To restore access and understand how to better interact with our site to avoid this in the future, please have your system administrator contact [email protected] bones of the leg and foot form part of the appendicular skeleton that supports the many muscles of the lower limbs.
To restore access and understand how to better interact with our site to avoid this in the future, please have your system administrator contact [email protected]The bones of the leg and foot form part of the appendicular skeleton that supports the many muscles of the lower limbs.If somebody is abducted by aliens, they are taken away from Earth, right?
All these actions involve the function of many muscles. On top of the pelvic bones are muscles that move the hips, or pelvis.
Learn about the muscles above the knee in this lesson covering muscles of the hip, thigh, and leg. Or, who likes dancing, playing football, or maybe soccer? These movements consist mostly of rotation of the hips, side-to-side movement, or back-and-forth movements and are often paired with movements of the thigh or upper part of the leg.
Remember, abduction is the movement of a part of the body away from the center of the body, while adduction is movement toward the center of the body.
I know these terms are easy to confuse, but if you think about it, what does the word 'abduct' mean?
Some, like the gluteus maximus, have multiple origin points and also originate from the sacrum and coccyx, these bones here.