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Bar Method Anatomy - June 2016 > Groin Muscles > Flashcards

Flashcards in Groin Muscles Deck (13):
1

What does the adductor magnus do?

Adduct the thigh and flexes the hip.

2

Is the adductor magnus a one or two joint muscle?

One joint (across hip)

3

Where does the adductor magnus originate and insert?

Pubis to femur (it is a groin muscle)

4

Which exercises strengthen the adductor magnus?

Thigh, seat, FB, back dancing, any exercises with ball or mat between legs

5

Which exercises stretch the adductor magnus?

Second position, diamond thigh, happy baby, straddle stretch

6

Which muscle is the largest adductor?

Adductor magnus

7

What does the gracilis do?

Adducts the thighs, also flexes and medially rotates the knee

8

Where does the gracilis originate and insert?

Pubis to tibia

9

Which exercises strengthen the gracilis?

Thigh, seat, FB, back dancing, ball/mini mat between legs

10

Which exercises stretch the gracilis?

Straddle stretch

11

Is the gracilis a one or two joint muscle?

Two - hip to knee

12

What is the only polyarticular adductor?

The gracilis

13

Name the other three groin muscles in the manual.

Pectineus, adductor brevis, adductor longus