Human Anatomy & Physiology (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321743261
ISBN 13: 978-0-32174-326-8

Chapter 10 - The Muscular System - Review Questions - Page 383: 11


(b) iliopsoas

Work Step by Step

According to the diagram on page 380, the iliopsoas are the prime movers for flexion at the hip. The rectus femoris and vastus muscles are more involved in extending the knee, while the gluteus maximus extends the hip.
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