actions of muscles for AP2 test 1

Question Answer
gluteus maximus extension of femur at hip; lateral rotation of extended hip
gluteus medius abduction, medial rotation of femur at hip ( anterior fibers)
gluteus minimus abduction; medial rotation of femur at hip
six deep lateral rotators lateral rotation of femur at hip
psoas major flexion of femur at hip joint; if thigh is fixed, flexion of trunk at hip joint
iliacus(iliopsoas) flexion of femur at hip joint: if thigh is fixed, flextion of trunk at hip joint
tensor fasciae latae prevents collapse of extended knee in ambulation; assits abduction, medial rotation, flexion of femur at hip and extension of knee
sartorius assists flexion, abduction, lateral rotation of femur at hip, assists flexion, medial rotation of knee ( tailor position)
rectus femoris extension of knee; assists flexion of femur at hip
vastus medialis extension of knee
vastus lateralis extension of knee
vastus intermedius extension of knee
gracilis adduction of femur at hip; assists flexion and medial roatation of flexed knee
biceps femoris long head: extension of hip; both heads; flexion of knee, lateral rotation of flexed knee
semitendinosus extension of hip, flexion of knee
semimembranosus medial rotation of flexed knee, extension of hip