ANAT 1607 Summary of Muscle Actions and Innervations

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Summary of Muscle Actions of the Lower Limb Movements at the Hip Joint (Ball-and-Socket Joint) Flexon – iliopsoas, tensor fasciae latae, rectus femoris, adductors, sartorius, pectineus, gracilis Extension – hamstrings, gluteus maximus, adductor magnus Adduction – adductor magnus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, pectineus, gracilis Abduction – gluteus medius, gluteus minimus Medial rotation – tensor fasciae latae, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus Lateral rotation – obturator internus, obturator externus, gemelli, piriformis, quadratus femoris, gluteus maximus Movements at the Knee Joint (Hinge Joint) Flexion – hamstrings, gracilis, sartorius, gastrocnemius, popliteus Extension – quadriceps femoris Medial rotation – semitendinosus, semimembranosus, popliteus Lateral rotation – biceps femoris Movements at the Ankle Joint (Hinge Joint) Dorsiflexion - anterior tibialis, extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus, fibularis tertius Plantar flexion – triceps surae, plantaris, posterior tibialis, peroneus longus
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ANAT 1607 taught by Professor Johnh.romfh during the Winter '10 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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