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Lab 6

Gluteus maximus origin

Iliac crest and sacrum

Gluteus maximus insertion

Posterior femur and IT tract

Gluteus maximus major action

Extension of the femur (hip)

Tensor fascia lata origin

Iliac crest

Tensor fascia lata insertion

IT tract

major action of Tensor fascia lata, Iliacius, Psoas major

Flexor of the femur (hip)

psoas major origin

anterior lumbar vertebrae

insertion of psoas major, illiacius

lesser trochanter

Deep hip rotators origin

sacrum and posterior pelvis

insertion of deep hip rotators, glueus medius

greater trochanter

gluteus medius origin

iliac crest

origins of Adductors (magnus, longus, brevis) & gracilis

inferior ramus of pubis

Adductors (magnus, longus, brevis) insertion

Posterior medial femur

major action of Adductors (magnus, longus, brevis), gracilis, pectineus

Adduction of the femur (hip)

Deep hip rotators major action

Lateral rotation of the femur (hip)

Gluteus medius major action

Abduction and medial rotation of femur (hip)

Adductors (magnus, longus, brevis) insertion insertion

Posterior medial femur

gracilis insertion

tibial tuberosisty

pectineus origin

pectineal line

pectineus insertion

posterior medial femur

origins of semimembranosus, semitendanousus, biceps femoris

ischial tuberosity

insertion of semimembranosus, semitendanousus

medial tibia

major action of semimembranosus, semitendanousus, biceps femoris

flexion of leg (knee)

insertion of biceps femoris

fibular head

popliteus origin


popliteus insertion


popliteus major action

rotation of knee joint

Sartorius origin

Anterior superior iliac spine

insertions of sartorius, rectus femoris, vastus intermedius/medialis/lateralis

Tibial tuberosity

major action of artorius, rectus femoris, vastus intermedius/medialis/lateralis

Extension of leg (knee)

origin of rectus femoris


origin of gastrocnemius, vastus intermedius/medialis/lateralis, plantaris


insertion of gastrocnemius, soleus, plantaris


major action of gastrocnemius, soleus, plantaris

plantar flexion

soleus origin

fibular head

origin of tibialis posterior, flexor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus

Posterior interosseus membrane

origin of tibialis anterior, extensor digitorum longus, extensor hallucis longus

Anterior interosseus membrane

Fibularis muscles (longus, brevis) origin


insertion of tibialis anterior, Tibialis posterior, fibularis muscles (longus, brevis)

Plantar surface of tarsals

insertion of flexor digitorum longus & flexor hallucis longus

Plantar surface of phalanges

insertion of extensor digitorum longus and extensor hallucis longus

Dorsal surface of phalanges

major action of Tibialis posterior

Inversion of foot

major action of flexor digitorum longus

flexion of digits (2-5)

major action of flexor hallucis longus

flesion of hallux

major action of Tibialiis anterior

Dorsiflexion of foot

major action of Extensor digitorum longus

Extension of digits (2-5)

major action of Extensor hallucis longus

Extension of hallux

major action of Fibularis muscles (longus, brevis)

Eversion of foot

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