Structure of quadriceps femoris muscle

Known as: Quadriceps, MUSCLE, QUADRICEPS FEMORIS, Quadriceps Muscles 
The quadriceps femoris. A collective name of the four-headed skeletal muscle of the thigh, comprised of the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
PURPOSE Quadriceps weakness is common in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), and has been attributed to failure of voluntary… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The maximal rate of rise in muscle force [rate of force development (RFD)] has important functional consequences as it determines… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Although loss of muscle mass is considered a cause of diminished muscle strength with aging, little is known regarding whether… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The present study examines age-related changes in skeletal muscle size and function after 12 yr. Twelve healthy sedentary men… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Peripheral muscle weakness is commonly found in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and may play a role in… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Osteoarthritis of the knee is the most common cause of chronic disability among older persons in the United States [1]. In… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Recently, it was suggested that fatigue of peripheral muscles could contribute to exercise limitation in patients with chronic… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
A burst-superimposition technique was used to assess the strength of the quadriceps femoris muscle in three groups of patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
1. The present study was undertaken to test whether creatine given as a supplement to normal subjects was absorbed, and if… (More)
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Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
1. Five subjects trained for 8 weeks on a bicycle ergometer for an average of 40 min/day, four times a week at a work load… (More)
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