Ab-ductors –

See Exercises 

 Ab-duction refers to a motion in kinesiology that pulls a limb away from the midline of the body . For this section we will focus only on the Ab-ductors of the hip. To remember it, think of an “alien abduction.”

{Hip "Ab"-ductors Gluteus-Maximus-Medius and Minimus cut away}

{Hip “Ab”-ductors Gluteus-Maximus-Medius and Minimus also included is the Piriformis}

{Gluteus Maximus p144}

{Gluteus Maximus p144}

{Gluteus-Maximus}

{Gluteus-Maximus}

{Gluteus Maximus}

{Gluteus Maximus}

{Gluteus Medius p145}

{Gluteus Medius p145}

{Gluteus-Medius}

{Gluteus-Medius}

{Tensor Facia Lata aka IT Band (iliotibial Band)}

{Tensor Facia Lata aka IT Band (iliotibial Band)}

{Gluteus Minimus p146}

{Gluteus Minimus p146}

{Gluteus-Minimus}

{Gluteus-Minimus}

 

Ad-ductors

  •  Pectineus

  • Gracilis

  • Adductor Longus- Magnus and Brevis

{Ad-ductor-muscles Pectineus,Gracilis,Adductor Longus- Magnus and Brevis}

{Ad-ductor-muscles Pectineus,Gracilis,Adductor Longus- Magnus and Brevis}

{Adductors p148}

{Adductors p148}

{ Adductor Magnus}

{ Adductor Magnus}

{Adductor Brevis}

{Adductor Brevis}

{Adductor Longus}

{Adductor Longus}

{Adductors Con't p149}

{Adductors Con’t p149}

{Gracilis attaches to the ischial tuberosity and attaches below to medial condyle of the femur}

{Gracilis attaches to the ischial tuberosity and attaches below to medial condyle of the femur}

{Pectineus}

{Pectineus}

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