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Glossary of Hip Muscles

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Gluteus Medius
1. Iliac crest and outer surface
2. greater trochanter
3. Hip Abduction
4. Superior gluteal nerve
Gluteus minimus
1. Iliac crest and outer surface
2. Greater trochanter
3. Hip abduction
4. Superior gluteal nerve
Piriformis
1. Anterior saccrum
2. greater trochanter
3. external rotation
4. Nerve to piriformis
Obturators Internus/Externus
1. Won't ask
2. Greater trochanter
3. External rotation/weak extension
4. won't ask
Tensor fasciae latae
1. Anterior Iliac Crest
2. Girdy's Tubercle
3. Hip Abduction and Flexion
4. Superior gluteal nerve
Superior/Inferior Gemelli
1. Won't ask
2. Greater Trochanter
3. External rotation/weak extension
4. won't ask
Quadratus Femoris
1. won't ask
2. Greater trochanter
3. External rotation/weak extension
4. won't ask
Knee Extensors; all innervated by....
Rectus Femoris,Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, Vastus Intermedius. AKA Quadriceps Femoris
Rectus Femoris
1. Anterior Inferior Iliac Spine
2. Tibial Tuberosity, patellar ligament
3. Knee Extension/Hip flexion
4. Femoral nerve
Vastus lateralis
1. Linea Aspera
2. Tibial Tuberosity
3. Knee extension
4. femoral nerve
Vastus medialis
Linea Aspera
2. Tibial Tuberosity
3. Knee extension
4. Femoral nerve
Vastus Intermedius
1. Anterior surface of femur
2. Tibial Tuberosity
3. Knee extension
4. Femoral nerve
Medial Muscles
Pectineus,Gracilus, Adductor Brevis, Adductor Longus, Adductor Magnus
Pectineus
1. superior pubic ramus
2. Medial femur
3. Hip adduction
4. Obturator nerve
Gracilus
1. Inferior pubic ramus
2. Medial border of the tibia
3. Hip adduction, knee flexion
4. Obturator nerve
Adductor longus
Inferior pubic ramus
2. Posterior femur
3. Hip adduction
4. Obturator nerve
Adductor Brevis
1. Inferior pubic ramus
2. posterior femur
3. Hip adduction
4. obturator nerve
Adductor magnus
1. Ischial tuberosity
2. Medial femur
3. Hip adduction
4. Obturator nerve
Hamstrings
Biceps femoris long/short, Semitendinosus, semimembranosus,
Biceps femoris long
1. Ischial tuberosity
2. Head of Fibula
3. Hip extension, knee flexion
4. Tibial nerve
Biceps femoris short
1. Linea Aspera
2. Head of Fibula
3. Hip extension, knee flexion
4. common peroneal nerve
Semitendinosus
1. Ischial tuberosity
2. Medial side of tibia beneath sartorius and gracilus
3. Hip extension, knee flexion
4. Tibial nerve
Semimembranosus
1. Ischial Tuberosity
2. Medial tibial condyle
3. Hip extension, knee flexion
4. Tibial nerve
Psoas Major
Origin: All Lumbar Vertebrae
Insertion: lesser trochanter
Action: Hip Flexion
Nerve: Femoral Nerve
Iliacus
Origin: Iliac Fossa
Insertion: Lesser Trochanter
Action: Hip Flexion
Nerve: Femoral Nerve
Posterior Group (overview)
Gluteus Max, Min, Med; Piriforms, Sup/Inf Gemelli, Int/Ext Obturators, Quadratus Femoris
Gluteus Maximus
1. Posterior ilium/saccrum
2. Gluteal tuberosity/IT tract
3. Hip Extension/External rotation
3. Inferior gluteal nerve
Sartorius
Origin: Anterior superior iliac spine
Insertion: Medial tibia
Action: Flexion of hip/knee
Nerve: Femoral
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