Hip joint muscles

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Biceps femorisextends the thigh, goes from ischial tuberosity and linea aspera to the head of fibula, and is innervated by the sciatic nerve of L5-S3
Gluteus mediusabducts the thigh, goes from ilium to greater trochanter fo femur, and is innervated by superior gluteal nerve of L4, L5, and S1
Adductor longusadducts the thigh, from body of pubis to linea aspera by obturator nerve of L2-L4
Gluteus maximuslateral thigh rotation from ilium, sacrum and coccyx to iliotibial tract of fascia lata and gluteal tuberosity of femur, by inferior gluteal nerve of L4, S1 and S2.
Semi-tendinosusmedial thigh rotation, from iscial tuberosity to medial surface of proximal tibia by sciatic nerve of L5-S2