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1

Origin, Insertion, and Action for iliopsoas

Origin: T12-L5, sacrum, iliac crest, iliac fossa
Insertion: Lesser trochanter of femur
Action: Flexes thigh and lumbar vertebrae

2

Origin, Insertion, and Action for Adductor longus

Origin: Pubis
Inserstion: Linea aspera at middle portion of femur
Action: Adducts, flexes, and laterally rotates thigh

3

Origin, Insertion, and Action for Adductor magnus

Origin: Pubis, ischium
Insertion: Gluteal tuberosity, linea aspera, adductor tubercle of distal femur
Action: Adducts, flexes, extends, and laterally rotates thigh

4

Origin, Insertion, and Action for Rectus femoris

Origin: Anterior inferior iliac spine, margin of acetabulum
Insertion: Tibial tuberosity by patellar tendon
Action: Flexes thigh, extends leg

5

Origin, Insertion, and Action for Gluteus maximus

Origin: Outer iliac blade, iliac crest, sacrum, coccyx
Insertion: Gluteal tuberosity of femur, iliotibial band of fasciae latae
Action: Extends and laterally rotates thigh, braces knee

6

Origin, Insertion, and Action for Biceps femoris

Origin: Ischial tuberosity, linea aspera
Insertion: Head of fibula, lateral condyle of tibia
Action: Extends thigh, flexes leg

7

Name an action for the Sartorius

Flexes and laterally rotates thigh, flexes leg

8

Name an action for the Gracilis

Adducts thigh, flexes leg

9

Name an action for the Pectineus

Adducts and flexes thigh

10

Name an action for the Adductor brevis

Adducts, flexes, and laterally rotates thigh

11

Name an action for the Vastus lateralis

Extends leg

12

Name an action for the Vastus intermedius

Extends leg

13

Name an action for the Vastus medialis

Extends leg

14

Name an action for the Tensor fasciae latae

Flexes, abducts, and medially rotates thigh

15

Name an action for the Gluteus medius

Abducts and medially rotates thigh

16

Name an action for the Gluteus minimus

Abducts and medially rotates thigh

17

Name an action for the Semitendinosus

Extends thigh, flexes leg

18

Name an action for the Semimembranosus

Extends thigh, flexes leg

19

Name the 5 muscles which make up the Quadriceps Femoris

1. Rectus femoris
2. Vastus lateralis
3. Vastus intermedius
4. Vastus medialis
5. Tensor fasciae latae

20

Name the 3 muscles which make up the Hamstrings

1. Biceps femoris
2. Semitendinosus
3. Semimembranosus