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Related to medialis: Vastus medialis muscle, VMO

medial

1. Maths relating to an average
2. another word for median
3. Zoology of or relating to a media

medial

[′mē·dē·əl]
(anatomy)
Being internal as opposed to external (lateral).
Toward the midline of the body.
(science and technology)
Located in the middle.
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Cerny K (1995): Vastus medialis oblique/vastus lateralis muscle activity ratios for selected exercises in persons with and without patellofemoral pain syndrome.
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.
2001) Effects of knee joint angles and fatigue on the neuromuscular control of vastus medialis oblique and vastus lateralis muscle.
In particular, they assessed the contributions of the trochlea, medial ligamentous structures, and the vastus medialis obliqus muscle.
the four quadriceps muscles: vastus lateralis, vastus medialis, vastus intermedius, and rectus femoris, which are located at the front of the upper leg (the femur).
Igne elektromiyografide (EMG) ise kuadriseps femoris kasinin rektus femoris ve vastus medialis parcalarinda spontan denervasyon gozlendigi ve motor aktivitenin olmadigi saptanirken ayni taraftaki diger L2-S1 segment inervasyonlu kaslarin normal oldugu dikkati cekti.
The small muscle on the inner side of the knee (the VMO, or vastus medialis oblique) is particularly important, since it pulls the kneecap into the correct position.
During all muscle actions of the fatigue bouts, three separate bipolar surface EMG signals were detected from the vastus lateralis, rectus femoris, and vastus medialis of the dominant thigh.
8 mm) operating sheath (Karl Storz Veterinary Endoscopy America Inc, Goleta, CA, USA) was introduced through the incision at the junction of the caudal edge of the eighth rib and the flexor cruris medialis muscle.
The specific purpose was to observe for EMG analysis if the rectus femoris, vastus lateralis and medialis, biceps femoris, semitendinosus and brachial biceps muscles have different patterns when submitted to weights of 2, 4, 6, and 8 kgs.
5 cm above the knee joint situated between the anterior medial left femur and vastus medialis muscle.