The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.
The muscles of the front of the thigh (upper leg), their main function is to straighten (extend) the knee.
A muscle group at the front of the thigh connected to a common tendon that surrounds the knee cap and attaches to the tibia (lower leg bone). The individual muscles are the rectus femoris, vastus intermedius, vastus lateralis and vastus medialis. Acts to extend the lower leg.
These are the muscles on the front side of the thigh that extend the knee.
The four powerful muscles in the front of the thigh, responsible for extending the knee joint.
The group of four muscles located in the front of the thigh.
The group of four muscles that make up the front of the thigh. Quads straighten the knee. Keeping them strong can help ward off knee injuries
A muscle with four heads. The only group of quadriceps is located in the thigh.
a muscle of the thigh that extends the leg
A group of four muscles of the front thigh that run from the pelvis and form a common tendon at the patella, that are responsible for knee extension.
large muscles located at front of thigh.
the large extensor muscle at the front of the thigh.
Large muscle located at front of thigh, made up of rectus femoris, vastus medialis, vastus lateralis and vastus intermedius.
Refers to the muscles on the anterior portion of the thigh which extends the knee.
Group of four muscles in the front of the thigh. QuickStart A feature on some cardiovascular fitness equipment that lets users start in manual program with a push of a button.
(L. quadi-, four + caput, head). A name given to a muscle having four heads, e.g., quadriceps femoris.
the large muscle in front of the thigh, the strength of which helps determine a cyclist's ability to pedal with power.
The four thigh muscles on each leg that extend the knee; also called "quads."
Is the large muscle on the anterior thigh. It assists in extending the leg.
Quadriceps femoris; a group of four muscles located on the front of the thigh; it flexes the leg at the hip and extends the knee.
Although the term "quadriceps" technically may refer to any four-headed muscle, it usually refers to and is synonymous with the quadriceps muscle of the thigh, the large muscle that comes down the femur (the bone of the upper leg), goes over the patella (the kneecap) and anchors into the top of the tibia (the big bone in the lower leg). The function of the quadriceps is to extend (to straighten out) the leg. See the entire definition of Quadriceps
Also known as the Front of thigh or (quads). To work the quadriceps do leg extensions, leg press, barbell squats, or dumbbell squats.
The quadriceps is one of the great extensor muscles of the legs, running from the front of the thigh to the knee. It acts to extend the leg and to flex the thigh.
the group of muscles on the front of the thigh that extend the knee
Four-part muscle group on the front of the thigh that flexes the hip and straightens the knee.
large muscles located on the front of each thigh.
The large, four-part muscle at the front of each thigh. Primarily used to extend the leg at the knee.
The muscle group that is located in the front of the thigh area.