Semitendinosus: Origin, Insertion, Action & Nerve Supply
The semitendinosus is a largely tendinous muscle in the thigh. The semitendinosus muscle lies medially to the biceps femoris and covers the majority of the semimembranosus.
Function of the Semitendinosus
Flexion of the knee joint. Extension of the thigh at the hip joint. Medially rotates the thigh at hip joint, and the leg at the knee joint.
Nerve Supply of the Semitendinosus
Tibial part of the sciatic nerve.