quadriceps

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quadriceps

[′kwä·drə‚seps]
(anatomy)
Four-headed, as a muscle.
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In these cases, atrophy of the quadriceps femoris muscle may be noted (WAGGONER et al.
Horton MG, and Terry LH, 1989, Quadriceps femoris muscle angle: normal values and relationships with gender and selected skeletal measures.
The authors used 2 different graft types (hamstring and patellar tendon), there were more female patients in the strength training group than in the neuromuscular training group, and they only included patients that could walk without crutches, had full ROM, had no quadriceps femoris muscle lag, and had minimal joint effusion.
Angle- and gender-specific quadriceps femoris muscle recruitment and knee extensor torque.
Quadriceps femoris muscle strengthening is useful for improving functional ability, in patients with PFPS.
Physical functioning and isokinetic strength of quadriceps femoris muscle were seen to be increased in two group after training programs (pLess than0.
However, operative mobilization of the joint not always brings satisfaction to patient and surgeon as increasing of mobility is often small, operation leads to greater weakening of quadriceps femoris muscle, there is danger of loss of the full active extension with breach of the joint stability.
Pain and insufficient lower-limb muscle strength, particularly at the quadriceps femoris muscle group, may contribute to a patient's increased falling risk during level walking and stair-climbing [8-10].
The results showed that the hamstring muscles of the subjects have a strength that is about half the strength of the ipsilateral quadriceps femoris muscle in each of the groups.
This muscle movement shows similarity to the results of a research related to quadriceps femoris muscle (Begalle, DiStefano, Blackburn, Padua, 2012).
1995) Strength of the quadriceps femoris muscle and functional recovery after reconstruction of the anterior cruciate ligament.