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Flashcards in Practical: Muscle Actions Deck (25):
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Gluteus Maxiums

Extends & laterally rotates the femur

2

Gluteus Medius & Minimus

Abducts the femur

3

Piriformis
Superior Gemellus
Obturator Internus
Inferior Gemellus
Obturator Externus
Quadratus Femoris

Laterally rotates the femur

4

Semitendinosus
Semimembranosus
Biceps Femoris (L.H & S.H)

Flexion of the leg @ the Knee joint

5

Tensor Fascia Lata

Helps stabilize knee

6

Iliacus
Psoas Major
Iliopsoas

Flexion of the femur @ the hip

7

Psoas Minor

Flexion/ pelvic bone

8

Sartorius

Abducts & laterally rotates the femur

9

Rectus Femoris
Vastus Medilais
Vastus Lateralis
Vastus Intermedius

Extends the leg @ the knee

10

Gracilis
Pectinus
Adductor longus
Adductor Brevis
Adductor Magnus

Adducts the femur

11

Tibialis Anterior

Inverts & dorsal flexes the foot

12

Extensor digitorum Longus

Extends digits 2-5

13

Fibularis Tertius

Everts & dorsal flexes the foot

14

Extensor Hallucis Longus
Extensor Hallucis Brevis

Extends digit 1

15

Extensor digitorum brevis

Extends digits 2-4

16

Fibularis Longus
Fibularis Brevis

Everts & plantar flexes the foot

17

Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Plantaris

Inverts & plantar flexes the foot

18

Popliteus

Stabilizes the knee

19

Flexor digitorum Longus
Flexor digitorum brevis

Flexes digits 2-5

20

Flexor Hallucis longus
Flexor Hallucis Brevis

Flexes digit 1

21

Tibialis Posterior

Inverts & plantar flexes the foot

22

Abductor Minimi digiti

Abducts digit 5

23

Abductor hallucis

Abducts digit 1

24

Lumbericals

Flexes the MP joints of digits 2-5

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Quadratus Plantae

Assists flexion of digit 2-5