Gluteus Maximus


Summary

Location:In the buttocks, specifically the upper and outer part of the posterior hip.

Information

Group:Hip and Pelvis
Subgroup:Glutes
Side(s) of body:Back
Function/Action:Hip Extensor, Hip Lateral Rotator, Hip Stabiliser

Details

Joint:Hip
Bone:Femur
Origin:Posterior ilium, sacrum, and coccyx.
Insertion:Gluteal tuberosity of femur and iliotibial tract.