Semitendinosus Muscle & Pulled Hamstring MusclesThe semitendinosus is one of three groups of hamstring muscles and tendons. It is one of three posterior femoral hamstring muscles in the thigh and can cause severe pain if pulled or torn.
Semitendinosus MuscleThe semitendinosus is a very long muscle which is located in the posterior and medial of the thigh and connects the ischium to the proximial of the tibia. The semitendinosus muscle is often noted for its remarkable length and its long tendon. It enables flexing and bending of the leg, extending of the thigh, and medial rotation after flexing takes place.