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Monahan

Anterior Thigh Muscles

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What action do all quadricep muscles have in common? extension at the knee
Name the quad muscle lateral to the rectus femoris. vastus lateralis
Name the quad muscle medial to the rectus femoris. vastus medialis
Name the quad muscle beneath the rectus femoris. vastus intermedius
What does rectus mean? straight
Name the muscle that originates on the anterior superior iliac spine and inserts on the medial side of the tibia. It is the longest muscle in the body. sartorius
What action do all muscles on the medial side of the thigh have in common? adduct the leg
What action do the tensor fascia latae, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus have in common? abduct the leg
Which muscle group is the antagonist to the quads? hams (hamstrings)
Name a muscle that would be an antagonist to the adductor longus. tensor fascia latae, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus
Which, the origin or insertion, is the movable end of a muscle? insertion
Which, the origin or insertion, is the immovable end of a muscle? origin
Name a muscle that would be an antagonist to the tensor fascia latae. adductor longus, adductor magnus, pectineus, gracilis, adductor brevis
The rectus femoris is what to the biceps femoris? anterior
The tensor fascia latae muscle is what to the gracilis? lateral (proximal would also work)
What action does the iliacus and psoas major share? flexion at the hip
The psoas major is what to the gluteus maximus? superior
Created by: smonahan