A little bit of information about the Hamstring muscle
By Molly Ardren
The Hamstring is located in the posterior side of the body
What muscles make up the Hamstring?
- Biceps Femoris
The insertion is the head of the Fibula
The insertion is the Tibia
The insertion is also the Tibia
- The joint that crosses the hamstring is the knee and the hip (shown in the picture above).
- At this joint, the actions that are produced is both flexion and the knee and also extension at the hip. (shown in the pictures below).
- The joint action allows simple everyday movements such as e.g walking to work.