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Insertion of the rectus femoris

Tibial tuberosity Via the patella and the patellar ligament

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Action of the rectus femoris

Extension of the knee, flexion of the hip

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Origin of the vastus lateralis

Greater trochanter, gluteal tuberosity and lateral lip of the linea aspera on the femur

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Insertion of the vastus lateralis

Tibial tuberosity via the patella and the patellar ligament

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Action of the vastus lateralis

Extension of the knee

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Origin of the Vastis medialis

Medial lip of the linea aspera and medial supracondylar ridge of the femur

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Insertion of the Vastis medialis

Tibial tuberosity via the patella and the patellar ligament

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Action of the Vastis medialis

Extension of the knee

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Origin of the vastus intermedius

Anterolateral shaft of the femur

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Insertion of the vastus intermedius

Tibial tuberosity Via the patella and the patellar ligament

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Action of the vastus intermedius

Extension of the knee

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Origin of the biceps femoris

Long head: ischial tuberosity
Short head: lateral lip of distal linea aSpera and lateral supracondylar ridge of the femur

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Insertion of the biceps femoris

Lateral condyle of the tibia and head of the fibula

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Action of the biceps femoris

Flexion of the knee, lateral rotation of flexed knee, extension of the hip, lateral rotation of the hip

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Origin of the semitendinosis

Ischial tuberosity

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Insertion of the semitendinosis

Anteromedial tibia, just distal to medial tibial condyle

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Action of the semitendinosis

Flexion of the knee, medial rotation of the flexed knee, extension of the hip, medial rotation of the hip

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Origin of the semimembranosus

Ischial tuberosity

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Insertion of the semimembranosus

Posterior medial condyle of the tibia

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Action of the semimembranosus

Flexion of the knee, medial rotation of the flexed knee, extension of the hip, medial rotation of the hip

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Origin of the rectus femoris

Anterior inferior iliac spine (AIIS)