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1

List the anterior muscles of the leg

Tibialis anterior
Extensor digitorum longus
Extensor hallucis longus
Fibularis tertius

2

What is the origin + insertion of tibialis anterior?

Lateral condyle of fibula
Medial cuneiform

3

What is the nerve + arterial supply to tibialis anterior?

Deep fibular nerve
Anterior tibial artery

4

Which movements does tibialis anterior enable?

Foot: dorsiflexion, inversion

5

What is the origin + insertion of extensor digitorum longus?

Lateral condyle of tibia
Middle + distal phalanges of lateral digits

6

What is the nerve + arterial supply to extensor digitorum longus?

Deep fibular nerve
Anterior tibial artery

7

Which movements does extensor digitorum longus enable?

Digits: extension
Ankle: dorsiflexion

8

What is the origin + insertion of extensor hallucis longus?

Anterior fibula
Distal phalanx of big toe

9

What is the nerve + arterial supply to extensor hallucis longus?

Deep fibular nerve
Anterior tibial artery

10

Which movements does extensor hallucis longus enable?

Toe: extension
Foot: dorsiflexion

11

What is the origin + insertion of fibularis tertius?

Anterior fibula
Dorsum of 5th metatarsal

12

What is the nerve + arterial supply to fibularis tertius?

Deep fibular nerve
Anterior tibial artery

13

Which movements does fibularis tertius enable?

Foot: dorsiflexion, eversion

14

What is the main nerve supply to the anterior leg muscles?

Deep fibular nerve

15

List the lateral muscles of the leg

Fibularis longus
Fibularis brevis

16

What is the origin + insertion of fibularis longus?

Fibular head
Dorsum of 5th metatarsal

17

What is the nerve + arterial supply to fibularis longus?

Superficial fibular nerve
Fibular artery

18

Which movements does fibularis longus enable?

Foot: plantarflexion, eversion

19

What is the origin + insertion of fibularis brevis?

Lateral fibula
Dorsum of 5th metatarsal

20

What is the nerve + arterial supply to fibularis brevis?

Superficial fibular nerve
Fibular artery

21

Which movements does fibularis brevis enable?

Foot: plantarflexion, eversion

22

What is the main nerve supply to the lateral leg muscles?

Superficial fibular nerve

23

List the posterior superficial muscles of the leg

Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris

24

What is the origin + insertion of gastrocnemius?

Medial + lateral femoral condyles
Calcaneal tendon

25

What is the nerve + arterial supply to gastrocnemius?

Tibial nerve
Sural arteries

26

Which movements does gastrocnemius enable?

Foot: plantarflexion
Knee: flexion

27

What is the origin + insertion of soleus?

Posterior of head of fibula
Calcaneal tendon

28

What is the nerve + arterial supply to soleus?

Tibial nerve
Popliteal, posterior tibial + fibular arteries

29

Which movements does soleus enable?

Foot: plantarflexion

30

What is the origin + insertion of plantaris?

Lateral femoral condyle
Calcaneal tendon