Biceps Femoris: The biceps femoris muscle has two heads – a long head and a short head.
Biceps Femoris is the most lateral of the muscles in the posterior thigh – the common tendon can be felt laterally at the posterior knee.
Attachments of the Biceps Femoris
Origin-The long head originates from the ischial tuberosity of the pelvis. The short head originates from the linea aspera on posterior surface of the femur.
Insertion- the heads from a tendon, which inserts into the head of the fibula.
Nerve Supply of the Biceps Femoris
Long head innervated by tibial part of the sciatic nerve, and the short head is innervated by common fibular part of the sciatic nerve.