LE Prime Movers

  1. Combo of hip flex and abd
    Tensor Fascia Latae
  2. Combo of hip flexion, abduction, and external rotation.
  3. Hip Flexion
    Rectus femoris, iliopsoas, pectineus
  4. Hip Extension
    Glute max, hamstrings
  5. Hip Abduction
    Glute med and min
  6. Hip Adduction
    Pectineus, adductor longus, adductor brevis, adductor magnus, and gracilis
  7. Internal Rotation
    Glute min
  8. External Rotation
    Glute max, deep6
  9. Knee Extension
    Quads (rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus intermedialis, and vastus lateralis)
  10. Knee Flexion
    Hamstrings (semimembranosus, semitendinosus, biceps femoris), popliteus, and gastrocnemius
  11. Plantar Flexion
    Gastrocnemius, soleus
  12. Dorsiflexion
    Tibialis anterior
  13. Inversion
    Tib anterior, tib posterior
  14. Eversion
    peroneus longus, peroneus brevis
  15. Flex of 2nd-5th toes
    Flexor digitorum longus
  16. Flex of first toe
    Flexor hallucis longus
  17. Extension of 2nd-5th toes
    Extensor digitorum longus
  18. Extension of first toe
    Extensor haluucis longus
  19. No prime mover actionfor ankle
    Plantaris, peroneus tertius
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LE Prime Movers
Muscles that perform the prime motions for the LE joints.