Tensor Fasciae Latae

The tensor fasciae latae is a muscle of the thigh, it acts on the iliotibial band and is continuous with the iliotibial tract, which attaches to the tibia. The muscle assists in keeping the balance of the pelvis while standing, walking, or running.

Tensor Fasciae Latae

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This muscle is responsible or assists with the following joint movement(s):

Exercises that involve this muscle:

Action: Hip Abduction
Action: Hip Medial Rotation
Action: Knee Lateral Rotation
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