Name the Movement of Hip Joint

Name the Movement of Hip Joint

The hip joint, scientifically referred to as the acetabulofemoral joint (art. coxae), is the joint between the femur and acetabulum of the pelvis and its primary function is to support the weight of the body in both static (e.g. standing) and dynamic (e.g. walking or running) postures.

The movements that can be carried out at the hip joint are listed below, along with the principle muscles responsible for each action: 
Flexion – iliopsoas, rectus femoris, sartorius, pectineus. 
Extension – gluteus maximus; semimembranosus, semitendinosus and biceps femoris (the hamstrings)

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