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Psoas Major (Iliopsoas) origin

T12 to L5 vertebrae

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Psoas Major (Iliopsoas) insertion

lesser trochanter of femur

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Psoas Major (Iliopsoas) innervation

L1 - L3 Ventral Rami

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Psoas Major (Iliopsoas) action

Hip Flexion (strongest)

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Iliacus (Iliopsoas) origin

Iliac Fossa

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Iliacus (Iliopsoas) insertion

Lesser trochanter of Femur

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Iliacus (Iliopsoas) innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L4)

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Iliacus (Iliopsoas) action

Hip Flexion (strongest)

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Recturs Femoris (Quadriceps femoris) origin

Straight Head - anterior Iliac spine (AIIS)
Reflected Head - Superior Aspect f Acetabulum

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Recturs Femoris (Quadriceps femoris) insertion

Patella and Tibial Tuberosity via the quadriceps tendon and patellar ligament

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Recturs Femoris (Quadriceps femoris) innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L4)

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Recturs Femoris (Quadriceps femoris) action

Knee Extention, and HIP FLEXION

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Vastus Lateralis (Quadriceps femoris) origin

Femur

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Vastus Lateralis (Quadriceps femoris) insertion

Patella and Tibial Tuberosity via the quadriceps tendon and patellar ligament

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Vastus Lateralis (Quadriceps femoris) innervation

Femoral N (L2-L4)

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Vastus Lateralis (Quadriceps femoris) action

Knee Extension

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Vastus Intermedius (Quadriceps femoris) origin

Femur

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Vastus Intermedius (Quadriceps femoris) insertion

Patella and Tibial Tuberosity via the quadriceps tendon and patellar ligament

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Vastus Intermedius (Quadriceps femoris) innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L4)

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Vastus Intermedius (Quadriceps femoris) action

Knee extension

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Vastus Medialis (Quadriceps femoris) Origin

Femur

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Vastus Medialis (Quadriceps femoris) insertion

Patella and Tibial Tuberosity via the quadriceps tendon and patellar ligament

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Vastus Medialis (Quadriceps femoris) innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L1)

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Vastus Medialis (Quadriceps femoris) action

Knee Extension

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What muscles of the anterior thigh are innervated by the Femoral N?

Iliacus (iliopsoas), Quadriceps Femoris (all), Sartorius

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Sartorius origin

Anterior Superior Iliac Spine (ASIS) of Ilium

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Sartorius insertion

Pes Anserinus (anterior slip) on medial aspect of the Tibia

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Sartorius innervation

Femoral N. (L2-L4)

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Sartorius action

Hip Flexion, abduction of Thigh, Lateral rotation of the Thigh, Knee Flexion

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What muscles of the anterior thigh act in hip flexion?

Iliopsoas (stongest), Rectus Femoris (weak), Sartorius