In this article we will discuss about Hamstring Muscles. So let’s get started.
It is Composed of Three Individual Muscle viz. Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Biceps Femoris
Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Long Head Of Biceps Femoris originates from Ischial Tuberosity, while short head of Biceps Femoris originates from Linea Aspera and Lateral Supracondylar line of femur.
Semitendinosus inserts in medial surface of tibia, Semimembranosus inserts in medial condyle of tibia while biceps femoris forms a common tendon and inserts in lateral side of head if fibula.
Artery and Nerve Supply
Inferior Gluteal Artery and Profunda femoris artery
Flexion of Knee
Extension of Hip