upper leg

7 muscles you need to know

3 different muscles (hamstring)

hamstring muscles

- bicep femoris

- semitendosus

- semimembranosus

ORIGIN

The origin of the hamstring muscles is the ischium.

INSERTION

bicep femoris - head of fibula joints crossed


semitendosus - tibia


semimembranosus - tibia

JOINT ACTIONS

All the muscles allow the same action at the knee and hip joint. them being ;


- knee flexion


- hip flexion

Hamstring muscles - 3D anatomy tutorial