Vastus Lateralis Muscle
Vastus Lateralis is the most lateral (outside) of the four quadriceps muscles. It is thought to be a major contributor to patella tracking injuries.
- Outer surface of the greater trochanter of the femur
- Upper half of the linea aspera
- Patella via the quadriceps tendon and then the tibial tuberosity via the patella tendon
- Knee extension
- Femoral nerve
- Walking up stairs
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