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Sartorius origin

ASIS

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Sartorius insertion

Medial aspect of tibia inferior to condyle (part of pes anserinus)

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Sartorius innervation

Femoral nerve

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Sartorius action

Flexes, abducts and laterally rotates thigh at hip joint; flexes leg at knee joint

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Ilipsoas origin

Psoas: T12-L5 vertebral bodies and tr. processes
Iliacus: Iliac fossa

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Ilipsoas insertion

Lesser trochanter of femur

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Ilipsoas innervation

Femoral nerve (also some direct branches from lumbar plexus)

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Ilipsoas action

Flexes thigh at hip joint

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Rectus femoris origin

AIIS

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Rectus femoris insertion

Tibial tuberosity via the patellar ligament

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Rectus femoris innervation

Femoral nerve

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Rectus femoris action

Flexes thigh at hip joint, extends leg at knee joint

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Vastus lateralis origin

Linea aspera (lateral lip)


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Vastus lateralis insertion

Tibial tuberosity via the patellar ligament

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Vastus lateralis innervation

Femoral nerve

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Vastus lateralis action

extends leg at knee joint

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Vastus medialis insertion

Tibial tuberosity via the patellar ligament

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Vastus medialis origin

Linea aspera (medial lip)

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Vastus medialis innervation

Femoral nerve

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Vastus medialis action

extends leg at knee joint

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Vastus intermedius origin

Anterior/lateral surfaces of femur



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Vastus intermedius insertion

Tibial tuberosity via the patellar ligament

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Vastus intermedius innervation

Femoral nerve

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Vastus intermedius action

extends leg at knee joint

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Pectineus origin

Pectineal line of pubis

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Pectineus insertion

Pectineal line of femur

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Pectineus innervation

Femoral nerve

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Pectineus action

Adducts and flexes thigh at hip joint

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Adductor longus origin

Body of pubis

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Adductor longus insertion

Linea aspera

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Adductor longus innervation

Obturator nerve

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Adductor longus action

Adducts thigh at hip joint

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Adductor brevis origin

Body and inferior ramus of pubis

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Adductor brevis insertion

Linea aspera

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Adductor brevis innervation

Obturator nerve

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Adductor brevis action

Adducts thigh at hip joint

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Adductor magnus origin

adductor part: Ischiopubic ramus
hamstring part: Ischial tuberosity

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Adductor magnus insertion

Adductor part: Linea aspera
Hamstring part: Adductor tubercle

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Adductor magnus innervation

Adductor part: Obturator nerve
Hamstring part: Sciatic nerve (tibial portion)

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Adductor magnus action

Adductor part: Adducts and weakly flexes thigh at hip jt.
Hamstring part: Adducts and weakly extends thigh at hip jt.

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Gracilis origin

Body of pubis, ischiopubic ramus

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Gracilis insertion

Medial aspect of tibia inferior to condyle (part of pes anserinus)

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Gracilis innervation

Obturator nerve

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Gracilis action

Adducts thigh at hip joint, flexes leg at knee joint

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Semimembranosus origin

Ischial tuberosity

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Semimembranosus insertion

Proximal part of tibia

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Semimembranosus innervation

Sciatic nerve (tibial portion)

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Semimembranosus action

Extends thigh at hip joint, flexes leg at knee joint

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Semitendinosus origin

Ischial tuberosity

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Semitendinosus insertion

Medial aspect of tibia inferior to condyle (part of pes anserinus)

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Semitendinosus innervation

Sciatic nerve (tibial portion)

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Semitendinosus action

Extends thigh at hip joint, flexes leg at knee joint

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Biceps femoris origin

long head: Ischial tuberosity
short head: Linea aspera

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Biceps femoris insertion

Head of the fibula

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Biceps femoris innervation

Long head: Sciatic nerve (tibial portion)
Short head: Sciatic nerve (common fibular portion)

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Biceps femoris action

Long head: Extends thigh at hip joint, flexes leg at knee joint
Short head: Flexes leg at knee jt.