quadriceps femoris (muscle)

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qua·dri·ceps fem·'o·ris (mus·cle)

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anterior thigh muscles; origin, by four heads: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, and vastus medialis; insertion, patella, and thence by patellar ligament to tibial tuberosity; action, extends leg; flexes thigh by action of rectus femoris; nerve supply, femoral.
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Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine if a low temperature computer controlled continuous knee cooling protocol (10[degrees]C) for one hour and a moderate temperature computer controlled continuous knee cooling protocol (18[degrees]C) for one hour affected neuromuscular activity of the musculus quadriceps vastus medialis and functional performance tests..
Generally, in mammals, the Musculus quadriceps femoris consists of the M.
2 Medial view of the left knee joint showing the Musculus quadriceps femoris tendon: A) Rhinolophus ferrumequinum (OUS-LCA 291), B) Rousettus leschenaultii (OUS-LCA 367).

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