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Where is the Origin of the Semimembranosus?

Ischium

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Where is the Insertion of the Semimembranosus?

Tibia

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What joints does the Semimembranosus cross?

Hip & Knee

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What are the Actions of the Semimembranosus?

Knee Flexion & Hip Extension

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Where is the Origin of the Semitendinosus?

Ischium

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Where is the Insertion of the Semitendinosus?

Tibia

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What joints does the Semitendinosus cross?

Hip & Knee

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What are the Actions of the Semitendinosus?

Knee Flexion & Hip Extension

9

Where are the Origins of the Biceps Femoris?

Ischium, and short head also originates halfway down the posterior surface of the femur

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Where is the Insertion of the Biceps Femoris?

Head of the fibula

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What joints does the Biceps Femoris cross?

Knee & Hips

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What are the Actions of the Biceps Femoris?

Knee Flexion & Hip Extension

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Where are the Origins of the Rectus Femoris?

Iliac Spine & top of the Acetabulum

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Where is the Insertion of the Rectus Femoris?

Front of the Tibia via Patella Tendon

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What joints does the Rectus Femoris cross?

Knee & Hip

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What are the Actions of the Rectus Femoris?

Extension of the knee and Flexion of the hip

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Where is the Origin of the Vastus Medialis?

Femur

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Where is the Insertion of the Vastus Medialis?

Front of the Tibia via Patella Tendon

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What joint does the Vastus Medialis cross?

Knee

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What is the Action of the Vastus Medialis?

Knee Extension

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Where is the Origin of the Vastus Intermedius?

Femur

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Where is the Insertion of the Vastus Intermedius?

Front of the Tibia via Patella Tendon

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What is the Action of the Vastus Intermedius?

Knee Extension

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Where is the Origin of the Vastus Lateralis?

Femur

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Where is the Insertion of the Vastus Lateralis?

Front of the Tibia via Patella Tendon

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What joint does the Vastus Lateralis cross?

Knee

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What is the Action of the Vastus Lateralis?

Knee Extension