Architecture of Human Lower Extremity Muscles

Map of Rectus Femoris

Anterior View

Muscles of Interest:

Posterior View
Mass (g), without external tendon
Muscle length (mm): LM; top blue arrow
External tendon length (mm): LTEP LTED; anterior inferior iliac spine to most proximal fibers, tibial tuberosity to most distal fibers
Fasicle lengths (mm): excise fasicles at green lines and measure their length 1, 2, 3
Pennation angle (deg): θ1 θ2 θ3; measured black lines above>

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