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Structure of vastus lateralis muscle

Known as: Musculus vastus lateralis, Vastus Lateralis Muscle, Vastus Lateralis 
The largest muscle in the quadriceps femoris that is responsible for extending and stabilizing the knee.
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We examined the hypothesis that an excess accumulation of intramuscular lipid (IMCL) is associated with insulin resistance and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The present study examines age-related changes in skeletal muscle size and function after 12 yr. Twelve healthy sedentary men… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
In animal studies, increased amounts of triglyceride associated with skeletal muscle (mTG) correlate with reduced skeletal muscle… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia are features of obesity, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, and other… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
In order to study the effects of increasing age on the human skeletal muscle, cross-sections (15 micron) of autopsied whole… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
We have compared the capillary density and muscle fiber type of musculus vastus lateralis with in vivo insulin action determined… Expand
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the postponement of fatigue in subjects fed carbohydrate during prolonged… Expand
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The adaptation of muscle structure, power output, and mass-specific rate of maximal O2 consumption (VO2max/Mb) with endurance… Expand
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Highly Cited
1973
Highly Cited
1973
The fiber type profiles of hindlimb muscles in the Hartley guinea pig, Sprague-Dawley rat, cat, Galago senegalensis (lesser… Expand
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
GOLLNICK, P. D., R. B. ARMSTRONG, C. W. SAUBERT IV, K. PIEHL, AND B. SALTIN. Enzyme activity and Jiber composition in skeletal… Expand
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