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Where does the vastus lateralis originate?

Vastus lateralis muscle
Origin Greater trochanter, Intertrochanteric line, and Linea aspera of the Femur
Insertion Patella by the Quadriceps tendon and Tibial tuberosity by the Patellar ligament
Artery lateral circumflex femoral artery
Nerve femoral nerve

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Regarding this, where does the vastus medialis originate?


Also Know, what exercise works the vastus lateralis? Here are some vastus medialis exercises you can do weekly at home or in the gym.

  • Floor extension. This exercise isolates your vastus medialis.
  • Lateral heel drop.
  • Step downs.
  • Leg extension.
  • Single leg raises.
  • Terminal knee extensions (TKEs)

Similarly, where is your vastus lateralis?


Is the vastus lateralis a posterior muscle?

The quadriceps include four large muscles, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, vastus medialis and vastus intermedius. Rectus femoris has an additional role in stabilizing the hip joint and aiding in the flexion of the thigh. Posterior Compartment. The hamstrings a group of 3 muscles.

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