rectus femoris


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rectus femoris

a fusiform muscle of the anterior thigh, one of the four parts of the quadriceps femoris. With the quadriceps group it functions to extend the lower leg. Compare vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis. See also quadriceps femoris.
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Independent crank cycling with increasing load causes a more constant contraction of the biarticular muscles, rectus femoris and biceps femoris, compared to normal crank cycling.
There were significant increases in T2 signal intensity post-intervention for the gluteus maximus, and throughout the muscle portion (proximal, medial, and distal) of the vastus lateralis and rectus femoris muscles.
Another compensation mechanism is the alteration in movement patterns, for example, stooping less and squatting more during a lift, which would increase the rectus femoris activation.
Table 1 Approaches and Associated Internervous and Intermuscular Planes Approach Internervous Intra-and Intermuscular Medial Parapatellar None Vastus medialis obliquus Rectus femoris Midvastus None Vastus medialis obliquus (intramuscular plane) Subvastus None None Lateral ITB (superior gluteal None nerve) Biceps femoris (sciatic nerve) Medial None Gastrocnemius (medial head) Semimembranosus Posterior None Gastrocnemius (medial and lateral heads) ITB, Iliotibial band.
This more than may be due to an avulsion females injury to the AIIS due to excessive muscular activity of the rectus femoris during repetitive knee flexion and hip extension.
Electrodes were attached to the muscle belly of the quadriceps (a), and rectus femoris simulation (b) was performed.
Aizawa[8] reported that the medial cutaneous nerve branches and vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis, and rectus femoris nerves were arranged medially to laterally, respectively.
KT was applied to vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, and rectus femoris muscles in the KT group.
1) The rectus femoris muscle is the most commonly injured muscle within the quadriceps muscle group because it extends between two joints (hip and knee) and is most vulnerable during kicking games such as soccer.
The activation characteristic of Rectus femoris [Rec femoris] muscle is 35, 36 and 39 and in right leg is 38, 12 and 8 in amplitude for all three cases respectively.
The rectus femoris originates at the front of the ilium, which is part of the pelvis.

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