Gluteus Maximus

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Other Names

  • Butt
  • Hips (Rear)
  • Glutes

Heads

  1. Upper Fibers (Most Fibers)
  2. Lower Fibers

Also see

Movement

Hip

Attachments

Origin

  • Ilium [1, 2]
    • Crest (Posterior)
  • Sacrum (Posterior) [1, 2]
  • Fascia of the Lumbar Area [1, 2]

Insertion

  • Femur
    • Gluteal Line [2]
  • Tibia
    • Lateral Condyle
      • Iliotibial Tract (Lateral Thigh) [1]

Comments

See gluteus maximus inflexibility and iliotibial tract tightness.

 Gluteus Maximus

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