Lecture 26

Lecture 26 - Muscle gross anatomy II Muscles that move the...

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Muscle gross anatomy II
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Muscles that move the thigh Psoas major Iliacus Iliopsoas group = Iliacus + Psoas major Actions: Iliacus – flexes the thigh Psoas major – flexes the thigh
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Muscles that move the thigh Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus Actions: Gluteus maximus – extends and laterally rotates the thigh Gluteus medius and minimus – abducts and medially rotates the thigh
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Muscles that move the thigh Gracilis Adductor brevis Adductor longus Adductor magnus Actions: Gracilis –adducts the thigh and flexes the leg Adductor magnus, longus, brevis – adduct and medially rotate thigh
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Muscles that move the leg (quadriceps group) Vastus lateralis Rectus femoris Vastus medialis Vastus intermedius Actions: Rectus femoris – flexes the thigh and extends the leg Vastus lateralis, medialis, intermedius – extend the leg
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Muscles the move the leg (hamstrings group) Biceps Femoris Semitendinosus Semimembranosus Actions: All flex the leg and extend the thigh
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Muscles that move the leg/thigh
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course PSIO 201 taught by Professor Stanescu during the Summer '08 term at Arizona.

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Lecture 26 - Muscle gross anatomy II Muscles that move the...

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