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Latin quattuor, four, + caput, head
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Sprinters and football players generally have stronger quadriceps than hamstrings.
Another cause is a weakness in the quadriceps muscles alone.
In addition to the hamstring quadriceps muscular imbalances, many women inadvertently create imbalances between the inner and outer thigh.
The quadriceps are located in the front of the leg and provide leg extension.
This exercise works a whole range of muscles including quadriceps, hamstrings, abdominals and lower back.
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