The quadriceps femoris (/ˈkwɒdrᵻsɛps ˈfɛmərᵻs/) (Latin for "four-headed
muscle of the femur"), also called simply the quadriceps, quadriceps extens...
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Quadriceps femoris muscle, large fleshy muscle group covering the front and
sides of the thigh. It has four parts: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis
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, ...
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 ...
Tendons are strong cords of fibrous tissue that attach muscles to bones. The
quadriceps tendon works with the muscles in the front of your thigh to straighten ...
A thigh strain or quadriceps strain is a tear in one of the quadriceps muscles at
the front of the thigh. It can range from a mild discomfort to a full blown tear of ...
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.
Quadriceps: Although the term "quadriceps" technically may refer to any four-
headed muscle, it usually refers to and is synonymous with the quadriceps