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1 M. obturator externus. o: External surface of obturator membrane and environment. i: Tro-chanteric fossa. A: Lateral rotation and adduction of thigh at the hip joint. I: Obturator nerve. A

2 M. biceps femoris. o: Arises from the pelvis and femur via two heads. i: Head of fibula. I: Sciatic nerve, tibial part. A B E F

3 Long head of biceps femoris. Caput longum. o: Ischial tuberosity. i: Head of fibula. A: Extension, adduction and lateral rotation of thigh at the hip joint; flexion and lateral rotation of the knee joint. I: Tibial nerve. A B

4 Short head of biceps femoris. Caput breve. o: Lateral lip of linea aspera. i: Head of fibula. A: Flexion and lateral rotation of the knee joint. I: Common peroneal nerve. A B

5 M. semitendinosus. o: Ischial tuberosity. i: Medial to tibial tuberosity [pes anserinus]. A: Extension, medial rotation and adduction at the hip joint; flexion and medial rotation at the knee joint. I: Tibial nerve. A D E

6 M. semimembranosus. o: Ischial tuberosity. i: Medial condyle of tibia and oblique popliteal ligament. It is partially covered by the semiten-dinosus muscle. A: Extension, adduction and medial rotation of thigh at the hip joint; flexion and medial rotation of the knee joint. Tenses knee joint capsule. I: Tibial nerve. A B F

7 M. tibialis anterior. o: Lateral surface of tibia, interosseous membrane, fascia of leg (crural fascia). i: Medial aspect of medial cuneiform bone and 1st metatarsal. A: Dorsiflexion and supination of foot. I: Deep fibular nerve. D E

8 M. extensor digitorum longus. o: Lateral tibial condyle, interosseous membrane, fibula. i: Dorsal aponeurosis of toes 2-5. A: Dorsiflexion and pronation of foot, extension of toes. I. Deep fibular nerve. D E

9 M. peroneus tertius (m. fibularis tertius). Muscle split off from the extensor digitorum longus and inserting into the base of the 5th metacarpal. A: Dorsiflexion and pronation of foot. I: Deep fibular nerve. D

10 M. extensor hallicus longus. o: Interosseous membrane and fibula. i: Distal phalanx of big toe. A: Dorsiflexion of foot, extension of big toe. I: Deep fibular nerve. D E

11 M. peroneus longus [[m. fibularis longus]]. o: Fibula and crural fascia. i: Medial cuneiform bone and 1st metatarsal after an oblique course below the dorsum of the foot. A: Plantar flexion anf pronation of foot. I: Superficial fibular nerve. C D E F

12 M. peroneus brevis [[m. fibularis brevis]]. o: Distal 2/3 of fibula. i: Tuberosity of 5th metatar-sal. A: Plantar flexion and pronation. I: Superficial fibular nerve. C D E F

13 M. triceps surae. Muscle group consisting of the gastrocnemius and soleus; it forms the Achilles tendon (tendo calcaneus). I: Tibial

14 M. gastrocnemius. The superficial calf muscle with two heads (lateral, medial). A: Flexes the knee joint, plantar flexes and supinates the ankle joint. A B C D

15 Lateral head of gastrocnemius. Caputlaterale.o: Proximal to the lateral femoral condyle. i: Achilles tendon. A B C

16 Medial head of gastrocnemius. Caput laterale. o: Proximal to the medial femoral condyle. i: Achilles tendon. A B C D

17 M. soleus. o: Proximal ends of fibula and tibia. i: Achilles tendon. A: Plantar flexes and supi-nates the foot. B F

18 Tendinous arch of soleus muscle. Arcus tendineus musculi solei. Tendinous arch above the inter-osseous membrane. Passageway for the tibial nerve and posterior tibial artery and vein. B

19 Tendo calcaneus [Achilles tendon]. The tendon of the triceps surae at the tuber of the cal-caneus. B C

20 M. plantaris. o: Above the lateral femoral con-dyle. i: Achilles tendon or tuberosity of the cal-caneus. I: Tibial nerve. B C

21 M. popliteus. o: Lateral femoral condyle. i: Posterior surface of tibia. A: Flexion of knee joint and medial rotation of leg. B C F

22 M. tibialis posterior. o: Tibia, fibula, interos-seous membrane. i: Navicular, cuneiforms, cuboid and metatarsals 2-4. One bundle of fibers extends backward to the sustentaculum tali of the calcaneus. A: Plantar flexor and supi-nator. I: Tibial nerve. C F

23 M. flexor digitorum longus. o: Tibia. i: Distal phalanges of toes 2-5. A: Plantar flexion and supination of foot, flexion of toes. I: Tibial nerve. C F

24 M. flexor hallucis longus. o: Fibula. i: Distal phalanx of big toe. A: Plantar flexion and supination of foot, flexion of big toe. I: Tibial nerve. C F

25 M. extensor hallucis brevis. o: Dorsal surface of calcaneus. i: Proximal phalanx of big toe. A: Extends the big toe. I: see p. 26. D

26 M. extensor digitorum brevis. o: Dorsal surface of calcaneus. i: Dorsal aponeuroses of toes 2-4. A: Extends toes. I: Deep fibular nerve. D

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