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What is plantar flexion?

extension of the ankle - controlled by extensor muscles, pointing of the foot and toes - pointing foot downwards, away from the leg

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What is the function of the tibialis anterior muscle?

Dorsiflexion and inversion of the foot

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What is the function of the extensor digitorum longus muscle?

Extension of toes & dorsiflexion of the ankle/foot

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What supplies the anterior compartment of the leg?

Deep fibular nerve

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What supplies the lateral compartment of the leg?

Superficial fibular nerve

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What is the subtalar joint responsible for?

Eversion & Inversion

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What is true about the posterior cruciate ligament?

It prevents the femur from sliding anteriorly on the tibia

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