Knee Outline

Knee Outline - 10. Popliteus 11. Gastrocnemius 12....

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Knee Joint A. Osteology - femur, tibia, fibula, patella B. Athrology - considered a hinge joint (subjoints are condyloid and gliding) Ligaments - popliteal, collateral (medial and lateral), cruciates (anterior and posterior) C. Movements - described in terms of the lower leg 1. flexion 2. extension 3. rotation outward of the flexed knee 4. rotation inward of the flexed knee D. Musculature 1. Rectus Femoris 2. Vastus Intermedius 3. Vastus Lateralis 4. Vastus Medialis 5. Semitendinosus 6. Semimembranosus 7. Biceps Femoris 8. Sartorius 9. Gracilis
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Unformatted text preview: 10. Popliteus 11. Gastrocnemius 12. Plantaris E. Summary of Movements 1. flexion - Hamstrings (Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimebranosus), Popliteus, Sartorius, Gracilis, Gastrocnemius, Plantaris 2. extension - Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Intermedius, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medius) 3. rotation outward of the flexed knee - Biceps Femoris, Vastus Lateralis 4. rotation inward of the flexed knee - Popliteus, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus, Sartorius, Gracilis, Plantaris, Vastus Medialis...
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2011 for the course CNED 3053 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Arkansas.

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