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Basics of the Thigh
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Anatomy of the Thigh “Thigh” consists of the  leg from the hip to the  knee, mostly referred to  with hamstrings and  quadriceps The quad act to flex the  hip and extend the knee The ham act to extend  the hip and flex the  knee
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ANATOMY Quad inserts into patella,  contributes to patellar tendon  issues Quad consist of: rectus femoris,  vastus lateralis, medialis and  intermedialis Only rectus femoris crosses hip  joint Ham consist of: biceps femoris,  semitendinosus and  semimembranosus Ham all cross knee joint
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Quad Contusion MOI: traumatic blunt blow to relaxed thigh, compresses  muscle against femur Force and degree of relaxation determines depth of  injury and amount of structural and functional disruption S/Sx: pain, loss of function, weakness, swelling Can lead to myositis ossificans
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Quad Strain MOI: explosive muscular contraction (jump, 
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This note was uploaded on 02/07/2011 for the course KH 3500 taught by Professor Appleberry during the Spring '10 term at Georgia State.

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