rectus femoris

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rectus femoris

[′rek·təs ′fem·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
A division of the quadriceps femoris inserting in the patella and ultimately into the tubercle of the tibia.
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KT (Kinesio Tex Gold, Kinesio[R]; Albuquerque, New Mexico) was applied to the vastus medialis, vastus lateralis, and rectus femoris muscles bilaterally using the muscle stimulation technique (from origin to insertion without tension) in Kase et al.
The central defender and the goalkeeper show lower contracting times of the rectus femoris muscle than the side defender.
Rapidly chasing down the times of those "big boys" last summer, Meredith's winter season was cut short due to a nasty four inch by two inch tear in his Rectus Femoris muscle sustained whilst training in South Africa.
Rapidly chasing down the times of those "big boys" last summer, Meredith's winter season was cut short due to a nasty 4 inch by 2 inch tear in his Rectus Femoris muscle sustained whilst on a GB training camp in South Africa.
The electrodes were placed at a 50% imaginary line between the anterior-posterior iliac spine, and the superior edge of the patella of the rectus femoris muscle.

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