Vastus lateralis 6. Vastus medialis 7. Vastus intermedialis
Muscles of Posterior Compartment of Thigh 1. Biceps Femorus 2. Semitendinosus 3. Semimembranosus
Hamstring muscle is posterior compartment of thigh
Muscles of Medial Compartment of Thigh 1. Adduct Longus 2. Adduct Magnus 3. Adduct Brevis 4. Pectineus 5. Gracilis
Muscle Actions of Thigh: Anterior Compartment 1. Extends leg at knee 2. Flexes femur at hip
Muscle Actions of Thigh: Posterior Compartment 1. Flexes Leg at knee 2. Extends thigh
Muscle Actions of Thigh: Medial Compartment 1. Adduct Thigh
Created by: vs604