13PatellaPatella tendon- attaches to the anterior of the tibia. (tibial tuberosity)Quadriceps tendon-attaches the quadriceps to the patella.
14Joints Tibiofemoral Patellofemoral Superior Tibiofibular Largest joint in bodyPatellofemoralPatella contains the thickest cartilage found in the bodySuperior TibiofibularAny movement here is due to movement at the ankle
17Cruciate Ligaments Major stabilizing ligaments in the knee Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)-prevents the tibia from sliding out in front of the femurInjuries caused by hyperflexion, internal rotation, hyperextension
30Meniscal Blood Supply Each Meniscus has 3 zones Red ZoneOuter 1/3: good blood supplyRed/White ZoneMiddle 1/3: minimal blood supplyWhite ZoneInner 1/3: avascular (no blood supply)Implications for injury?