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Diego Alonso-Fernandez, Yaiza Taboada-Iglesias, Tania García-Remeseiro and Águeda Gutiérrez-Sánchez

.00789.2006 29. Blazevich AJ , Gill ND , Zhou S . Intra- and intermuscular variation in human quadriceps femoris architecture assessed in vivo . J Anat . 2006 ; 209 ( 3 ): 289 – 310 . PubMed ID: 16928199 doi: 10.1111/j.1469-7580.2006.00619.x 30. Narici M , Cerretelli P . Changes in

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Christina Olbrantz, Jamie Bergelin, Jill Asmus, Thomas Kernozek, Drew Rutherford and Naghmeh Gheidi

patellofemoral contact mechanics associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome . J Biomech . 2009 ; 42 : 2802 – 2807 . PubMed doi:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.07.028 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2009.07.028 19889417 20. van Eijden TM , de Boer W , Weijs WA . The orientation of the distal part of the quadriceps

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Enzo Hollville, Vincent Le Croller, Yoshihiro Hirasawa, Rémi Husson, Giuseppe Rabita and Franck Brocherie

. Physiol Rev . 2001 ; 81 ( 4 ): 1725 – 1789 . PubMed ID: 11581501 doi:10.1152/physrev.2001.81.4.1725 11581501 10.1152/physrev.2001.81.4.1725 33. Akima H , Foley JM , Prior BM , Dudley GA , Meyer RA . Vastus lateralis fatigue alters recruitment of musculus quadriceps femoris in humans . J

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Mary Hellen Morcelli, Dain Patrick LaRoche, Luciano Fernandes Crozara, Nise Ribeiro Marques, Camilla Zamfolini Hallal, Mauro Gonçalves and Marcelo Tavella Navega

-Snyder RJ , Wolf DA . Functionally relevant thresholds of quadriceps femoris strength . J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci . 2002 ; 57 : B144 – B152 . PubMed ID: 11909879 doi:10.1093/gerona/57.4.B144 10.1093/gerona/57.4.B144 11909879 15. Hernandez ME , Goldberg A , Alexander NB . Decreased muscle

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Luis Peñailillo, Karen Mackay and Chris R. Abbiss

represents the worst pain imaginable. 33 The participants were asked to mark on the visual analog scale the level of perceived pain of the quadriceps femoris muscles. 34 When applying the scale, participants were asked to “Please mark with a pen the level of pain felt within your quadriceps, whereby 0 is

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Mehrez Hammami, Nawel Gaamouri, Gaith Aloui, Roy J. Shephard and Mohamed Souhaiel Chelly

. Recent investigations have demonstrated increased root-mean-square EMG voltage of the quadriceps femoris muscle following strength training. 20 , 21 Handball players also perform sprints with rapid changes of direction. 2 CSTP improved this ability as demonstrated by both the T-half test and the

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Nicolas Berryman, Iñigo Mujika and Laurent Bosquet

a reduction in contractile properties of the quadriceps femoris. Another study replicated a similar pattern, highlighting the acute detrimental effects of RT on ECL. 39 In that investigation, 14 trained runners (10-km time <37 min) were randomized into one of the 2 following sequences: AT 6 hours

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Daniël M. van Leeuwen, Fabian van de Bunt, Cornelis J. de Ruiter, Natasja M. van Schoor, Dorly J.H. Deeg and Kaj S. Emanuel

.1097/PHM.0b013e3181ddd5c3 Pap , G. , Machner , A. , & Awiszus , F. ( 2004 ). Strength and voluntary activation of the quadriceps femoris muscle at different severities of osteoarthritic knee joint damage . Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 22 ( 1 ), 96 – 103 . PubMed doi:10.1016/S0736

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Zachary M. Gillen, Lacey E. Jahn, Marni E. Shoemaker, Brianna D. McKay, Alegra I. Mendez, Nicholas A. Bohannon and Joel T. Cramer

CSA (in centimeter squared) were summed as thigh CSA (Figure  2 ). Figure 2 —Ultrasound images of (A) the quadriceps femoris and (B) the hamstrings used to quantify thigh muscle cross-sectional area. Regions of interest are outlined in white. Means and 95% confidence intervals were calculated and

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Juan A. Escobar Álvarez, Juan P. Fuentes García, Filipe A. Da Conceição and Pedro Jiménez-Reyes

during push-off ( h PO ). 14 , 15 , 20 Participants performed a standardized warm-up consisting of 10 minutes of jogging, dynamic stretching (plantar flexors, hip extensors, hamstrings, hip flexors, and quadriceps femoris), and preparatory CMJs. There were 2 observers (one on either side of the subject