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Strongest tendon in the body

Calcaneal tendon

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3 calf muscles. Why are they large in size?

Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris
Walk upright

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Which muscles is named after the shape of a flat fish

Soleus

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What muscle is implicated in shinsplint syndrome? What type of activity causes this conditions? Avoid?

Tibialis anterior - forceful contractions rip periosteum
Sprinting and running
Slowly increasing level of PA

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3 muscles in the body that are commonly used for injections?

Gluteus medius
Vactus lateralis

Deltoid

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Why these muscles?

Easy to locate, close to surface not likely to hit a nerve or a vessel

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What muscle is injured in a groin pull? And how can you avoid it

Any of the adductors, he should avoid twisting or kicking a stationary object

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Quads?

Rectus femoris vactus lateralis
Vactus medialis

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Hamstrings

Biceps femoris
Semi membranosus
Semitendinosus

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Dancers muscle

Gracillis

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Tailors may me

Sartorius

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Cross legs

Sartorius

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Sometimes absent or doubled in an individual

Plantar is

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Addicts the hip?

All adductors pectincus gracillis

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Abducts the hip

Gluteus medius
Minimus

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Flexation the hips

Iliopsoas

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Extends the hip

Gluteus max

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Braces the leg when standing on one foot

Iliotibal tract

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Extends the knee

Quad group

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Flexes the knee

Hamstrings

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Everts the feet

Fibularis longus

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Inverts the feet

Tibialis anterior

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Largest in the body

Gluteus Maximus

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Strongest

Quad muscle group

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Longest

Sartorius

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Subcutaneous

Under skin, TB test

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Intramuscular

Deltoid, gluteus medius, vactus (babies)

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Intravenous

Morphine, anesthesia, NaCl, k+ sugars (IV)

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Adductor brevis

Inferior ramus of pubis, lines aspects of femur ; obdurate nerve

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Geacilis

Inferior ramus of pubis; medial surface of tibial inferior to medial comdyle; obdurate nerve

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Semmenbranosus

Ishcial tuberosity; posterior surface of medial condyle of tibia; sciatic nerve

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Fibularis brevis

Mid lateral margin fibula; base of 5th metatarsal bone; superficial fibulae nerve

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Gastrocnemius

femoral condyles; calcaneus via calcaneal tendon; tibial nerve