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In anatomy, internal rotation (also known as medial rotation or intorsion) is rotation towards the center of the body.

The muscles of internal rotation include:

  • of arm/humerus at shoulder[1]
    • Deltoid muscle
    • Subscapularis
    • Teres major
    • Latissimus dorsi
    • Pectoralis major
    • Biceps Brachii
  • of thigh/femur at hip[2]
    • Tensor fasciae latae
    • Gluteus medius
  • of leg at knee[3]
    • Popliteus
    • Semimembranosus
    • Semitendinosus

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