External Abdominal Oblique Muscle

Known as: Muscle, External Oblique, Descending Oblique Muscle, Musculus obliquus externus abdominis 
The largest and most superficial muscle on the lateral side of the anterior abdomen which compresses the abdomen and pulls the chest downward.
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1938-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
STUDY DESIGN Prospective, single-group, repeated-measures design. OBJECTIVE To identify exercises that could be used for… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
STUDY DESIGN A normative within-subjects single-group study. OBJECTIVE To compare spinal-pelvic curvature and trunk muscle… (More)
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2002
2002
The proximal-to-distal segmental sequence has been identified in many sports activities, including baseball pitching and ball… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
STUDY DESIGN A normative, single-group study was conducted. OBJECTIVE To determine whether there is a difference in… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE With the current interest in stability training for the injured low back, the use of labile (movable… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
STUDY DESIGN This study examined the coactivation of trunk flexor and extensor muscles in healthy individuals. The experimental… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
This study tested the possibility of obtaining the activity of deeper muscles in the torso-specifically psoas, quadratus lumborum… (More)
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1996
1996
Together the abdominal muscles contribute significantly to ventilation under some conditions, but there is little information… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
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1992
To assess the pattern of abdominal muscle contraction in stable patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), we… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
Closure of large abdominal-wall defects usually requires the transposition of remote myocutaneous flaps or free-tissue transfers… (More)
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