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iliacus origin
iliac fossa
iliacus insertion
lesser trochanter of femur, along with psoas major
iliacus action
flexes at the hip joint; flexes joints of vertebral column
psoas major origin
transverse process of lumbar vertebrae
psoas major insertion
lesser trochanter of femur, along with iliacus
psoas major action
flexes at the hip joint; flexes joints of vertebral column
gluteus maximus origin
iliac crest, sacrum, coccyx, aponeurosis of lumbar region
gluteus maximus insertion
gluteal tuberosity and iliotibial tract
gluteus maximus action
extends and rotates thigh laterally at the hip joint
gracilis origin
inferior edge of symphysis pubis
gracilis insertion
proximomedial surface of tibia
gracilis action
adducts thigh at hip joint; flexes leg at knee joint
adductor longus origin
pubis-below pubic crest
adductor longus insertion
linea aspera of femur
adductor longus action
adducts thigh at hip joint
adductor brevis origin
inferior ramus of pubis
adductor brevis insertion
linea aspera of femur
adductor brevis action
adducts thigh at hip joint
adductor magnus origin
inferior ramus of ischium and inferior ramus of pubis
adductor magnus insertion
linea aspera and medial epicondyle of femur
adductor magnus action
adducts thigh at hip joint
sartorius origin
anterior superior iliac spine
sartorius insertion
medial surface of tibia
sartorius action
flexes leg and thigh; abducts rotates thigh laterally
rectus femoris origin
anterior inferior iliac spine
vastus lateralis origin
inferior to greater trochanter and linea aspera of femur
vastus medialis origin
medial surface and linea aspera of femur
vastus intermedius origin
anterior and lateral surfaces of femur
semitendinosus origin
ischial tuberosity
semitendinosus insertion
proximomedial surface of tibia
semitendinosus action
extends thigh at hip joint; flexes leg at knee joint
semimembranosus origin
ischial tuberosity
semimembranosus insertion
proximomedial surface of tibia
semimembranosus action
extends thigh at hip joint; flexes leg at knee point
tibialis anterior origin
lateral condyle and body of tibia
tibialis anterior insertion
first metatarsal bone and first cuneiform bone
tibialis anterior action
dorsiflexes ankle; inverts foot and ankle
extensor digitorum longus origin
lateral condyle of tibia and anterior surface of fibula
extensor digitorum longus insertion
extensor expansions of digits
extensor digitorum longus action
extends digits; dorsiflexes foot at ankle
extensor hallucis longus origin
anterior surface of fibula and interosseous ligament
extensor hallucis longus insertion
distal phalanx
extensor hallucis longus action
extends joints of big toe; assists dorsiflexion of foot at ankle
fibularis longus origin
lateral condyle of tibia and head and shaft of fibula
fibularis longus insertion
first cuneiform and metatarsal bone
fibularis longus action
plantar flexes and everts foot at ankle
fibularis brevis origin
lower aspect of fibula
fibularis brevis insertion
metatarsal bone
fibularis brevis action
plantar flexes and everts foot at ankle
gastrocnemius origin
lateral and medial condyle of femur
gastrocnemius insertion
posterior surface of calcaneous via calcaneal tendon
gastrocnemius action
plantar flexes foot at ankle; flexes knee joint
soleus origin
posterior aspect of fibula and tibia
soleus insertion
calcaneous via calcaneal tendon
soleus action
plantar flexes foot at ankle
flexor hallucis longus origin
posterior surface of tibia
flexor hallucis longus insertion
distal phalanx of big toe
flexor hallucis longus action
flexes joint of great toe and plantar flexes foot
flexor digitorum longus origin
posterior surface of tibia
flexor digitorum longus insertion
distal phalanges of digits
flexor digitorum longus action
flexes joints of digits and plantar flexes foot