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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 previewThe Pelvis (2014)

Structure, Gender and Society by Enrico Marani, Wijnand F.R.M. Koch

Moreover, the conclusion for the abdominal muscles is that they contribute less than supposed to spinal stability: ...

Google previewWalking For Better Health (2016)

by Dr. Satish Goel

Sit ups, an exercise where one lies flat on the back and raises the head towards the stomach with hands at the back to tighten abdominal muscles is a mool mantra for all fitness freaks but it is bad for the back.

Google previewA Dictionary of Practical Surgery (1838)

Comprehending All the Most Interesting Improvements, from the Earliest Times Down to the Present Period ... Forming a Catalogue of Surgical Literature Arranged According to Subjects by Samuel Cooper

The relaxation of the abdominal muscles is a much more rational and useful object. When this is properly attended to, the above directions are observed, and the wound is not exceedingly small in relation to the bulk of the protruded viscera, the parts may generally be reduced. But, in addition to what has been already stated, it is necessary to remark, that ...

Google previewFood & Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet & Exercise (2017)

by Michael Kent

A abdominal contraction An easy and effective exercise for strengthening the abdominal muscles. It may be performed almost anytime and anywhere, while sitting, standing, or lying down. All you need to do is tense your abdominal ( stomach) muscles for a few seconds while breathing out. This causes the muscles to contract without producing any movement of the trunk and hips. Be careful not to overstrain. See also ISOMETRICS. abdominal hold An exercise to test and develop your ...

Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

There are three lateral abdominal muscles: the external abdominal oblique muscle, the internal abdominal oblique muscle, and the transversus abdominis muscle. In addition, the cremaster muscles arise from the internal abdominal oblique. The external abdominal oblique muscle forms the outer layer of the lateral abdominal wall, and its inferior aponeurosis forms the inguinal ligament. The internal abdominal oblique muscle forms the middle layer of the abdominal wall. The deepest ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Diagnosis (1907)

A Treatise on the Signs and Symptoms Observed in Diseased Conditions, for the Use of Medical Practitioners and Students by Henry Lawrence McKisack

Rigidity of the abdominal muscles as a whole is found in many healthy persons whose reflex contractions are too readily stimulated by the contact of the examining hand ; such individuals are quite incapable of producing the desired relaxation. Strongly developed abdominal muscles are often a serious hindrance from the same inability to ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of Sports Science and Medicine (2006)

by Michael Kent

abdominal muscles can be treated easily with the application of an ice pack. A heavy blow to the abdomen may, however, cause a serious injury by rupturing one of the internal organs, the liver and spleen being the organs most commonly affected. Signs of a serious injury vary from mild discomfort to *abdominal rigidity and *shock. Any persistent abdominal pain, whether or not associated with a blow, may be a symptom of several medical conditions that are potentially fatal if not ...

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. Muscles that are dormant retard the blood's flow, and slowly moving blood does not properly purify the body. Therefore, when the blood in the abdominal region becomes sluggish, indigestion, constipation, biliousuess and other and more ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

abdominal muscles, the muscles between the thorax and the pelvis supporting the abdominal wall. The lateral parts of the wall are formed by the transverse abdominis, the internal oblique, and the external oblique.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

abdominal muscles, the set of muscles that make up the ventral abdominal wall, including the external oblique ( obliquus externus abdominis), internal oblique (obliquus internus abdominis), transversalis (transversus abdominis), rectus abdominis and pyramidalis. Broad and thin, the external oblique muscle is the largest and most superficial of the abdominal ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

abdominal muscles, the muscles between the thorax and the pelvis supporting the abdominal wall. The lateral parts of the wall are formed by the transverse abdominis, the internal oblique, and the external oblique.

Google previewMedical Dictionary (1813)

Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Surgery, Medicine, Midwifery, Anatomy, Chemistry, &c. &c. &c by John James Watt

ABDOMINAL MUSCLES. See MYol.ogy. ABDOMINAL RING. See Musculus Obliquus Externus under Myology. ABDOMINAL WISCERA. See s PLAN CHNology. ABDUCENS NERVI; the sixth pair of nerves. See N E U R O LOGY. ABDUCTOR; an Anatomical term applied to muscles whose use is to pull any extremity or portion of the body from another. For a description of each, see MYolo Gy. - ABIES. The Fir-tree, of which various species are employed medicinally, and from which the ...

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