Muscles Of The Anterior Leg

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Muscles Of The Anterior Leg

A brief quiz to review the muscles of the anterior leg.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "E"
    • A. 

      Tibialis Anterior

    • B. 

      Vastus Intermedius

    • C. 

      Rectus Femoris

  • 2. 
    To what group of muscles does "E" belong?
    • A. 

      Biceps Femoris

    • B. 

      Quadriceps Femoris

    • C. 

      Triceps Femoris

  • 3. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "F"
    • A. 

      Vastus Medialis

    • B. 

      Tensor Fascia Latia

    • C. 

      Vastus Lateralis

  • 4. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "C"
    • A. 

      Tibialis Anterior

    • B. 

      Extensor digitorum longus

    • C. 

      Fibularis longus

  • 5. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "A"
    • A. 

      Vastus medialis

    • B. 

      Rectus femoris

    • C. 

      Vastus lateralis

  • 6. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "B"
    • A. 

      Gracilis

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Rectus femoris

  • 7. 
    Identify "C"
    • A. 

      Vastus lateralis

    • B. 

      Gluteus maximus

    • C. 

      Iliotibial tract

  • 8. 
    Where does the Tibialis Anterior insert?
    • A. 

      Metatarsal V

    • B. 

      Phalanges of toes II-V

    • C. 

      Medial plantar surfaces of medial cuneiform and base of metatarsal I

  • 9. 
    Where does the muscle labeled "A" originate and insert?
    • A. 

      Iliac crest / lesser trochanter of femur

    • B. 

      Anterior and lateral surfaces of body of femur / tibial tuberosity

    • C. 

      Anterior superior iliac spine / superior part of medial surface of tibia

  • 10. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "B"
    • A. 

      Vastus medialis

    • B. 

      Sartorius

    • C. 

      Gracilis

  • 11. 
    Where does the muscle labeled "B" originate?
    • A. 

      Iliac crest

    • B. 

      Pectineal line of femur

    • C. 

      Body of pubis and inferior pubic ramus

  • 12. 
    Where does the Fibularis Longus muscle insert?
    • A. 

      Dorsum of base of metatarsal V

    • B. 

      Plantar base of metatarsal I and medial cuneiform

    • C. 

      Middle and distal phalanges of toes II-V

  • 13. 
    Identify the muscle labeled "D"
    • A. 

      Fibularis brevis

    • B. 

      Fibularis tertius

    • C. 

      Extensor digitorum longus

  • 14. 
    What is the origin of the vastus medialis?
    • A. 

      Anterior and lateral surfaces of body of femur

    • B. 

      Intertrochanteric line and medial lip of linea aspera of femur

    • C. 

      Anterior iliac spine

  • 15. 
    What is the action of the rectus femoris?
    • A. 

      Flexes thigh at hip, stabilizes hip

    • B. 

      Abducts, medially rotates and flexes thigh

    • C. 

      Extends leg at knee joint, flexes thigh at hip joint

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