372
UNIT 2
Covering, Support, and Movement of the Body
10
MUSCLE GALLERY
Table 10.15
Muscles of the Leg: Movements of the Ankle and Toes
(Figures 10.22 to 10.24)
(continued)
Fibularis
longus
Ι
O
Tendon of
fibularis longus
O = origin
(b)
Fibularis
brevis
O
Ι
(c)
Patella
Head of fibula
Gastrocnemius
Soleus
Fibularis
longus
Extensor
digitorum
longus
Tibialis
anterior
Extensor hallucis
longus
Fibularis tertius
Fibularis
brevis
Flexor
hallucis
longus
Fibular
retinaculum
Lateral
malleolus
Superior and inferior
extensor retinacula
Extensor digitorum
brevis
Metatarsal V
Extensor hallucis
brevis
(a)
Ι
= insertion
Figure 10.23
Muscles of the lateral
compartment of the right leg.
(a)
Superficial view of lateral aspect of
the leg, illustrating positions of lateral
compartment muscles (fibularis longus and
brevis) relative to anterior and posterior leg
muscles.
(b)
Isolated view of fibularis longus;
inset illustrates the insertion of the fibularis
longus on the plantar surface of the foot.
(c)
Isolated view of fibularis brevis. (For a
related image, see
A Brief Atlas of the
Human Body
, Figure 42.)
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