Right click on the image for a downloadable file of this muscle.
Use of this artwork requires proper credit to be given (Permission: Dr. Joe Muscolino. www.learnmuscles.com)
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.
END OF YEAR MEGA DEAL!! Get our Anatomy Master Classes Bundle at more than 50% off!! (new subscribers only)
Privacy & Cookies Policy
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. These cookies do not store any personal information.
Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website.