MLT Anatomy: Quadricep mm Copy

Lesson 1, Topic 1
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MLT Anatomy: Quadricep mm Copy

nwsam March 3, 2021

Quadricep femoris (quad ri sep/fem or us)

(comprised of four heads: rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialus, and vastus intermedius)

O:  rectus femoris: shaft of the ilium

Vastus muscles: lateral, medial and anterior surface of the femoral shaft

I:  patella, proximal tibia, tibial tuberosity

A: Stifle extension

Rectus femoris also flexes the hip