Biceps Femoris

Nov 23, 2021 | Muscle


Long head—ischial tuberosity, sacrotuberous ligament Short head—linea aspera, lateral supracondylar ridge, lateral intermuscular septum


Lateral side of head of fibula and lateral condyle of tibia


Flexes leg, long head also extends thigh


Long head—tibial part of sciatic nerve (S1–S3) Short head—common peroneal part of sciatic nerve (L5, S1, S2)


During walking or running, the Hamstrings – Group description are used to slow down the leg at the end of its swing and prevent the trunk from flexing at the hip. They are susceptible to being strained by resisting the momentum of these body parts.

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