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Flashcards in muscles acting on the hip or knee Deck (17):
1

what is the action of the gluteus maximus (2)

-hip extension,
-lateral rotation of the hip

2

what is the action of the gluteus medius (2)

- abduction
-medial rotation at the hip

3

what is the action of gluteus minimus (2)

- abduction
- medial rotation at the hip

4

what is the action of the tensor fasciae latae (3)

- hip flexion
- abduction
- medial rotation at the hip

5

what is the action of the iliacus

hip flexion

6

what is the function of the psoas

hip flexion

7

what is the function of the adductor magnus(3)

- hip adduction
- hip extension
-hip flexion

8

what is the function of the adductor longus (2)

- hip flexion
- adduction

9

what is the function of the semimembranosus (3)

- hip extension
-medial rotation of the hip
- knee flexion

10

what is the action of the semitendinosus (2)

- hip extension
- knee flexion

11

what is the action of the biceps femoris? (2)

- hip extension knee flexion

12

what is the action of the gracilis (2)

- adduction knee flexion

13

what is the function of the sartorius (3)

- hip flexion
- abduction
- lateral rotation at the hip and knee

14

what is the action of the rectus femoris (2)

- hip flexion
-knee extension

15

what is the action of the vastus intermedius, medialis, and lateralis (1)

- knee extension

16

what is the action of the popliteus? (2)

- medial rotation o the tibia at the knee
- knee flexion

17

what is the action of the gastronemius?

Knee flexion, plantar flexion at the ankle