20 terms

Lower Extremities Muscle Functions

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Adductor Longus
Adduction of the hip
Flexion of the hip
Adductor Brevis
Adduction of the hip
Flexion of the hip
Piriformis
External rotation of the hip
Gastrocnemius
Flexion of the knee
Plantar flexion of the ankle
Gluteus Maximus
Extension of the hip
Gluteus Medius
Abduction of the hip
Internal rotation of the thigh
Semimembranosus
Flexion of the knee
Extension of the hip
Gracilis
Adduction of the hip
Flexion of the knee
Biceps Femoris
Flexion of the knee
Extension of the hip
Iliacus
Flexion of the hip
Psoas
Flexion of the hip
Flexion of the lumbar spine
Pectineous
Adduction of the hip
Flexion of the hip
Sartorius
Flexion of the hip
External rotation of the hip
Flexion of the knee
Soleus
Plantar flexion of the ankle
Popliteus
Internal rotation of the tibia
Flexion of the knee (Unlocks full extension of the knee)
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Abduction of the hip
Flexion of the hip
Tibialis Anterior
Dorsiflexion of the ankle
Inversion of the ankle
Rectus Femoris
Flexion of the hip
Extension of the leg
Vastus Lateralis (Medialis, Intermedius)
Extension of the leg
Peroneus Longus
Eversion of the foot
Plantar flexion of the foot