Home  ›  Fitness and Exercise  ›  Muscle Anatomy  ›  Vastus Medialis

Vastus Medialis

Bookmark and Share
an anatomical image of the vastus medialis muscle

Function

The vastus medialis muscle does the following:

Common Name(s)

"thigh"

"quadriceps," "quads" - the vastus medialis muscle forms part of the quadriceps femoris muscle group, along with rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, and vastus intermedius (vastus intermedius is not shown in the muscle anatomy section since it is located below rectus femoris).

The muscular anatomy image shown here is in the public domain. It may have been modified by ShapeSense.com, but was originally acquired at the following address:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vastus_medialis_muscle.png

home   |    privacy   |    terms of use   |    about   |    contact us

© 2017 shapesense