Abdominal muscles

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pugsrule915
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Abdominal muscles
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2012-10-22 16:53:43
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Abdominal muscles
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  1. Origin External Oblique (1)
    Inferior 8 ribs
  2. Insertion External Oblique (3)
    • Linea Alba
    • Public tubercle
    • Iliac crest
  3. Function External Oblique (5)
    • Compress abdomen
    • Unilateral action
    • -----lateral rotation of spine
    • -----flexion of spine
    • Bilateral action
    • ----flexion of trunk
    • ----- forced exhalation
  4. Origin Internal Oblique (3)
    • Inguinal ligament
    • Iliac crest
    • Thoracolumbar fascia
  5. Insertion Internal oblique (2)
    • Cartilage of last 4 ribs
    • Linea alba
  6. Function of Internal Oblique (5)
    • Compresses abdomen
    • Unilateral action:
    • -----rotation and flexion of abdomen
    • ----- rotation and flexion of spine
    • Bilateral action:
    • ----- flexion of spine
    • Forced exhalation
  7. Origin of Rectus Abdominis (2)
    • Pubic crest
    • Pubic symphysis
  8. Insertion of Rectus Abdominis (2)
    • Cartilage of ribs 5,6,7
    • Xiphoid process
  9. Function of Rectus Abdominis (3)
    • Flexion and lateral rotation of vertebral column
    • Depressed ribs- forced exhalation
    • Compressed abdomen
  10. Origin of Transversus Abdominis (4)
    • Iliac crest
    • Inguinal ligament
    • Thoracolumbar fascia
    • Cartilage of ribs 7-12
  11. Insertion of Transversus Abdominis (3)
    • Xiphoid process
    • Linea alba
    • Crest of pubis
  12. Function of Transversus Abdominis (2)
    • Compress abdomen
    • Forced exhalation

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