"In aiming kneeling, the left elbow rests on the left knee, point of elbow i nfront of kneecap." — Moss, 1914

Aim kneeling

"In aiming kneeling, the left elbow rests on the left knee, point of elbow i nfront of kneecap." —…

"In aiming sitting, the elbows are supported by the knees." — Moss, 1914

Aim sitting

"In aiming sitting, the elbows are supported by the knees." — Moss, 1914

These are two toothpick images that are balancing while on one knee.

Balancing

These are two toothpick images that are balancing while on one knee.

Line of pressure between hip and knee.

Line of Pressure Between Hip and Knee

Line of pressure between hip and knee.

This illustration shows a method of applying a bandage to the knee.

Knee Bandage

This illustration shows a method of applying a bandage to the knee.

Dissection of knee joint from behind.

Dissection of Knee Joint From Behind

Dissection of knee joint from behind.

Dissection of knee joint from the front with patella thrown down.

Dissection of Knee Joint From Front

Dissection of knee joint from the front with patella thrown down.

Right knee joint from the lateral surface. The joint cavity and several bursae have been injected with a stiffening medium and then dissected out.

Knee Joint from Lateral Surface

Right knee joint from the lateral surface. The joint cavity and several bursae have been injected with…

Right knee joint showing interior ligaments.

Knee Joint Showing Interior Ligaments

Right knee joint showing interior ligaments.

Section through right knee joint.

Cross Section Through Knee Joint

Section through right knee joint.

Frontal section through middle of right knee joint. Seen from behind.

Frontal Section Through Knee Joint

Frontal section through middle of right knee joint. Seen from behind.

Frontal section through knee joint, showing articulating surfaces and epiphyseal lines.

Frontal Section Through Knee Joint

Frontal section through knee joint, showing articulating surfaces and epiphyseal lines.

Horizontal section through right knee joint.

Horizontal Section Through Knee Joint

Horizontal section through right knee joint.

Right knee joint opened, and the knee flexed. Seen from before.

Opened and Flexed Knee Joint

Right knee joint opened, and the knee flexed. Seen from before.

Right knee joint. Sagittal section through the external condyle of the femur. Mesal half of section, from lateral side. The knee is slightly flexed; the joint surfaces have been pulled a little apart.

Sagittal Section Through Knee Joint

Right knee joint. Sagittal section through the external condyle of the femur. Mesal half of section,…

Bones of the knee also showing muscle. Labels: s, insertion of the sartorius; g, insertion of the gracilis.

Bones of the Knee

Bones of the knee also showing muscle. Labels: s, insertion of the sartorius; g, insertion of the gracilis.

Median frontal section of the right knee, viewed from in front.

Median Frontal Section Through Knee

Median frontal section of the right knee, viewed from in front.

Patella removed from right knee, which is strongly flexed to show alar ligaments and ligamentum mucosum. A probe is passed beneath the latter.

Patella Removed from Knee

Patella removed from right knee, which is strongly flexed to show alar ligaments and ligamentum mucosum.…

Sagittal section of the right knee, viewed from the outer side. The joint cavity proper lies to each side of the anterior crural ligament.

Sagittal Section Through Knee

Sagittal section of the right knee, viewed from the outer side. The joint cavity proper lies to each…

An anterior view of the right knee-joint.

Knee-joint

An anterior view of the right knee-joint.

An posterior view of the right knee-joint.

Knee-joint

An posterior view of the right knee-joint.

The right knee-joint showing interior ligaments.

Knee-joint

The right knee-joint showing interior ligaments.

"Kneel, but with right knee against left hand." — Moss, 1914

Kneel

"Kneel, but with right knee against left hand." — Moss, 1914

"Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle." —Davison, 1910

Muscles of the leg

"Muscles of the leg showing how they pass into tendons at the ankle." —Davison, 1910

The right patella, dorsal surface.

Patella

The right patella, dorsal surface.

View of the posterior surface of the right patella, showing diagrammatically the areas of contact with the femur in different positions of the knee.

Patella

View of the posterior surface of the right patella, showing diagrammatically the areas of contact with…

Showing position of patella in relation to condyles of femur with knee flexed at a right angle.

Position of Patella in Relation to Condyles of Femur with Knee Flexed

Showing position of patella in relation to condyles of femur with knee flexed at a right angle.

Showing position of patella in relation to condyles of femur with knee partially flexed.

Position of Patella in Relation to Condyles of Femur with Knee Partially Flexed

Showing position of patella in relation to condyles of femur with knee partially flexed.

Section through the patella and one inch above the condyles.

Cross Section Through Patella

Section through the patella and one inch above the condyles.

Fracture of the patella.

Fractured Patella

Fracture of the patella.

The great plover, also known as the thick-knee averages about seventeen inches in length and ranges from Southern Europe to Africa.

Great Plover

The great plover, also known as the thick-knee averages about seventeen inches in length and ranges…

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of the knee are well shown." — Blaisedell, 1904

Thigh muscles

"Some of the Larger Muscles on the back of the Thigh. Powerful tendons at the hip and on the back of…