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Posterior Thigh Muscles

What action do all the hamstrings share? flexion at the knee
What muscle group is the antagonist to the hamstrings? quads (quadriceps)
Name the most medial hamstring muscle. semimembranosus
Name the most lateral hamstring muscle. biceps femoris
Name the large muscle that extends the hip or allows lateral rotation at the hip. gluteus maximus
Connective tissue from which two muscles forms the IT band? gluteus maximus and tensor fascia latae
The biceps femoris is named according to what? two heads of origin and location/region
The gluteus maximus is named according to what? location/region and size
The biceps femoris is what to the rectus femoris? posterior
The semimembranosus is what to the biceps femoris? medial
Name an antagonist to the gluteus maximus. psoas major or iliacus
Created by: smonahan