Muscles Group 2 (Leg)

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    • Gastrocnemius
    • Origin: lateral and medial condyle of the femur
    • Insertion: Calcaneus
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Soleus
    • Origin: head of fibula
    • Insertion: calcaneus
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Plantaris
    • Origin: lateral supracondylar ridge of femur
    • Insertion: calcaneus
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Popliteus
    • Origin: lateral condyle of femur
    • Insertion: posterior surface of tibia
    • Action: flexes knee
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    • Tibialis Posterior
    • Origin: posterior surfaces of tibia
    • Insertion: navicular, cuboid, and cuneiform
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Flexor Digitorum Longus
    • Origin: posterior surface of tibia
    • Insertion: distal phalanges of digits 2-5
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Flexor Hallucis Longus
    • Origin: posterior surface of fibula
    • Insertion: distal phalanx of great toe
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Tibialis Anterior
    • Origin: proximal tibia
    • Insertion: base of 1st cuneiform
    • Action: dorsiflexion
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    • Extensor Hallucis Longus
    • Origin: medial fibula
    • Insertion: distal phalanx of great toe
    • Action: extends great toe
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    • Extensor Digitorum Longus
    • Origin: interosseous membrane
    • Insertion: middle and terminal phalanges of 4 lateral toes
    • Action: dorsiflexion
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    • Fibularis Longus
    • Origin: upper 2/3rds of fibula
    • Insertion: 1st metatarsal and 1st cuneiform
    • Action: plantar flexion
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    • Fibularis Brevis
    • Origin: lateral surface of fibula
    • Insertion: 5th metatarsal
    • Action: eversion of foot
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Muscles Group 2 (Leg)
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Muscles Group 2 Actions, Insertions, and Origins for BI 231 PCC
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