The Quadriceps Femoris
The Quadriceps femoris (Quadriceps extensor) includes the four remaining muscles on the front of the thigh. It is the great extensor muscle of the leg, forming a large fleshy mass which covers the front and sides of the femur. It is subdivided...
The quadriceps femoris (/ˈkwɒdrɨsɛps ˈfɛmərɨs/) (Latin for "four-headed
muscle of the femur"), also called simply the quadriceps, quadriceps extensor...
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The quadriceps femoris is a group of muscles located in the front of the thigh. The
Latin translation of "quadriceps" is "four headed," as the group contains four ...
Four muscles are in this group -- the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus medialis, and vastus lateralis. Hold for 10 seconds and release. While lying on your back, bend your knee as you slowly slide the heel of one leg up toward your buttock. More »
May 13, 2014 ... Several types of quadriceps injuries can occur, the most common being the
quadriceps contusion, which is painful and disabling. The usual ...
Other Names. Thigh (Front); Quads. Heads. Rectus Femoris; Vastus Lateralis (
Externus); Vastus Intermedius; Vastus Medialis (Internus). Movement. Knee.
Anatomy of the Quadriceps Muscles. The Quadriceps are a group of four muscles
that sit on the anterior or front aspect of the thigh. They are the Vastus Medialis, ...
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Quadriceps definition, a large muscle in front of the thigh, the action of which
extends the leg or bends the hip joint. See more.