The Sartorius Muscle
Anatomy and supply The sartorius muscle is a long, slim, superficially running extensor of the thigh musculature. It originates from the anterior superior iliac spine of the pelvic bone and runs spirally towards the knee region. There it inserts at the pes anserinus medially from the tibial tuberosity. In its...
The Quadriceps femoris Muscle
Anatomy and supply The quadriceps femoris muscle is a four-headed muscle of the thigh which almost completely covers the femur. It ranks among the strongest muscles in the human body (physiological cross-sectional area > 150 cm2). It significantly forms the lateral contours and the ventral side of the thig...
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