Vastus Lateralis is the most lateral (outer) of the four quadriceps muscles and is felt on the outside top of the thigh.
- 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.