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Knee Muscles

List of key muscles

Rectus Femoris O: AIIS I: Tibial Tuberosity A: Knee Extension N: Femoral Nerve
Vastus Lateralis O: linea Aspera I: Tibial Tuberosity A: Flexes Knee N: Femoral Nerve
Vastus Medialis O: Linea Aspera I: Tibial Tuberosity A: Flexes Knee N: Femoral Nerve
Vastus Intermedialis O: Linea Aspera I: Tibial Tuberosity A: flexes Knee N: Femoral Nerve
Semimembranosus O: Ischial Tuberosity I: Posterior surface of Medial Condyle of Tibia A: Extends the Hip and Flexes the Knee N: Sciatic Nerve
Semitendonosus O: ischial tuberosity I: Anteromedial surface of proximal tibia A: Extends the Hip and Flex Knee N: Sciatic Nerve
Biceps Femoris Long Head O: Ischial Tuberosity I: Fibular Head A: Extends hip and Flex Knee N: Sciatic Nerve
Biceps Femoris Short Head O: Lateral Lip of Linea Aspera I: Fibular Head A: Flex Knee N: common peroneal Nerve
Popliteus O: Lateral Condyle of Femur I: Posterior Medial condyle of tibia A: Initiates Knee flexion N: Tibial Nerve
Gastrocnemius O: Medial and Lateral Condyles of Femur I: Posterior Calcaneus A: Knee Flexion, ankle plantar flexion N: Tibial Nerve
Created by: azizm4



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