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Muscle Movement

Adduction, abduction, extension, flexion

Hand/Finger Flexors--Anterior Flexor Carpi Radialis (powerful--Wrist Palmaris Longus--Wrist Flexor Carpi Ulnaris (powerful)--Wrist Flexor digitorum superficialis (flexes finger)
Hand/Finger Extensors--Posterior Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus (ABDucts wrist) Extensor Carpi Ulnaris (ADDucts wrist) Extensor digitorum (extends fingers)
Hip/leg ADDuctors (Extension)--Medial Compartment Adductors magnus longus & brevis Pectineus Gracillis
Hip/leg ABDuctors (Flexion)--Origin on Pelvis Iliopsoas (iliacus & psoas major)--hip Sarotius--hip (anterior compartment)
Anterior Extensors of the knee (Quadriceps) Rectus Femoris Vastus Lateralis Vastus Medialis Vastus Intermedius
Posterior Flexors of the knee (Hamstrings) Biceps Femoris Semitendinosus Semimembranosus
Flexion Muscles of Foot & Ankle 1. Tibialis Anterior (Dorsiflexion) 2. Fibularis (peroneus) Brevis & Longus (Lateral Plantar Flexion) 3. Gastronemius (Posterior Plantar Flexion) 4. Soleus (Posterior Plantar Flexion)
Posterior Muscles acting on thigh and leg Gluteus Maximus (Thigh Extension) Gluteus Medius (ABDucts) Gluteus Minimus (ABDucts)
Created by: n2biology



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