Muscles 2

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Psoas major

flexes thigh

Iliacus

flexes thigh

Gluteus maximus

extends thigh

Gluteus medius

abducts and rotates thigh medially

Gluteus minimus

abducts and rotates thigh medially

Tensor fascia latae

abducts, flexes and rotates thigh medially

Adductor longus

adducts, flexes and rotates thigh laterally

Adductor magnus

adducts, extends, and rotates thigh laterally

Gracilis

adducts thigh, flexes and rotates lower limb medially

Sartorius

flexes leg and thigh, abducts thigh, rotates thigh laterally, and rotates leg medially

Hamstring group

biceps femoris
semitendinosus
semimembranosus

Biceps femoris

flexes leg, extends thigh

Semitendinosus

flexes leg, extends thigh

Semimembranosus

flexes leg, extends thigh

Quads

rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
vastus medialis
vastus intermedius

Rectus femoris

extends leg at knee

Vastus lateralis

extends leg at knee

Vastus medialis

extends leg at knee

Vastus intermedius

extends leg at knee

Tibialis anterior

dorsiflexion and inversion of foot

Peroneus tertius

dorsiflexion and eversion of foot

Extensor digitorum longus

dorsiflexion and eversion of foot and extension of toes

Gastrocnemius

plantar flexion of foot and flexion of leg at knee

Soleus

plantar flexion of foot

Flexor digitorum longus

plantar flexion and inversion of foot, and flexion of the four lateral toes

Tibialis posterior

plantar flexion and inversion of foot

Peroneus longus

plantar flexion and eversion of foot; also supports arch

Anterior group

psoas major
illiacus

Posterior group

gluteus maximus
gluteus medius
gluteus minimus
tensor fasciae latae

Flexors

biceps femoris
semitendinosus
semimembranosus
sartorius

Extensors

quads:
rectus femoris
vastus lateralis
vastus medialis
vastus intermedius

Dorsal flexors

tibialis anterior
peroneus tertius
extensor digitorum longus

Plantar flexors

gastrocnemius
soleus
flexor digitorum longus

Invertor

tibialis posterior

Evertor

peroneus longus

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