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Glossary of sports

the muscles found in the abdomen, particularly the internal and external obliques (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)


Abdominal muscles: There are four abdominal muscles in the cat, namely, External Oblique, Internal Oblique, Transversus abdominis, and the Rectus Abdominis.

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Google previewYogabody (2009)

Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana by Judith Lasater

The size and shape of the abdomen receives a lot of attention in our fitness- conscious society, and a common belief about the abdominal muscles is that they should be rock hard. We often judge people negatively who have a rounded or soft ...

Google previewBack Stability (2008)

Integrating Science and Therapy by Christopher M. Norris

The ability of the transversus abdominis to contract before other abdominal muscles is a feature of motor control (as described subsequently). Key point: The transversus abdominis is active in trunk movements in all directions. Its activity ...

Google previewStandard Encyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge (1904)

10 Great Books in 1 Vol by Ferdinand Ellsworth Cary

Too often the abdominal muscles are neglected or exercised only perfunctorily. As a result, the blood in the abdominal region becomes sluggish, for blood does not flow with health-giving quickness unless it receives aid from working muscles.

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Modern Bodybuilding (1998)

by Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bill Dobbins

According to this idea, to develop abdominal definition, you do a lot of ab training, lots of high reps, and burn away the fat that is obscuring the development of the abdominal muscles. Unfortunately, this doesn't work. When the body is in caloric ...

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1907)

The chief phenomena of the second stage are the continuance of involuntary contraction and retraction of the uterus, the addition of voluntary contraction of the abdominal muscles, and the consequent expulsion of the foetus. The nature of the ...

Google previewMuscle Exercises Encyclopedia (2012)

by Oscar Moran

To achieve this, you must be aware that the abdominal muscles are not inserted in the legs but in the pubis and pelvis.

Google previewA New Medical Dictionary (1890)

Including All the Words and Phrases Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions. Based on Recent Medical Literature by George Milbry Gould

The large inferior cavity of the trunk, extending from the pelvic cavity to the diaphragm, and bounded in front and at the sides by the lower ribs and abdominal muscles; behind by the vertebral column, psoas and quadra- tus lumborum muscles.

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