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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