Lower Leg

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gastrocnemius (insertion)

calcaneus via calcaneal tendon

gastrocnemius (action)

Plantar flexes foot

soleus (insertion)

Calcaneus via calcaneal tendon

soleus (action)

plantar flexion

peroneus longus (action)

plantar flexes and everts foot

ext. digitorum longus (insertion)

Tendon divides into four parts; inserts into middle and distal phalanges of toes 2-5

ext. digitorum longus (action)

Prime mover of toe extension

tibialis anterior (insertion)

By tendon into inferior surface of first cuneiform and metatarsal 1

tibialis anterior (action)

Prime mover of dorsiflexion

flex. digitorum longus (insertion)

Distal phalanges of toes 2-5

flex. digitorum longus (action)

Flex toes, plantar flexes and inverts foot

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