Human Anatomy: Muscle Groups

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Muscle Function & Other Pertinent Medical Information
ORIGIN: Outer surface of anterior iliac crest between tubercle of the iliac crest and anterior superior iliac spine
INSERTION: Iliotibial tract (anterior surface of lateral condyle of tibia)
ACTION: Maintains knee extended (assists gluteus maximus) and abducts hip
NERVE: Superior gluteal nerve (L4, 5, S1)

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