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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The authors used 2 different graft types (hamstring and patellar tendon), there were more female patients in the strength training group than in the neuromuscular training group, and they only included patients that could walk without crutches, had full ROM, had no quadriceps femoris muscle lag, and had minimal joint effusion.
Angle- and gender-specific quadriceps femoris muscle recruitment and knee extensor torque.
3,4,5) It has been generally assumed that without any doubt, the hamstring and quadriceps femoris muscle strength ratio vary with gender and from population to population.
2001) Assessment of the reliability of high-intensity quadriceps femoris muscle fatigue.
Additionally, although quadriceps femoris muscle group weakness contributes to fall risk, performing post-TKA appraisal of the strength of this muscle group and its function during stair-climbing can be difficult because of concerns regarding patient pain levels and safety, surgical incision status, and prosthesis integrity.
2002a) Mechanism of quadriceps femoris muscle weakness in patients with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction.
In this investigation we have examined the reliability of contractile and fatigue characteristics of the quadriceps femoris muscle and their relationship to established physiological markers of cycling endurance.