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Anatomy_LE_mus_func

Anatomy Lower Extremity Muscles Functions

QuestionAnswer
Gluteus Maximus- function extension, hyperextension, and external rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Gluteus Medius- function abduction of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Gluteus Minimus- function flexion and internal rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
piriformis- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Superior gemellus- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Obturator internus- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
INferior gemellus- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Quadratus femoris- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Obturator externus- function lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
biceps femoris- function extension, hrperextension and external rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip. Flexion of the leg at the knee
Semitendinosus- function extension, hyperextension and internal rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip. Flexion of the leg at the knee
Semimembranosus- function extension, hyperextension and internal rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip. Flexion of the leg at the knee
Iliacus- function flexion of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Psoas major- function flexion of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Psoas minor- function flexion of the lumbar vertebre
Rectus femoris- function flexion of the thigh/trunk at the hip. Extension of the leg at the knee
Vastus lateralis- function extension fo the leg at the knee
Vastus medialis- function extension of the leg at the knee
Vastus intermedius- function extension of the leg at the knee
tensor fasciae latae- function abduction and flexion of the thigh/trunk at the hip
sartorius-function flexion and lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip. Flexion of the leg at the knee
Pectineus- function adduction and lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Adductor longus- function Adduction and lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
Adductor brevis- function adduction and lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
adductor magnus- function adduction and lateral rotation of the thigh/trunk at the hip
gracilis- function adduction and medial rotation of the thigh /trunk at the hip
tibialis anterior- function dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot at the ankle
Extensor digitorum longus- function dorsiflexion of the foot at the ankle. Extension of digits 2-5
Extensor hallucis longus- function dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot at the ankle. Extension of the 1rst digit
Fibularis tertius- function dorsiflexion and eversion of the foot at the ankle
Fibularis longus- function plantarflexion and eversion of the foot at the ankle
Fibularis brevis- function plantarflexion and eversion of the foot at the ankle
Gastrocnemius- function flexion of the leg at the knee. Plantarflexion of the foot at the ankle
Plantaris- function flexion of the leg at the knee. Plantarflexion of the foot at the ankle
Soleus- function plantarflexion of the foot at the ankle
Popliteus- function unlocks the knee from a fully extended position
Tibialis posterior- function plantarflexion and inversion of the foot at the ankle
Flexor digitorum longus- function plantarflexion and inversion of the foot at the ankle. Flexion of the digits
Flexor hallucis longus- functino plantarflexion and inversion of the foot at the ankle. flexion of the 1rst digit
Extensor Digitorum brevis- function extension of digits 2-5
Extensor hallucis brevis- function extension of 1rst digit
Dorsal interosseeus- function abduction of all of the digits
Abductor hallucis- function abduction of the 1rst digit
Flexor hallucis brevis- function flexion of the 1rst digit
Abductor digiti minimi- function abduction of the 5th digit
Flexor digiti minimi- function flexion of the 5th digit
Flexion digitorum brevis- function flexion of digits 2-5
Adductor hallucis- function adduction of 1rst digit
Quadratus plantae- function fixes the tracking of the flexor digitorum longus tendon so that the digits are flexed evenly
Lumbrical- function flexion of the metatarsals while simultaneously extending of hyperextending the phalanges
Plantar Interosseus- function adduction of all of the digits