Summary of Anterior compartment of the leg
Extensor digitorum longus muscle
The extensor digitorum longus is a pennate muscle, situated at the lateral part of the front of the leg.
Tibialis anterior muscle
In human anatomy, the tibialis anterior is a muscle that originates in the upper two-thirds of the lateral (outside) surface of the tibia and inserts into the medial cuneiform and first metatarsal bones of the foot. It acts to dorsiflex and invert the foot. This muscle is mostly located near the shin.
The peroneus tertius (also known as fibularis tertius) is a muscle of the human body located in the lower limb.
Extensor hallucis longus muscle
The Extensor hallucis longus is a thin muscle, situated between the Tibialis anterior and the Extensor digitorum longus that functions to extend the big toe, dorsiflex the foot, and assists with foot eversion and inversion.
Flashcards on Anterior compartment of the leg
Anterior compartment of the leg