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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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The aim of this study was to analyze electromyography (EMG) responses of vastus lateralis muscle to different whole-body… (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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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Enzymatic and histochemical abnormalities of the peripheral muscle may play a role in exercise intolerance in patients… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE AND METHODS In this study, we examined the fiber-type proportions, cross-sectional areas (CSA), and capillarization from… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
In animal studies, increased amounts of triglyceride associated with skeletal muscle (mTG) correlate with reduced skeletal muscle… (More)
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1995
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1995
The rates of protein synthesis and degradation and of amino acid transport were determined in the leg muscle of untrained… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Insulin resistance and hyperinsulinemia are features of obesity, non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, and other… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (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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