Rectus femoris muscle :-

Rectus femoris muscle :-

Muscle details :-

one of the four quadriceps muscles of the human body. The others are the vastus medialis, the vastus intermedius (deep to the rectus femoris), and the vastus lateralis. All four parts of the quadriceps muscle attach to the patella (knee cap) via the quadriceps tendon .

origin :-

anterior inferior iliac spine and the exterior surface of the bony ridge which forms the groove on the iliac portion of the acetabulum .

Insertion :-

inserts into the patellar tendon as one of the four quadriceps muscles .

Nerve :-

femoral nerve .

Actions :-

Rectus femoris muscle streching exercise 

Rectus femoris muscle exercise 

knee extension; hip flexion .anterior inferior iliac spine and the exterior surface of the bony ridge which forms the groove on the iliac portion of the acetabulum

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