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Lower limb muscles

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gluteus maximus iliac crest and sacrum --> posterior femur and IT tract; EXTENSION of femur
tensor fascia lata iliac crest --> IT tract; FLEXION of femur
iliacus iliac fossa --> lesser trochanter; FLEXION of femur
psoas major anterior lumbar vertebrae --> lesser trochanter; FLEXION of femur
deep hip rotators sacrum and posterior pelvis --> greater trochanter; LATERAL rotation of femur
gluteus medius iliac crest --> greater trochanter; ABDUCTION and MEDIAL rotation of femur
adductors (magnus, longus, brevis) inferior ramus of pubis --> posterior medial femur; ADDUCTION of femus
gracilis inferior ramus of pubis --> tibial tuberosity; ADDUCTION of femur
pectineus pectineal line --> posterior medial femur; ADDUCTION of femur
semimembranosus ischial tuberosity --> medial tibia; FLEXION of leg
semitendinosus ischial tuberosity --> medial tibia; FLEXION of leg
biceps femoris ischial tuberosity --> fibular head; FLEXION of leg
popliteus tibia --> femur; ROTATION of knee joint
sartorius anterior superior iliac spine --> tibial tuberosity; EXTENSION of leg
rectus femoris ilium --> tibial tuberosity; EXTENSION of leg
vastus intermedius femur --> tibial tuberosity; EXTENSION of leg
vastus medialis femur --> tibial tuberosity; EXTENSION of leg
vastus lateralis femur --> tibial tuberosity; EXTENSION of leg
gastrocnemius femur --> calcaneus; PLANTAR flexion
soleus fibular head --> calcaneus; PLANTAR flexion
plantaris femur --> calcaneus; PLANTAR flexion
tibialis posterior posterior interosseous membrane --> plantar surface of tarsals; INVERSION of foot
flexor digitorum longus posterior interosseous membrane --> plantar surface of phalanges; FLEXION of digits (2-5)
flexor hallucis longus posterior interosseous membrane --> plantar surface of phalanges; FLEXION of hallux (1)
tibialis anterior anterior interosseous membrane --> plantar surface of tarsals; DORSIFLEXION of foot
extensor digitorum longus anterior interosseous membrane --> dorsal surface of phalanges; EXTENSION of digits (2-5)
extensor hallucis longus anterior interosseous membrane --> dorsal surface of phalanges; EXTENSION of hallux
fibularis muscles (longus, brevis) fibula --> plantar surface of tarsals; EVERSION of foot
quadricep tendon rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, medialis, lateralis; inserts on TIBIAL tuberosity
Created by: kpan