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1

Abductors of the hip

- gluteus medius
- gluteus minimus

2

Knee extensors

- quadriceps = vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, rectus femoris, vastus medialis

3

Knee flexors

- hamstrings = semimembranosus, semitendinosus, biceps femoris

4

Knee adductors

- gracilitus, adductor longus, pectineus

5

Hip rotators

- piriformis, gemellus superior, obturator internus, gemellus inferior, quadratus femoris

6

Ankle plantarflexors

- lateral gastrocnemius, medial gastrocnemius, soleus

7

Pelvic movements

- yaw = rotation around vertical axis
- roll = side to side hip drop
- pitch = anterior/posterior tilt