Hip Muscles: Anatomy, Support & Movement


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What is the most common origin for muscles that move the thigh?

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1. Which of the following muscles are NOT responsible for adduction of the thigh at the hip?

2. Which of the following hip muscles would be involved in performing a sit-up?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure you have a strong grasp of the medical terminology related to hip and thigh muscles if you hope to pass this quiz. You'll also be asked about the functions of the various muscles of this region.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Challenge yourself with questions on the following:

  • Most common origin for muscles that move the thigh
  • Muscle(s) responsible for adduction of the thigh at the hip
  • Muscles used when doing sit-ups
  • Which muscle is strained when a groin is pulled
  • Deepest muscle of the gluts

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as adduction and groin
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hip muscle anatomy
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different muscles moving areas of the thigh

Additional Learning

Continue your anatomy studies by reviewing the associated lesson, which is called Hip Muscles: Anatomy, Support & Movement. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Know the four groupings of muscles and the primary components of each in moving the thigh
  • Understand how adduction can be demonstrated in the body's movement
  • Recognize where these muscles insert