musculus quadriceps femoris

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Noun1.musculus quadriceps femoris - a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
extensor, extensor muscle - a skeletal muscle whose contraction extends or stretches a body part
thigh - the part of the leg between the hip and the knee
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In the palpation, there was a reduction of the quadriceps femoris muscle volume.
2002b) Mechianism of quadriceps femoris muscle weakness in patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
The lumbar plexus consists of sensory and motor nerves, which innervates visceral organs in the pelvis and anterior and anterolateral dermatomes of the thigh and the medial dermatome of the lower leg, as well as provides motor control for the quadriceps femoris muscle (8, 9).
Voluntary activation and decreased force production of the quadriceps femoris muscle after total knee arthroplasty.
Since patella is located in the quadriceps femoris muscle, the contractions of this muscle tend to decrease and restore Q angle.
Theoretically, a higher Q-angle increases the lateral pull of the quadriceps femoris muscle on the patella and potentiates patellofemoral disorders (5).
They concluded that neuromuscular training alone induced gains in isokinetic strength, and that restoring and increasing quadriceps femoris muscle strength is essential for maximizing the functional ability of the reconstructed knee joint.
EMG frequency content changes with increasing force and during fatigue in the quadriceps femoris muscle of men and women.
Quadriceps femoris muscle strengthening, is useful for improving functional ability, and may be particularly important for individuals who want to return to higher-demand activities such as running or other activities [16].
Objective: The purposes of this study were (1) to investigate and (2) to compare effects of isometric exercises and electrical stimulation on isokinetic strength for healthy quadriceps femoris muscle.
Posttraumatic extension contracture of knee joint with expressed changes of quadriceps femoris muscle is treated in most cases only by operative methods.
Eight months after the initial lesion, surgical treatment was performed to transfer the femoral biceps to the anterior rectus of the quadriceps femoris muscle using a lateral approach (Figure 2).