transversus abdominis muscle

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trans·ver·sus ab·dom·i·nis mus·cle

(trans-vĕr'sŭs ab-dom'i-nis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, seventh to twelfth costal cartilages, lumbar fascia, iliac crest, and inguinal ligament; insertion, xiphoid cartilage and linea alba and, through the conjoint tendon, pubic tubercle, and pecten; action, compresses abdominal contents; nerve supply, lower thoracic.
Synonym(s): musculus transversus abdominis [TA] , transverse muscle of abdomen.
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Subjects in treatment group were treated specific exercises targeting the activation of the transversus abdominus and multifidus.
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.
To date, as far as I am aware, we have little data to guide us on the safe dose range for catheters placed in the transversus abdominus plane.
Serum concentration of lidocaine after transversus abdominus plane block.
HABIT: Underused pelvic floor and transversus abdominus Many dancers overlook these deep, subtle stabilizing muscles in favor of working on big-scale movers like quads and glutes--or have little awareness of them to begin with.
The musculus obliquus externus abdominus, musculus rectus abdominus, musculus transversus abdominus, and the very thin peritoneum were then cut open.
It's the transversus abdominus and multifidi (the deepest layer of abdominal and back muscles, respectively) that carry out this function.
40) These active structures are made up primarily of muscles located around the lumbar spine, such as the transversus abdominus and multifidus.
The moves work the transversus abdominus muscles, which act as a girdle for your tummy.
It is caused by a tear of the transversus abdominus muscle and differs from the inguinal hernia in that it does not involve a clinically detectable hernia.
Design: Contraction of the transversus abdominus (TrA), pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and both muscle groups together (TrA contraction with PFM contraction added) were performed in random order.
We now realize that the transversus abdominus muscle has a purpose," he added.