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Rectus Femoris Origin and Insertion

Origin- AIIS

Insertion- Tibial Tuberosity

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Rectus Femoris Action

Flex the hip; Extend the knee

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Vastus Lateralis Origin and Insertion

Origin- Lateral lip of Linea aspera, Gluteal tuberosity and greater trochanter

Insertion- Tibial Tuberosity

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Vastus Lateralis Action

Extend the knee

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Vastus Medialis origin and insertion

Origin- Medial lip of Linda aspera

Insertion- Tibial Tuberosity

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Vastus Medialis Action

Extend the knee

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Vastus Intermedius origin and Insertion

Origin- Anterior and lateral shaft of femur

Insertion- Tibial Tuberosity

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Vastus Intermedius Action

Extend the knee

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Sartorius origin and insertion

Origin- ASIS

Insertion- Proximal, medial shaft of Tibia at pets anserinus tendon

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Sartorius Action

Flex, laterally rotate and abduct the hip; Flex and medially rotate the flexed knee

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Tensor Fascia Latae origin and insertion

Origin- Iliac crest, posterior to ASIS

Insertion- Iliotibial Tract

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Tensor Fascia Latae Action

Flex, medially rotate and abduct the hip

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Pectineus origin and insertion

Origin- Superior ramus of pubis

Insertion- Pectineal line of femur

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Pectineus Action

Adduct and medially rotate the hip; assist to flex the hip

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Adductor Longus origin and insertion

Origin- Pubic Tubercle

Insertion- Medial lip of Linda aspera

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Adductor Longus Action

Adduct and medially rotate the hip; assist to flex the hip

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Adductor Brevis origin and insertion

Origin- Inferior ramus of pubis

Insertion- Pectineal line and medial lip of Linea aspera

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Adductor Brevis Action

Adduct and medially rotate the hip; assist to flex the hip

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Adductor Magnus origin and insertion

origin- Inferior ramus of the pubis, ramus of ischium and ischial tuberosity

Insertion- Medial lip of linea aspera and adductor tubercle

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Adductor Magnus Action

Adduct and medially rotate the hip; assist to flex the hip
Posterior fibers: Extend the hip

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Gracilis origin and insertion

Origin- Inferior ramus of pubis

Insertion- Proximal, medial shaft of tibia at pets anserinus tendon

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Gracilis Action

Adduct and medially rotate the hip; Flex the knee; medically rotate the flexed knee