Everyday Health explains that the gluteal muscles, abductor muscles, iliopsoas muscle and rector femoris muscle attach to the hip bones. These muscles provide range of motion in the hip, keep the body upright and assist ... More »

Most muscles are attached to bones by connecting tendons. Tendons are thick, tough cords of tissue that firmly attach to both the muscle and the bone, connecting the two. A few muscles attach directly to the bone without... More »

Bones, muscles and joints play an important role in the human body. They, along with tendons, ligaments and cartilage, form the musculoskeletal system and enable us to perform physical activity. The musculoskeletal syste... More »

The muscles of the human foot are the abductor digiti minimi, the extensor digitorum brevis, the extensor digitorum longus, flexor digiti minimi brevis, the flexor digitorum longus, the interossei-dorsal, the interossei-... More »

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According to Dictionary.com, "glutes" is a slang abbreviation that refers collectively to the gluteal muscles, especially the gluteus maximus. These muscles make up the buttocks. This abbreviation is most commonly used i... More »

The two most important muscles that produce abduction at the hip joint are the gluteus medius and the gluteus minimus. Another abductor of the hip joint is the tensor fascia lata. More »

www.reference.com Science Human Anatomy Muscles

Most muscles are attached to bones by connecting tendons. Tendons are thick, tough cords of tissue that firmly attach to both the muscle and the bone, connecting the two. A few muscles attach directly to the bone without... More »