Journal of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

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Mini Review - Journal of Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine (2022) Volume 6, Issue 4

Muscular actions: A core review on kinesiology of hip muscles.

The hip joint functions as the body's main point of rotation. This substantial ball-and-socket joint enables simultaneous, triplanar movements of the trunk, pelvis, and femur in relation to each other. Strong and targeted activation of the surrounding musculature of the hips is often required while lifting the foot off the ground, reaching towards the floor, or quickly twisting the trunk and pelvis while supporting the body over one limb.

Author(s): Amir Letafkar

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