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Synonyms for femoris

the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton

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For the rectus femoris muscle, the tape was applied from 10 cm below the anterior superior iliac spine to the superior edge of the patella (without tension).
The pH of biceps femoris muscle was measured in triplicates following the procedure of Bendall (1973) using a portable pH meter (Sentron Argus-X, Roden, Netherland).
Results from another study showed 28 of 42 patients with hip pain of varying etiologies responded to surgical neurectomy of the obturator and quadratus femoris components, where failures were attributed to an extrapelvic surgical approach and variability in joint innervation.
2011) Electromyography activity and rate of muscle fatigue of the quadriceps femoris during cycling exercise in the severe domain.
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 common peroneal nerve (CPN) continues along the medial margin of the biceps femoris, towards the posterior fibular head.
The rectus femoris originates at the front of the ilium, which is part of the pelvis.
Examined muscles of upper and lower extremity Proximal muscles Distal muscles Deltoid- medial head Brachioradialis Biceps brachii Flexor carpi radialis Triceps Extansor digitorum communis Iliopsoas Flexor carpi ulnaris Tensor facia lata First dorsal interossous Rectus femoris Tibialis anterior Vastus lateralis Peroneus longus Vastus medialis Gastrocnemius medial head Table 2.
Specifically, muscle activation patterns were assessed bilaterally for the rectus femoris, biceps femoris, tibialis anterior, and lateral head of the gastrocnemius.
Probably the proximal center of tibia shows the preformed joint of sesamoid to tibia and in addition is a tool to reinforce the joint of quadriceps femoris muscle, too.
Bipolar Ag-AgCl surface electrodes were used for electromyography (EMG) recordings (silver bar electrodes, diameter 10 mm, centre-to-centre distance 20 mm) of the long head of the vastus lateralis and biceps femoris (Data-Log type no.
From an anatomical point of view, HVLIA should be particularly useful for THA because the articular and cutaneous sensory supply of the hip region is complex and may extend from T12 (subcostal nerve) to S1 (proximal sciatic branches including the nerve to quadratus femoris and superior gluteal nerve).
The results show that one of the extension muscles of the knee, rectus femoris muscle, belonging to the quadriceps muscle group, has different contraction, contraction maintenance and recovery times according to the specific position of the player on the pitch.