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: The upper inner quadrant of posterior surface of tuberosity of the ischium
The upper medial shaft of the tibia below gracllis. Inserts medially and effects medial leg rotation.
: Extends thigh at hip. Flexes leg at the knee and medially rotates the leg if the knees are flexed. (Two joint muscle - hip and knee).
-Some exercises to strengthen the semitendinosus include:
Seated Leg Curl
Lying Leg Curl
Barbell Stiff Leg Deadlift
-Stretching, icing, and rest helps in the rehabilitation of the Semitendinosus. Some stretches include:
Sitting hamstring strecth
Standing hamstring stretch
-The semitendinosus along with the other two hamstring muscles provide a braking system that keeps your body from falling forward when standing upright.
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