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Table 3 Regional changes in knee extensor muscle volume (milliliters) during dehydration

From: Skeletal muscle volume following dehydration induced by exercise in heat

Muscle(s) Distal Mid-belly Proximal
Baseline ↓5%ETBW Baseline ↓5%ETBW Baseline ↓5%ETBW
Vasti1 439 ± 144 419 ± 139* 491 ± 149 460 ± 138* 336 ± 110 312 ± 102*
RF 26 ± 9 25 ± 9 77 ± 29 73 ± 29 94 ± 33 87 ± 29*
  1. *Significantly different vs baseline; significantly different vs RF; p < 0.05. 1Vasti, volume of the vastus lateralis, vastus intermedius, and vastus medialis; RF, rectus femoris. n = 11; mean ± SD.