hip flexors

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Quadriceps, hip flexors, hamstrings

Major muscles in the thigh area which affect knee mechanics.
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Sheehan (above) has failed to recover from a hip flexor strain early in the victory over Galway but he is named on the bench.
TIP: Keep the leg up without gripping at the hip flexor by engaging your abdominals.
But defender Good limped off in the second half and following scans at the weekend it has now been confirmed he has suffered a hip flexor strain.
Benteke is just a goal behind, with five for Villa, despite missing a month with a hip flexor problem.
McClean's absence was confirmed when the Football Association of Ireland revealed that a scan on Wearside had revealed a hip flexor strain which will prevent the Sunderland winger from playing against the Germans and could yet keep him out of next Tuesday's trip to the Faroe Islands.
The hip flexor muscles, found at the front of the hip, become overactive and tight if an individual spends all day sitting," the Daily Mail quoted Chris Jones, professional head of physiology at Nuffield Health, as saying.
This can be accomplished by stretching tight hip flexor and lumbar spinal extensor musculature (Figure 6).
Murray was leading 6-1 6-1 1-0 when Kukushkin pulled out with a left hip flexor problem.
The results demonstrated that hip flexor strength in the alternate againstgravity position was the only muscle significantly associated with the distance walked (fi = 24.
Full-back Andrew Taylor is a doubt with a hip flexor problem, central defender Robert Huth has an ankle injury, while Gary O'Neil is ill and will be assessed after training.
Caron Butler has missed four consecutive games with a strained hip flexor and is listed as day to day.