The quadriceps femoris is a group of muscles located in the front of the thigh. The Latin translation of ‘quadriceps’ is ‘four headed,’ as the group contains four separate muscles: the vastus…
The quadriceps femoris (/ ˈkwɒdrɪsɛps ˈfɛmərɪs /, also called the quadriceps extensor, quadriceps or quads) is a large muscle group that includes the four prevailing muscles on the front of the thigh. It is the great extensor muscle of the knee, forming a large fleshy mass which covers the front and sides of the femur.
The quadriceps muscles are a group of muscles on the front of your thighs. As you may guess from the name, there are four distinct muscles that make up the quadriceps muscles. Bill Oxford / Getty Images The four quad muscles have individual names and are located in different positions on the front of each of your tights.
But your quadriceps femoris is actually a group of four muscles located at the front of your thigh. In fact, that’s how it got its name. Quadriceps is the Latin word for “four-headed.” Your…
The quadriceps muscles are a group of four muscles found on the front of the thigh, aka the quadriceps femoris group. The quads work together to straighten the knee and play an important role in activities such as walking, running, getting up from a chair and climbing stairs.
Quadriceps femoris muscle, large fleshy muscle group covering the front and sides of the thigh. It has four parts: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, and vastus intermedius.
Originally posted 2020-02-20 10:40:22.