LAB 4 part 3

  1. what three muscles flex the knee?
    • biceps femoris
    • semimembranosus
    • semitendinosis
  2. the two muscles that form the Achilles tendon are______.
    • soleus
    • gastrocnemius
  3. where does the Achilles tendon attach?
    calcneus
  4. medial and lateral bony stabilization of the ankle is provided by ________.
    medial and lateral malleoli
  5. fractures of the fibula are placed in a walking cast.  why are they not completely immobilized?
    the fibula is not a weight- bearing bone
  6. nerves that run close to the skin- especially if they lie against a bone that is also close to the skin- are just asking for injury. such a nerve is the anterior tibia nerve as it courses around the neck of the fibula. what disability would result from prolonged pressure applied to this area?
    foot drop
Author
rwischnewski
ID
290181
Card Set
LAB 4 part 3
Description
LAB 4
Updated