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muscles of lower limb

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lateral compartment muscles that plantar flex and vert the foot( 2 muscles)
flexor longus, fibularis brevis
abduct the thigh to take the "at ease" stance ( 2 muscles)
gluteus medius, tensor fasciae latae
used to extend the hip when climbing stairs
gluteus maximus
prime movers of plantar flexion of the foot (2 muscles)
gastrocnemius, soleus
prime mover of inversion of foot
tibialis posterior
prime mover of dorsiflexion of foot
tibialis anterior
adduct the thigh, as when standing at attention
adductor group
extends the toes
extensor digitorum longus
extend thigh and flex knee ( 3 muscles)
biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus
extends knee and flexes thigh
rectus femoris