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Gastrocnemius

O- Lateral Head: lateral aspect of lateral condyle of femur
Medial Head: Popliteal surface of femur, superior to medial condyle of femur
I- calcaneus via calcaneal tendon
INN- Tibial nerve S1, 2
A- plantarflex ankle, lifts heel when walking, flexes the knee

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Soleus

O- posterior fibular head, superior 1/4 of posterior fibula, soleal line, middle 1/3 of posterior tibia, tendinous arch of bony attachment
I- calcaneus via calcaneal tendon
INN- tibial nerve, S1, 2
A- plantarflex ankle, steadies leg to foot

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Plantaris

O- inferior aspect of supracondylar line, oblique popliteal ligament
I- calcaneus via calcaneal tendon
INN- tibial nerve S1, 2
A- assists gastroc in plantarflexion