A set of printable and labeled diagram of the knee is available to help you study the anatomy the knee. This collection of printable diagram of knee contains five different designs of the diagrams provided below.
The knee is an important part that contributes in movement related to carrying the body weight in horizontal and vertical directions. There are two joints in the knee: the tibiofemoral joint and the patellofemoral joint. You can observe in the diagram of knee above the important parts that make up the knee anatomy. There are also tendons which are elastic tissues that technically part of the muscle and connect muscles to bones.
There are also diagrams of the ligaments of the knee. The function of ligaments is to attach bones to bones and give strength and stability to the knee as the knee has very little stability. Ligaments are strong, tough bands that are not particularly flexible. In the knee ligament diagram above, you can notice that there are 2 main sets of ligaments in the knee joint: the collateral ligaments, which run along either side of your knee joint, and the cruciate ligaments, which sit inside your knee joint.
We hope the above given diagrams and brief description of the knee will be helpful for you to understand the knee anatomy in detail! All of the images that we have provided above are free to be printed. Click on the images if you wish to have them printed. Explore more of our site to find fruitful educational diagrams!