Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Lateral supracondylar ridge of femur above lateral head of gastrocnemius
INSERTION: Tendo calcaneus (medial side, deep to gastrocnemius tendon)
ACTION: Plantar flexes foot and flexes knee
NERVE: Tibial nerve (S1, 2)

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