Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Musculoskeletal Anat

Hip & Thigh muscles, origins, insertions, and actions

MuscleOriginInsertionAction
Gluteus minimus Ilium Greater trochanter of femur Thigh abduction, and medial rotation @ hip
Piriformis Sacrum Greater trochanter of femur Thigh lateral rotation @ hip
Semimembranosus Ischial tuberosity of ischium Medial condyle of tibia Thigh extension, medial rotation @ hip, and leg flexion @ knee
Semitendinosus Ischial tuberosity of ischium Medial condyle of tibia Thigh extension, medial rotation @ hip, and leg flexion @ knee
Biceps femoris Ischial tuberosity of ischium (long head) Linea aspera of femur (short head) Head of fibula Lateral condyle of tibia Thigh extension, lateral rotation@ hip, and leg flexion @ knee
Adductor brevis Pubis Linea aspera of femur Posterior femur Thigh adduction, flexion, and medial rotation @ hip
Adductor longus Pubis Linea aspera of femur Posterior femur Thigh adduction, flexion, and medial rotation @ hip
Adductor magnus Pubis Linea aspera of femur Posterior femur Thigh adduction, flexion, and medial rotation @ hip
Pectineus Pubis Linea aspera of femur Posterior femur Thigh adduction, flexion, and medial rotation @ hip
Gracilis Pubis Proximal medial tibia Thigh adduction, flexion, and medial rotation @ hip
Iliopsoas (made of iliacus and psoas major muscles) Ilium (iliacus) Lower vertebrae (psoas major) Lesser trochanter of femur Thigh flexion @ hip Trunk flexion @ hip Lateral flexion of vertebral column @ intervertebral joints (psoas major only)
Sartorius Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) of ilium Proximal medial tibia Thigh flexion, abduction, and lateral rotation @ hip Weak leg flexion @ knee
Tensor fasciae lantae Iliac crest Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) of ilium Iliotibial (IT) tract (band) Thigh flexion, abduction, and medial rotation @ hip
Rectus femoris (part of Quads) Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) of ilium Acetabulum of os coxa Tibial tuberosity of tibia via patella tendon Thigh flexion @ hip Leg extension @ knee
Vastus lateralis (part of Quads) Proximal femur Tibial tuberosity of tibia via patella tendon Leg extension @ knee
Vastus intermedius (part of Quads) Proximal femur Tibial tuberosity of tibia via patella tendon Leg extension @ knee
Vastus medialis (part of Quads) Proximal femur Tibial tuberosity of tibia via patella tendon Leg extension @ knee
Gluteus maximus Ilium Sacrum Coccyx Gluteal tuberosity of femur, Iliotibial (IT) tract (band) Thigh extension, abduction, and lateral rotation @ hip
Gluteus medius Ilium Greater trochanter of femur Thigh abduction, and medial rotation @ hip
Created by: meganntaylor