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Muscles of the Lower Limb

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Gluteus maximus
O: Iliac crest
I: Gluteal tuberosity of femur
A: Rotates thigh laterally @ hip
Gluteus medius
O: Lateral surface of ilium
I: Greater trochanter of femur
A: Abducts thigh @ hip
Gluteus minimus
O: Lateral surface of lower half of ilium
I: Greater trochanter of femur
A: Abducts thigh @ hip
Tensor fasciae latae
O: Anterior border of ilium/iliac crest
I: Iliotibial tract
A: Abducts thigh @ hip
Piriformis
O: Anterolateral surface of sacrum
I: Superior border of greater trochanter of femur
A: Hip rotate thigh laterally @ hip
Semimembranosus
O: Ischial tuberosity
I: Proximomedial surface of tibia
A: Flexes leg @ knee
Semtendinosus
O: Ischial tuberosity
I: Proximomedial surface of tibia
A: Flexes leg @ knee
Biceps femoris
O (long): ischial tuberosity
O (short): linea aspera
I: head of fibula
A: Flexes leg @ knee
Pectineus
O: Pectineal line of pubis
I: Distal to lesser trochanter of femur
A: Adducts thigh @ hip
Adductor brevis
O: Inferior ramus of pubis
I: Linea aspera of femur
A: Adducts thigh @ hip
Adductor longus
O: Pubis - below pubic crest
I: Linea aspera of femur
A: Adducts thigh @ hip
Adductor magnus
O: Inferior ramus of pubis
I: Linea aspera of femur
A: Adducts thigh @ hip
Gracilis
O: Inferior edge of symphysis pubis
I: Proximomedial surface of tibia
A: Adducts thigh @ hip
Iliopsoas
O: Iliac fossa
I: Lesser trochanter
A: Flexes hip
Sartorius
O: Anterior superior iliac spine
I: Medial surface of tibia
A: Flexes leg
Rectus femoris
O: Anterior infeiror iliac spine
I: Patella by common tendon
A: Extends leg @ knee
Vastus lateralis
O: Linea aspera of femur
I: Patella by common tendon
A: Extends leg @ knee
Vastus intermedius
O: Anterior surface of femur
I: Patella by common tendon
A: Extends leg @ knee
Vastus medialis
O: Linea aspera of femur
I: Patella by common tendon
A: Extends leg @ knee
Tibialis anterior
O: Lateral condyle of tibia
I: 1st metatarsal
A: Dorsiflexes ankle
Extensor digitorum longus
O: Lateral condyle of tibia
I: Extensor exponents of digits II-V
A: Extends digits II-V
Fibularis longus
O: Lateral condyle of tibia
I: Metatarsal I
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle
Fibularis brevis
O: Lower aspect of fibula
I: Metatarsal V
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle
Tibialis posterior
O: Tibia
I: Navicular
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle
Flexor digitorum longus
O: Posterior surface of tibia
I: Distal phalanges of digits II-V
A: Flexes digits II-V
Plantaris
O: Suprcondylar ridge of femur
I: Calcaneus
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle
Gastrocnemius
O: Lateral condyle of femur
I: Posterior surface of calcaneus
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle
Soleus
O: Posterior surface of fibula
I: Calcaneus
A: Plantar flexes @ ankle