Quadriceps Muscle Stretches

Hip Flexor Stretch; Standing
14th August 2014

Muscles: Psoas Major, Psoas Minor, Iliacus, Sartorius, Rectus Femoris & Vastus Lateralis   Methods: Kneel down on one knee and place the foot of the other leg out in front of you with the knee bent. If needed, hold on to something to keep your balance. Push your hips forward. If you have anterior knee […]

Hip Flexor Stretch; Kneeling
17th February 2014

  Muscles: Psoas Major, Psoas Minor, Iliacus, Sartorius, Rectus Femoris & Vastus Lateralis   Methods: Kneel down on one knee and place the foot of the other leg out in front of you with the knee bent. If needed, hold on to something to keep your balance. Push your hips forward.   Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention […]

Quadriceps Muscle Stretch; Side-Lying
17th February 2014

  Muscles: Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis & Vastus Intermedius muscles), Psoas Major, Iliacus & Ilio-psoas   Method: Lie on your side, bend the knee of the leg on top and grasp your ankle. Pull the leg up behind your buttocks. Make sure to keep your knees together and push your hips forward. […]

Muscle Group: Quadriceps (Rectus Femoris, Vastus Lateralis, Vastus Medialis & Vastus Intermedius muscles) Located on the front aspect of the thigh   Muscle Action: Primarily knee extension but also aids hip flexion Controls both knee flexion and hip extension eccentrically   Method: Stand tall and grasp one ankle to the rear as illustrated above Keep […]

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