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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Strong evidence was found for a decrease in hip external rotation, abduction, and extension strength, moderate evidence for a decrease in flexion and internal rotation strength, but no evidence for a decrease in hip adduction strength compared with healthy controls.
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There was, however, a deficit in force of 27% in internal rotation and 24% in extension.
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Internal rotation strength is tested while elbow is at 90[degrees] flexion, 0[degrees] abduction, at the direction from wrist forming internal rotation (Figure 2-A2).
The most useful "live" fluoroscopic view according to the majority of survey participants is the obturator oblique while testing the hip in flexion, adduction, and internal rotation with axial load applied to the femur.
Internal rotation of the tibia relative to the femur was denoted as positive and external rotation was negative.
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