Thigh (Body Composition)


Start Location

Start with the probe in long axis in the middle of the rectus femoris. This is halfway between the ASIS and the top of the knee cap.


  1. Have athlete continue to face the scanner
  2. Enter the annotation THIGH into the ultrasound.
  3. Place probe at the start location with the the proper orientation. 
  4. Adjust heal to toe pressure on the probe to ensure a flat and bright fat/muscle boundary. 
  5. Freeze the image.

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