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Abdominal Muscles

Known as: Abdominal Muscle, Musculature of abdominal wall, Musculi abdominis 
Any of the muscles of the abdomen that comprise the abdominal wall; these muscles include the rectus abdominis, the external and internal oblique… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY DESIGN An operator blinded dual modality trial of measurement of the abdominal muscles during "drawing-in" of the abdominal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
INTRODUCTION/PURPOSE Decreased lumbo-pelvic (or core) stability has been suggested to contribute to the etiology of lower… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
STUDY DESIGN Ultrasound and electromyographic (EMG) measures of trunk muscle activity were compared between low back pain (LBP… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To investigate the ability of ultrasonography to estimate muscle activity, we measured architectural parameters (pennation angles… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Many studies have identified changes in trunk muscle recruitment in clinical low back pain (LBP). However, due to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The response of the abdominal muscles to voluntary contraction of the pelvic floor (PF) muscles was investigated in women with no… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
STUDY DESIGN A biomechanical model of the lumbar spine was used to calculate the effects of abdominal muscle coactivation on… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The ability of surface electrodes to accurately detect the activity of a particular muscle relies not only on their being placed… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Activity of the trunk muscles is essential for maintaining stability of the lumbar spine because of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The innervation of ventral longitudinal abdominal muscles (muscles 6, 7, 12, and 13) of third-instar Drosophila larvae was… Expand
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