17. Functional Anatomy by Joint Action and Exercise: Lower Body

by Brent Brookbush DPT, PT, MS, PES, CES, CSCS, ACSM H/FS

Functional Anatomy of the Hip
Hip Extension

Hip Flexion

Hip Abduction

Hip Adduction

Hip External Rotation

Hip Internal Rotation

Functional Anatomy of the Knee
Knee Flexion

Knee Extension

Functional Anatomy of the Ankle
Plantar Flexion

Dorsi Flexion



Exercise: Squat
Plane: Sagittal
Joints (Moving):Joint Action:Muscles
HipExtensionGluteus Maximus, Biceps Femoris, Semitendinosus, Semimembranosus, Post. Fibers of Adductor Magnus
KneeExtensionRectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis, Vastus Intermedius
AnklePlantar Flexion