Peroneus longus

Diagram of anterior muscles. Diagram of posterior muscles.

The peroneus longus muscles are located in each of the lower-legs of the human body.

The two peroneus longus muscles, one of which is located in each leg, are the longest muscles attached to the fibula bones (of the lower-leg).

Origin, Insertion and Actions of the Peroneus Longus muscles:

Point of Origin:
Points of Insertion:

The peroneus longus muscle of the leg on the ground is used when balancing one's weight on one foot.

The peroneus longus muscles are labelled on our diagrams of human anterior muscles and human posterior muscles.

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