Muscles Knee Action

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semimembranosus, semitendinosus, biceps femoris

what are the muscles that extend the hip and flex the knee

popliteus

this muscle of knee initiates knee flexion

rectus femoris

this muscle action is hip flexion and knee extension

vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedialis

what are the knee extenders - only action (3)

semimembranosus, semitendinosus

what muscles extends the hip and flexes the knee

biceps femoris

in this muscle the long head extends hip and flexes knee and the short head flexes knee

gastrocnemius

this muscle action is knee flexion and ankle plantar flexion

sartorius

this muscle action is a combination of hip flexion, abduction, lateral rotation and knee flexion

pes anserine

this is a muscle group that includes the semitendonosus, gracilus, sartorius - know this like snuffbox

hip flex, knee ext

what is the action of the rectus femoris

knee ext

what is the action of the vastus lateralis and vastus medialis

knee ext

what is the action of the vastus intermedialis

extend hip, flex knee

what is the action of the semimembranosus

extend hip, flex knee

what is the action of the semitendinosus

extend hip, flex knee

what is the action of the long head of the biceps femoris

flex knee

what is the action of the short head of the biceps femoris

initiates knee flex

what is the action of the popliteus

knee flex, ankle plantar flex

what is the action of the gastrocnemius

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