internal oblique muscle

in·ter·nal ob·lique mus·cle

(in-tĕr'năl ō-blēk' mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, iliac fascia deep to lateral part of inguinal ligament, anterior half of crest of ilium, and lumbar fascia; insertion, tenth to twelfth ribs and sheath of rectus; some of the fibers from inguinal ligament terminate in the conjoint tendon; action, diminishes capacity of abdomen, flexes lumbar vertebral column (bends thorax forward); nerve supply, lower thoracic.
Synonym(s): musculus obliquus internus abdominis [TA] .
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10,11) Other sports hernia descriptions have included abnormalities of the rectus abdominis muscle, avulsion of part of the internal oblique muscle fibers from the pubic tubercle, tearing within the internal oblique muscle, or abnormality within the external oblique muscle and aponeurosis.
Graham Onions may not play again this year after tearing his left internal oblique muscle.
Dubai The Pakistan team have lost another player to injury as left-arm medium pacer Wahab Riaz has been ruled out of the Test series owing to an internal oblique muscle strain.
Alex Kountouris, the Australian team physio, said: "The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles - the internal oblique muscle.
The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles, the internal oblique muscle," Kountouris said.
It's not as bad as it could have been - it could have been a 10-week injury if he had hurt the muscle further," said Australian team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris after scans revealed a small strain of an internal oblique muscle.
The scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles, the internal oblique muscle," said physio Alex Kountouris "It is not as bad as it could have been, so we are going to monitor it over the next couple of weeks.
1,2) Injury typically occurs at either the superior lumbar (Grynfeltt-Lesshaft) triangle, which is bordered by the 12th rib superiorly, erector spinae muscle posteriorly, and internal oblique muscle anteriorly; or the inferior lumbar (Petit's) triangle, which is bordered by the iliac crest inferiorly, external oblique muscle anteriorly, and latissimus dorsi muscle posteriorly.
Wooten out: Designated hitter Shawn Wooten underwent an MRI that confirmed he strained a right internal oblique muscle.
Eoe1/4EoThe scan revealed he has a small strain in one of his abdominal muscles - the internal oblique muscle,Eoe1/4A[yen] Kountouris said.
Abdominal bracing has been shown to induce higher activation in deep abdominal muscles such as transversus abdominis and internal oblique muscles, which are considered to be the key abdominal muscles that contribute to the stability of the spine (Vera-Garcia et al.

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