Vastus Lateralis


Summary

Location:In the front of the thigh, on the outer side, extending from the hip to the knee.

Information

Group:Knee
Subgroup:Quadriceps
Side(s) of body:Front, Back
Function/Action:Knee Extensor

Details

Joint:Knee
Bone:Femur
Origin:Greater trochanter, lateral lip of linea aspera.
Insertion:Tibial tuberosity via the patellar tendon.