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The popliteus is stretched with flexion and lateral (external) rotation of the leg/tibia at the knee joint.
The popliteus is stretched with flexion and lateral (external) rotation of the leg/tibia at the knee joint. It is important to stabilize the thigh at the hip joint.
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