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The Lower Limb www.anatsoc.org.uk Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: 290469 and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: 01848115.

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1 The Lower Limb Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A

2 The Lower Limb Consists of; the gluteal region (buttocks) the thigh the leg, and the foot. Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A

3 Functions of the Lower Limb Support the body weight The ligaments at the hip and knee joints facilitate locking of these joints therefore reducing the amount of muscular energy required to maintain a standing position. Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A Locomotion To move the body through space. This involves integration of movements at all joints of the lower limb to place the foot on the ground and move the body over it.

4 Bones Hip bone Thigh bone Leg bones Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A - pelvis pelvis - femur femur - tibia tibia - fibula fibula

5 Joints Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A Hip joint Knee joint Ankle joint

6 Muscles Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A

7 The Foot Bones Anatomical Society is a registered Charity No: and Limited Company Registered in England and Wales No: | Registered office: Fairfax House, 15 Fulwood Place, London WC1V 6A Calcaneus 6 tarsal bones 5 metatarsal bones 14 phalanges Calcaneus Talus Navicular Cuboid Cuneiforms Metatarsals Phalanges Talus Navicular Cuboid Medial, intermediate and lateral cuneiforms


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