Muscles Group 2 (Gluteus)

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    • Gluteus Maximus
    • Origin: superior ilium
    • Insertion: gluteal tuberosity of femur
    • Action: extends femur
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    • Gluteus Medius
    • Origin: lateral surface of ilium
    • Insertion: greater trochanter of femur
    • Action: abduction of femur
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    • Piriformis
    • Origin: anterior surface of sacrum
    • Insertion: greater trochanter of femur
    • Action: laterally rotates femur at hip joint
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    • Quadratus Femoris
    • Origin: ischial tuberosity
    • Insertion: greater trochanter of femur
    • Action: rotates femur laterally
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    • Psoas Major
    • Origin: transvers processes of lumbar vertebrae
    • Insertion: lesser trochanter of femur
    • Action: flexion of femur
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    • Iliacus
    • Origin: iliac fossa
    • Insertion: lesser trochanter of femur
    • Action: flexes femur
Author
madrat
ID
316761
Card Set
Muscles Group 2 (Gluteus)
Description
Muscles Group 2 Origins, Insertions, and Actions for BI 231 PCC
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