quadriceps femoris


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Synonyms for quadriceps femoris

a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg

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A number of studies have shown that squatting and its variations exhibits lower hamstring demands compared to measurements made on the quadriceps femoris (Escamilla et al., 2001; McCaw et al., 1999; Marchetti et al., 2018).
The solutions were given in 9-[micro]L aliquots with a Hamilton 1700 series gas-tight 25 [micro]L syringe with a 27 gauge/0.5 inch needle by intramuscular (i.m.) injection into the middle of the left hind limb quadriceps femoris. Rats were anesthetized and maintained with isoflurane inhalation to prevent trauma to the muscle during the injection.
In these cases, atrophy of the quadriceps femoris muscle may be noted (WAGGONER et al., 1999).
Since patella is located in the quadriceps femoris muscle, the contractions of this muscle tend to decrease and restore Q angle.
Neurologic examination on admission revealed muscle weakness, with a manual muscle test (MMT) score of 4/4 in the iliopsoas muscle, the quadriceps femoris, and the tibialis anterior and a MMT score of 5/5 in the extensor hallucis brevis, flexor hallucis longus, gastrocnemius, and hamstring muscles.
The mitochondria from skeletal (quadriceps femoris) and cardiac (left ventricle) muscles of the mice were isolated using differential centrifugation according to established protocols (G006, Nanjing Jiancheng Bioengineering Institute, China).
Therefore, the objective of this pilot study was to investigate the acute feasibility of multipath NMES and conventional NMES of the quadriceps femoris muscle in obese patients already treated for OSA.
The quadriceps femoris is a group of muscles composed by three vastus muscles (medialis, intermedius, and lateralis) and the RF.
Tocoferoli marks on the surface of the quadriceps femoris, adductor magnus, and biceps femoris muscles aligned with the crosshairs of the scanner, which allowed for similar positioning for repeated scans.
Activity induced enthesopathy was present in 4.20% of patients with bilateral quadriceps femoris enthesopathy being more prevalent.
(10) The Q angle, or quadriceps femoris angle, is the acute angle between the line bisecting the anterior superior iliac spine and the midpoint of the patella and the line between the tibial tubercle and the midpoint of the patella.