Twin calf muscle

The twin calf muscle or also calf twin muscle called, shows an approximately 25 cm long, 10 cm wide and 2 cm thick structure. It is particularly stressed during running and jumping movements. In the calf musculature there are mainly FT-fibers, which are responsible for fast and powerful movements. The length of the heel bone, … Read more

Anterior shin muscle

Latin: Musculus tibialis anteriorThe anterior tibial muscle owes its name to its location at the front of the lower leg. It acts as an antagonist of the twin calf muscle and the posterior tibial muscle and causes pure dorsiflexion (bringing the toes closer to the knee). Approach, Origin, Innervation Approach: Medial and plantar surface of … Read more