Anatomy Muscle Posterior Leg

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Posterior leg muscles


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  • 1. 
    What is the actions of semitedinosus?
    • A. 

      Extends hip flexes knee medially rotates tibia

    • B. 

      Flexes hip extends knee laterally rotates tibia

    • C. 

      Extends hip flexes knee medially rotates fibula

    • D. 

      Extends knee flexes hip

  • 2. 
    What is the origin of semimembranosus?
    • A. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • B. 

      Medial tibial condyle

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Greater trochanter

  • 3. 
    What is the insertion of biceps femoris?
    • A. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • B. 

      Tibia

    • C. 

      Head of fibula

    • D. 

      Intertrochanteric crest of femur

  • 4. 
    What are the adductor group origin?
    • A. 

      Pubis ischium

    • B. 

      Linea aspera magnus adductor tubercle

    • C. 

      Head of fibula

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 5. 
    What are the actions of gracillis
    • A. 

      Adducts thigh extends knee medially rotates tibia

    • B. 

      Abducts thigh flexes knee medially rotates fibula

    • C. 

      Adducts thigh flexes knee medially rotates tibia

    • D. 

      Laterally rotates tibia adducts thigh flexes knee

  • 6. 
    What are the origin of sartorius?
    • A. 

      Anterior inferior iliac spine

    • B. 

      Medial spine of tibial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

    • D. 

      Ischial tuberosity

  • 7. 
    Which muscle is the longest in the body
    • A. 

      Gastrocnemius

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • D. 

      Sartorius

  • 8. 
    What are NOT the action of Sartorius
    • A. 

      Extends hip

    • B. 

      Flexes knee

    • C. 

      Flexes hip

    • D. 

      Laterally rotates thigh and medially rotates knee

  • 9. 
    What are the insertion of the sartorius?
    • A. 

      Medial spine of tibial tuberosity and contributes to pes anserine

    • B. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

    • C. 

      Tibial tuberosity via patellar ligament

    • D. 

      Synovial membrane

  • 10. 
    What is the origin of rectus femoris?
    • A. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

    • B. 

      Tibial tuberosity via patellar ligament

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine

  • 11. 
    What is the actions for rectus femoris?
    • A. 

      Extends hip flexes knee

    • B. 

      Laterally rotates hip and knee

    • C. 

      Extends knee flexes hip

    • D. 

      Adducts thigh

  • 12. 
    What is insertion of rectus femoris
    • A. 

      Anterior inferior iliac spine

    • B. 

      Tibial tuberosity via patellar ligament

    • C. 

      Linea aspera

    • D. 

      Pes anserine

  • 13. 
    What is the origin of vastus lateralis?
    • A. 

      Greater trochanter medial lip of linea aspera

    • B. 

      Lesser trochanter lateral lip of linea aspera

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter lateral lip of linea aspera

    • D. 

      Body of femur

  • 14. 
    What is the action of vastus lataralis vastus intermedius vastus medialis 
    • A. 

      Extends knee

    • B. 

      Flexes knee

    • C. 

      Flexes thigh

    • D. 

      Extends thigh

  • 15. 
    What is the insertion of vastus lataralis vastus intermedius vastus medialis
    • A. 

      Tibial tuberosity via patellar ligament

    • B. 

      Body of femur

    • C. 

      Greater trochanter

    • D. 

      Pes anserine

  • 16. 
    What is the origin of vastus intermedius
    • A. 

      Tibia

    • B. 

      Fibula

    • C. 

      Body of femur

    • D. 

      Linea aspera

  • 17. 
    What is the origin of vastus medialis
    • A. 

      Intertrochanteric line of femus linea aspera

    • B. 

      Body of femur

    • C. 

      Distal portion of anterior femoral surface

    • D. 

      Synovial membrane of knee joint

  • 18. 
    What is the origin for articularis genu
    • A. 

      Suprapatellar bursa

    • B. 

      Patella

    • C. 

      Distal portion of anterior femoral surface close to knee

    • D. 

      Femur

  • 19. 
    What is the actions of articularis genu
    • A. 

      Pulls suprapatellar bursa, prevents impingement of suprapatellar bursa

    • B. 

      Extends knee

    • C. 

      Bends knee

    • D. 

      Flexes thigh

  • 20. 
    What are the insertion of articularis genu
    • A. 

      Synovial membrane of knee joint

    • B. 

      Linea aspera

    • C. 

      Femur

    • D. 

      Ischial tuberosity

  • 21. 
    What is the origin of psoas major
    • A. 

      Bodies T10-L4

    • B. 

      Coccyx

    • C. 

      Bodies T12-L5

    • D. 

      Iliac fossa

  • 22. 
    What is the action of psoas major iliacus
    • A. 

      Hip extension

    • B. 

      Hip adductor

    • C. 

      Hip rotator

    • D. 

      Hip flexion

  • 23. 
    What is NOT the insertion of psoas major and iliacus
    • A. 

      Lesser trochanter of femur

    • B. 

      Pectineal line of femur

  • 24. 
    What is the origin of iliacus
    • A. 

      Iliac spine

    • B. 

      Greater trochanter

    • C. 

      Iliac fossa

    • D. 

      Thoracolumbar fascia

  • 25. 
    What is the origin of pectineus
    • A. 

      External surface ribs 5-12

    • B. 

      Symphysis pubis

    • C. 

      Ischial tuberosity

    • D. 

      Pubis crest