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name the anterior leg muscles

tibialis anterior
extensor digitorum longus
extensor hallucis longus
fibularis tertius

2

innervation of anterior leg muscles

deep fibular nerve (L4-L5)

3

Function of the anterior leg muscles

dorsiflexion and inversion of foot at ankle as well as extension of the toes

4

attachment of tibialis anterior

tibia and medial cuneiform/met 1

5

attachment of extensor digitorum longus

tibia/fibula and tendon which inserts onto each toe

6

attachment of extensor hallucis longus

fibula and distal phalanx of great toe

7

attachment of fibularis tertius

fibula and met 5

8

what is the blood supply to the anterior leg muscles

anterior tibial artery

9

name the lateral leg muscles

fibularis longus and fibularis brevis

10

innervation of lateral leg muscles

superficial fibular nerve (L4-S1)

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function of the lateral leg muscles

eversion of the foot

12

function of fibularis longus additional to foot eversion

plantarflexion

13

attachment of fibularis longus

fibula/lateral tibial condyle and medial cuneiform/met 1

14

attachment of fibularis brevis

fibula and met 5

15

name the superficial posterior leg muscles

gastrocnemius
plantaris
soleus

16

name the deep posterior leg muscles

popliteus
tibialis posterior
flexor digitorum longus
flexor hallucis longus

17

innervation of the posterior leg muscles

tibial nerve

18

function of the posterior leg muscles

plantarflexion, inversion, gastrocnemius also flexes knee

19

attachment of gastrocnemius

lateral/medial femoral condyles and calcaneus

20

attachment of plantaris

femur and calcaneus

21

attachment of soleus

tibia and calcaneus

22

attachment of popliteus

tibia and lateral femoral condyle

23

attachment of tibialis posterior

interosseous membrane of tibia/fibula and medial tarsals

24

attachment of flexor digitorum longus

tibia and lateral 4 digits

25

attachment of flexor hallucis longus

fibula and phalanx of great toe