Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

plantar flexes and everts foot

peroneus brevis

flexes and rotates leg medially to unlock knee from full extension when flexion begins


extends great toe; dorsiflexes foot

extensor hallucis longus

plantar flexes and everts foot; helps keep foot flat on ground

peroneus longus

plantar flexes foot when knee is extended; since it also crosses the knee joint, it can flex knee when foot is dorsiflexed


assists in knee flexion and plantar flexion of foot


prime mover of dorsiflexion; assists in supporting medial longitudinal arch of foot

tibialis anterior

dorsiflexes foot; prime mover of toe extension

extensor digitorum

dorsiflexes and everts foot

peroneus tertius

plantar flexes and inverts foot; flexes toes; helps foot grip ground

flexor digitorum

plantar flexes and inverts foot; flexes great toe at all joints; push off muscle during walking

flexor hallucis longus

prime mover of foot inversion; plantar flexes ankle; stabilizes medial longitudinal arch

tibialis posterior

plantar flexes ankle; important locomotor and postural muscle during walking, running, and dancing


Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording