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internal rotation

Medial rotation The act of turning about an axis passing through the center of the leg, which occurs with closed chain pronation; the talus acts as an extension of the leg in the frontal and transverse planes. Cf External rotation.
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in·ter·nal ro·ta·tion

(in-tĕr'năl rō-tā'shŭn)
Movement of a joint, around its long axis, toward the midline of the body.
Synonym(s): medial rotation.
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These hobbling methods were considered unsuccessful because they caused inward rotation of up to 170[degrees] in the tarsometatarsal joints of the birds.
Excessive inward rotation of the hip during stance phase is especially problematic because it often results in chronic retropatellar pain.
The bottom fine is that excluding a few obvious examples, such as excessive inward rotation of the knee and/or excessive frontal plane motion at the pelvis, the runner is almost always the best judge at choosing the running form that is right for them.
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"When that happens, there is usually more inward rotation on the left," he said.