Thigh Muscles

Biceps Femoris – Functional AnatomyBiceps Femoris – Functional Anatomy

Biceps Femoris – Functional Anatomy

Overview Here, you will find the basic anatomy and Physiology of the biceps femoris muscle. The biceps femoris is a…

12 months ago

Gracilis – Functional Anatomy

Gracilis - medial view Overview Gracilis is a long, thin muscle on the medial aspect of the thigh. Origin medial…

1 year ago

Sartorius- Functional Anatomy

Overview The functional anatomy of the sartorius muscle is complicated and often argued. The muscle is used when adopting a…

1 year ago

Vastus Medialis – Functional Anatomy

Vastus Medialis with other Quadriceps Overview of Anatomy The functional anatomy of the vastus medialis is a bit more complicated…

2 years ago

Quadriceps Femoris- Functional Anatomy

Here you will find the anatomy of quadriceps muscles. This post includes links to more detailed anatomy of each muscle,…

2 years ago

Vastus Lateralis – Functional Anatomy

Vastus lateralis - lateral view with rectus femoris Overview of Anatomy The functional anatomy of the vastus lateralis is largely…

2 years ago

Rectus Femoris – Functional Anatomy

Rectus Femoris - Anterior View Overview of Anatomy The rectus femoris is a superficial muscle on the anterior thigh. However,…

2 years ago

Tensor Fascia Lata (TFL) – Functional Anatomy

Brief Overview The Tensor fascia lata is a small fusiform muscle that, with some variance, tapers at the ends. Origin…

4 years ago

Iliotibial Tract and Fascia Lata – Functional Anatomy

Fascia Lata Fascia Lata The fascia lata is the deep fascia that wraps the outer thigh. This thick fascial envelope…

4 years ago