Biceps Femoris

Some articles on biceps femoris, biceps:

Biceps Femoris Muscle - Anatomy - Action
... Both heads of the biceps femoris perform knee flexion ... The long head of the biceps femoris is a weaker knee flexor when the hip is extended (because of active insufficiency) ... When the knee is semi-flexed, the biceps femoris in consequence of its oblique direction rotates the leg slightly outward ...
Human Leg - Anatomy - Neurovascular System - Nerves
... thigh if first gives off branches to the short head of the biceps femoris and then divides into the tibial (L4-S3) and common fibular nerves (L4-S2) ... nerve continues down on the medial side of biceps femoris, winds around the fibular neck and enters the front of the lower leg ... adductor magnus, and the long head of the biceps femoris ...
Posterior Compartment Of Thigh
... It consists of the following muscles biceps femoris semitendinosus semimembranosus The muscles here (except for the short head of the biceps femoris) are the hamstrings ... The short head of the biceps femoris is innervated by the fibular nerve ... can be felt as prominent cords on both sides of the fossa—the biceps tendon on the lateral side and the semimembranosus and semitendinosus tendons on the medial side ...
Biceps Femoris Tendon Avulsion
... The biceps femoris is commonly injured in sports that require explosive bending of the knee as seen in sprinting ... Avulsion of the biceps femoris tendon, is the complete pulling away of the tendon from the bone ... Injuries to biceps femoris are more common than to other hamstring muscles ...
Common Fibular Nerve
... fossa to the head of the fibula, close to the medial margin of the biceps femoris muscle ... It lies between the tendon of the biceps femoris and lateral head of the gastrocnemius muscle, winds around the neck of the fibula, between the peronæus longus and the bone, and ... It innervates the peroneus longus, peroneus brevis, and the short head of the biceps femoris muscles ...