transversus abdominis muscle

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Noun1.transversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavitytransversus abdominis muscle - a flat muscle with transverse fibers that forms the anterior and lateral walls of the abdominal cavity
abdominal, abdominal muscle, ab - the muscles of the abdomen
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However, the improvement in the activation ratio of transversus abdominus and internal oblique relative to rectus abdominus muscle was found in the subjects that were treated with core stabilization exercise.20
Other peripheral blocks, such as transversus abdominus plane (TAP) block, could have been placed but the expectation was that such a block would not help the significant visceral pain component expected after exploratory laparotomy.
This technique provides high temporal resolution of surface muscle activity but is limited in its ability to evaluate deep muscles such as the quadratus lumborum (QL) and transversus abdominus (TA).
He recommends that you focus on strengthening your "core" muscles--the transversus abdominus and multificli (the deepest layer of abdominal and back muscles respectively)--in the abdominal area and the lower back.
The inguinal canal is a diagonal passage in the lower anterior abdominal wall which measures approximately 4 cm in length and is made up of the aponeuroses of the external oblique, internal oblique, and transversus abdominus muscles.
There are many golf-specific training programs that recommend various exercises, such as transversus abdominus conditioning, seated thoracic and lumbar rotation exercises, hip flexor and lumbar extensor stretching, oblique and core stability.
I read with interest the report of Tan and Trinca regarding the belligerent transversus abdominus plane catheter (1).
The analgesic efficacy of transversus abdominus plane block after abdominal surgery: A prospective randomised controlled trial.
(36) Second, because evidence suggests that the transversus abdominus and internal oblique are critical muscles in the maintenance of lumbar stability (37-41) and are contracted preferentially during abdominal hollowing, the patient was asked to perform abdominal hollowing (a drawing in of the abdomen without spinal or pelvis motion).
In anterior abdominal wall interstitial hernias, the sac insinuates between either the external oblique and internal oblique muscles or the internal oblique and transversus abdominus muscles.
Pilates training that focuses on back extensors and abdominal musculature, on the transversus abdominus in particular, is referred to as core strengthening.
Once the skin is cut we continued with a blunt dissection of the abdominal muscular group (external abdominal oblique, internal abdominal oblique, transversus abdominus and transverse fascia) and at last open the peritoneum making an open similar to the skin one and fixed it with simple suture points, that will be taken later (Figure 4 and 5).