Rectus femoris muscle structure

Known as: Rectus Femoris Muscle, Rectus femoris, M. rectos femoris 
One of the four quadriceps muscles, located in the middle of the front of the thigh. Its actions involve the extension of the knee joint and flexion… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Quadriceps weakness and loss of muscle mass predict mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It was… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
INTRODUCTION Critically ill patients are characterized by increased loss of muscle mass, partially attributed to sepsis and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Modulating speed over a large range is important in walking, yet understanding how the neuromotor patterns adapt to the changing… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
This study analyzed leg muscle activity during whole-body vibration (WBV) training. Subjects performed standard unloaded… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Context: Stretching is commonly used as a technique for injury prevention in the clinical setting. Our findings may improve the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The aim of the present study was to quantify the amount of antagonist coactivation and the resultant moment of force generated by… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
A group of coexcited muscles alternating with another group is a common element of motor control, including locomotor pattern… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A simulation based on a forward dynamical musculoskeletal model was computed from an optimal control algorithm to understand uni… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
The main result of this study is that biarticular leg muscles contribute significantly to the work done at joints, due to… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Four male subjects aged 23–34 years were studied during 60 days of unilateral strength training and 40 days of detraining… (More)
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