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Muscles of Lower Limb

by: Cierra Beyers

Muscles of Lower Limb ANAT-A215

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Cierra Beyers
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Basic Human Anatomy
Steve Dougherty

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These are the notes that follow the outline covering muscles of the lower limb! These should be helpful!
Basic Human Anatomy
Steve Dougherty
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Cierra Beyers on Monday February 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ANAT-A215 at a university taught by Steve Dougherty in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 159 views.

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Date Created: 02/23/15
MUSCLES OF LOWER EXTREMITY I THIGH MUSCLES A Anterior Compartment 1 Those that ex the thighhip a Iliacus b Psoas Major These two are often collectively referred to as the Iliogsoas c Sartorius also exes legknee longest muscle in the body 2 Those that extend the legknee a Quadriceps Femoris common insertion quadriceps tendon becomes patellar ligament i Rectus Femoris ii Vastus Medialis iii Vastus Intermedius iV Vastus Lateralis B Medial Compartment adduct the thighhip l Adductors Longus BreVis Magnus also ex hipthigh 2 Pectineus also exes thighhip 3 Gracilis also exes legknee C Lateral Compartment abducts thigh l Tensor Fascia Latae connects to the iliotibial band tract D Posterior Compartment 1 Gluteal muscles a Gluteus Maximus extends thighknee main extensor b Gluteus Medius abducts thighhip assists tensor fascia latae c Gluteus Minimus abducts thighhip 2 Hamstring muscles all extend the thigh hip and ex the leg knee a Biceps Femoris b Semitendinosus c Semimembranosus II LEG MUSCLES A Anterior Compartment all dorsi ex the footankle l Tibialis Anterior also inverts foot 2 Extensor Digitorum Longus also extends toes 25 3 Extensor Hallucis Longus also extends great toe B Lateral Compartment all plantar Zexfootunkle and Lert foot 1 Fibular Peroneus Longus 2 Fibular Peroneus Brevis C Posterior Compartment Super cial Group all plantar ex the footankle l Gastrocnemius also exes legknee 2 Soleus Deep Group 1 Popliteus exes legknee unlocks knee starts exion proves 2 Flexor Hallucis Longus plantar exes footankle and exes the big toe 3 Flexor Digitorum Longus plantar exes footankle and exes toes 25 4 Tibialis Posterior plantar exes footankle and inverts foot III FOOT MUSCLES A Dorsum of foot 1 Extensor Digitorum Brevis extend toes 24 2 Extensor Hallucis Brevis extends big toe B Plantar side sole of foot 4 layers of exors abductors amp adduetors of toes Which of the following will adduet the thighhip Biceps femoris Tensor fasciae latae Iliaeus Sartorius 9999


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