Popliteus

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Other Names

  • Knee flexor

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  • Popliteus

Movement

Knee

Attachments

Origin

  • Femur
    • Lateral Condyloid (Posterior)

Insertion

  • Tibia
    • Upper posterior medial

Related Muscles

Comments

Assists Hamstring in knee flexion. Also assists medial hamstring in internal rotation of lower leg at knee.

 Popliteus

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