Muscles of thigh and pelvis

Muscles of thigh and pelvis - Musculature of hip and thigh:...

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Musculature of hip and thigh: acting on the coxal joint and knee joint A. Anterior Compartment of the Thigh - femoral n. except tensor fascia lata which is innervated by superior gluteal n; pectineus may receive additional innervation from obturator n. Muscle Origin Insertion Function Iliopsoas lumbar vertebrae and iliac fossa lesser trochanter of femur flexion at hip Tensor fascia lata anterior superior iliac spine and iliac crest lateral condyle of tibia by way of iliotibial tract flexion/abduction/medial rotation at hip, extension at knee Sartorius anterior superior iliac spine medial side of proximal tibia flexion/abduction at hip, flexion at knee Rectus femoris* anterior inferior iliac spine tibial tuberosity flexion at hip, extension at knee Vastus lateralis* greater trochanter to linea aspera tibial tuberosity extension at knee Vastus medialis* medial shaft of femur to linea aspera tibial tuberosity extension at knee Vastus intermedius* anterior shaft of femur tibial tuberosity extension at knee
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2009 for the course BIOL 240 taught by Professor Mcleod during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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Muscles of thigh and pelvis - Musculature of hip and thigh:...

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