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Flashcards in Muscle Actions Deck (11):
1

thigh flexion muscles [7]

sartorius, TFL, adductor longus, rectus femoris, pectineus, iliacus, psoas

2

thigh extension muscles [5]

semimembranosus, semitendinosus, adductor magnus, gluteus maximus, biceps femoris (long head)

3

thigh abduction muscles [5]

sartorius, TFL, piriformis, gluteus medius, gluteus minimis

4

thigh adduction muscles [5]

gracilis, adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus, pectineus

5

lateral thigh rotators [8]

piriformis, gemellus superior, obturator internus, quadratus femoris, gemellus inferior, obturator externus, sartorius, gluteus maximus

6

medial thigh rotators [3]

gluteus medius, gluteus minimis, TFL

7

leg extension muscles [4]

rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis

8

leg flexion muscles [7]

sartorius, gracilis, biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus, gastrocnemius, plantaris

9

dorsiflexes ankle [4]

EDL, EHL, fibularius tertius, tibialis anterior

10

plantar flexes ankle [8]

fibularis longus, fibularis brevis, FDL, FHL, gastrocnemius, plantaris, soleus, tibialis posterior

11

everts foot [3]

fibularis longus, fibularius brevis, fibularis tertius