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Popliteus
Group
Pelvic
Whole Sale Section
Round
Origin
A small depression on the lateral epicondyle of the femur, close to the articular surface and under the lateral ligament.
Insertion
A triangular area on the posterior surface of the tibia, proximal and medial to the popliteal line: also the proximal half of the medial border and a narrow adjacent part of the medial surface of the tibia.
Action
Flexes the femoro-tibial joint and to rotate the leg inward.
Innervation
Tibial nerve
Blood Supply
Popliteal and caudal tibial arteries.
Retail Cuts
Beef Round Shank Cut