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Muscles moving the femur

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kinucobo's version from 2016-10-31 06:37

Section

MuscleOriginInsertionActions
IliacusIliac fossaLesser trochanterFlexes and rotates thigh laterally
Psoas majorT12-L5Lesser trochanterFlexes thigh
Gluteus maximusIliac crest, sacrum, coccyxGluteal tuberosity and fascia lataExtends thigh, abducts and rotates thigh laterally
Gluteus mediusIliumGreater trochanterAbducts and medially rotates thigh
Gluteus minimisIliumGreater trochanterAbducts and medially rotates thigh
PiriformisSacrum and iliumGreater trochanterLaterally rotates and abducts thigh
Tensor fasciae lataAnterior superior iliac spineLateral condyle of tibiaFlexes, abducts, medially rotates thigh
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