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Major Muscles of Ant. Body
Major Muscles of Post. Body
Adductor Brevis
Adductor Longus
Adductor Magnus
Biceps Femoris-Long Head
Biceps Femoris-Short Head
Extensor Digitorum Longus
Extensor Hallucis Longus
Flexor Digitorum Longus
Flexor Hallucis Longus
Gastrocnemius
Gluteus Maximus
Gluteus Medius
Gluteus Minimus
Gracilis
Iliopsoas
Inferior Gemellus
Obturator Externus
Obturator Internus
Pectineus
Peroneus Brevis
Peroneus Longus
Peroneus Tertius
Piriformis
Plantaris
Popliteus
Quadratus Femoris
Rectus Femoris
Sartorius
Semimembranosus
Semitendinosus
Soleus
Superior Gemellus
Tensor Fascia Lata
Tibialis Anterior
Tibialis Posterior
Vastus Intermedius
Vastus Lateralis
Vastus Medialis


 

Biceps Femoris - Long Head

Origin Long head from common tendon with semitendinosus from superior medial quadrant of the posterior portion of the ischial tuberosity; short head from lateral lip of linea aspera, lateral supracondylar ridge of femur, and lateral intermuscular septum of thigh
Insertion Primarily on fibular head; also on lateral collateral ligament and lateral tibial condyle
Action Flexes the knee, and also rotates the tibia laterally; long head also extends the hip joint
Innervation Long head by tibial nerve; short head by common peroneal nerve
Arterial
Supply
Perforating branches of profunda femoris artery, inferior gluteal artery, and the superior muscular branches of popliteal artery
Biceps Femoris - Long Head

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