Muscles of the knee joint

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What is/are the origin/origins of the Rectus femoris?
Anterior inferior iliac spine and posterior groove above acetabulum
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Vastus intermedius?
Upper 2/3 of anterior surface of femur
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Vastus lateralis?
Intertrochanteric line, anterior & inferior borders of greater trochanter, upper half of linea aspera and entire lateral intermuscular septum
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Vastus medialis?
Whole length of linea aspera and medial condyloid ridge
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Semitendinosus?
Ischial tuberosity
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Semimembranosus?
Ischial tuberosity
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What is/are the origin/origins of the Biceps Femoris?
Ischial tuberosity
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What is/are the insertion/insertions of the Rectus Femoris?
Superior aspect of patella and patellar tendon to tibial tuberosity
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What is/are the insertion/insertions of the Vastus intermedius?
Upper border of patella and parellar tendon to tibial tuberosity
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What is/are the insertion/insertions of the Vastus lateralis?
Lateral border of patella and patellar tendon to tibial tuberosity
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What is/are the insertion/insertions of the Vastus medialis?
medial half of upper border of patella and patellar tendon to tibial tuberosity
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What movements are caused by the rectus femoris?
Flexion of hip, Extension of knee, Anterior pelvic rotation
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What movements are caused by the vastus intermedius?
Extension of knee
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What movements are caused by the vastus lateralis?
Extension of knee
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What movements are caused by the vastus medialis?
Extension of knee
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What is the insertion of the semitendinosus?
Tibia
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What is the insertion of the semimembranosus?
Tibia
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What is the insertion of the biceps femoris?
Tibia
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What movements are caused by the long head of the biceps femoris?
External rotation, Hip extension, Posterior pelvic rotation, knee flexion, external rotation of knee
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What movements are caused by both heads of the biceps femoris?
Knee flexion, External rotation of knee
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What movements are caused by the semitendinosus?
Flexion of knee, Extension of hip, Internal rotation of hip, internal rotation of knee, posterior pelvic rotation
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What movements are caused by the semimembranosus?
Flexion of knee, Extension of hip, Internal rotation of hip, internal rotation of knee, posterior pelvic rotation
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What is the origin of the popliteus?
Posterior surface of lateral condyle of femur
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What is the inserstion of the popliteus?
Upper posterior medial surface of tibia
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What movements are caused by the popliteus?
Flexion, Internal Rotation
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What is the primary thing that is needed to be known in order to determine whether a muscle causes movement at a joint?
Whether it crosses that joint or not
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Upper 2/3 of anterior surface of femur

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