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Muscles moving the vertebral column
Erector spinae (sacrospinalis)
Scalene complex
Erector spinae (sacrospinalis)
This group consists of 3 subgroups
a total of "9" separates muscles
They are located on the back, on the dorsal surface of the ribs and vertebral column
Scalene Complex
There "3" of these muscles
They are located on the front of the vertebral column and ribs
Muscles in moving the thigh
Psoas major
Iliacus
Gluteus maximus
Gluteus medius
Gluteus minimus
Tensor fasciae latae
Adductor longus
Adductor brevis
Adductor magnus
Piriformis
Obturator internus
Pectineus
Psoas major
Lumbar and Lesser trochanter of femur
Iliacus
superficial to iliac fossa of pelvis
Gluteus maximus
Rump of butt
Most superficial part
one of largest muscles in body
chief extensor of femur
Gluteus medius
Deep to gluteus maximus
Gluteus minimus
Deep to gluteus medius
Tensor fasciae latae
lateral surface of the thigh
Adductor longus
medial aspect of thigh
by pubic bone and femur
Adductor brevis
superior to adductor magnus
deep to adductor longus
Adductor magnus
the big one
pelvis to femur
Piriformis
pear shaped
Deep to gluteus maximus
Inferior to gluteus minimus
sacrum to femur
Obturator internus
inside obturator foramen of pelvic girdle
Pectineus
conn. to ramus of pubis and inferior to lesser trochanter of femur
Quadriceps femoris complex
anterior surface and sides of thighs
Rectus femoris
Vastus lateralis
Vastus medialis
Vastus intermedius
Rectus femoris
anterior aspect of thigh
Vastus lateralis
lateral aspect of thigh
Vastus medialis
medial aspect of thigh
Vastus intermedius
deep to the rectus femoris and btwn vastus lateralis and medialis
Hamstrings
posterior compartment of the thigh
Biceps femoris
Semimembranosus
Semitendonosus
Biceps femoris
lateral aspect of posterior thigh
Semimembranosus
medial aspect of posterior thigh
Semitendonosus
in btwn Biceps femoris and Semimembranosus muscles of posterior thigh
Gastrocnemius
most superficial muscle of the posterior compartment of the leg
Soleus
lies deep to the gastrocnemeus
looks like a flat fish
Fibularis (peroneus) longus
lateral compartment of leg
Tibialis anterior
lateral surface of the tibia
Tibialis posterior
deepest muscle in the post. compartment of the leg.
btwn. the flexor digitorum longus and flexor hallucis longus muscles