Muscular Function and Anatomy of the Lower Leg and Foot


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The muscle responsible for unlocking the knee during motion is?

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1. Most of the muscles that flex and extend the foot have their origin on the?

2. If you pull the toes of your foot toward your nose you are performing which movement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Make sure you know the names of the different muscles in the lower leg and foot if you hope to pass this short quiz. You'll also need a solid understanding of what these muscles allow the body to do.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Measure your understanding of the following:

  • Which muscle allows you to unlock your knee
  • Where the muscles that help you flex and extend your feet originate
  • The type of movement illustrated by pulling your toes toward your nose
  • Function of the gastrocnemius
  • Another name for the Achilles tendon

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on lower leg and foot function
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as tendon and gastrocnemius
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the types of movement

Additional Learning

Continue our studies with the lesson called Muscular Function and Anatomy of the Lower Leg and Foot. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the muscles of the foot and the way the muscles move the foot and toes
  • Examine the terms for bending and straightening joints
  • Understand what structural muscles do