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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Floor is formed by the aponeurosis of transversus abdominis muscle and roof by the latissimus dorsi muscle.
Ultrasound assessment of transversus abdominis muscle contraction ratio during abdominal hollowing: a useful tool to distinguish between patients with chronic low back pain and healthy controls?
Transversus abdominis muscle release: a novel approach to posterior component separation during complex abdominal wall reconstruction.
The influence of Pilates training on the ability to contract the transversus abdominis muscle in asymptomatic individuals.
The anatomical compartment between the transversus abdominis muscle and abdominal oblique internus muscle was described as TAP in clinical practice [3,7].
The hernial ring was like a linear slit between psoas major and transversus abdominis muscle below 4th and 5th lumbar vertebrae.
In my experience performing CST, I discovered an extra space that lies out lateral to the rectus sheath where I was able to access the plane between the transversus abdominis muscle and the internal oblique muscle and create a space to lay a large mesh.
The abdominal wall sensory afferents course through the transversus abdominis plane superficial to the transversus abdominis muscle (2).
The results of these studies show that the most important risk factors for such injuries are previous injuries (hamstring and groin), (7) reduced muscle strength and muscle strength imbalances (reduced hamstring to quadriceps strength ratio), (7), (8), (9) reduced pre-season range of motion (ROM), (10), (11) reduced core muscle strength, and delayed activation of the transversus abdominis muscle.
These studies provide evidence of the ability of ultrasound to measure transversus abdominis muscle activation at low levels of contraction.
Research suggests that strengthening the deepest transversus abdominis muscle, along with the obliques--and even the pelvic wall--should be our primary focus for developing core stability.
It may sound like a joke, but according to American corrective exercise specialist Paul Chek, string is an effective way to exercise the deep transversus abdominis muscle.