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rectus

[′rek·təs]
(anatomy)
Having a straight course, as certain muscles.
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The examiners adjusted the orientation of the transducer and positioned this on the participant's abdomen until the medial borders of both rectus abdominis muscles were clearly visualised (Mota et al 2012) (Figure 4, Figure 5).
An approach that may be useful to examine with more detail the possibility of selective activation of different portions of the rectus abdominis muscle is to study the muscle activation in low-intensity tasks (in which only a few motor units are recruited).
Understanding how the rectus abdominis muscle and its different parts are activated during fatiguing tasks could also help to clarify the function of this muscle in high-intensity sport activities.
The average muscle activity during the exercise for the rectus abdominis muscle was 16.
The average muscle activity for the rectus abdominis muscle was 37.
An immediate abdominal ultrasonography (USG) depicted a 6x4 cm semisolid heterogenous mass in the left rectus abdominis muscle, which was relevant with either a hematoma or an abscess.
Podratz said he often makes a biological pack by taking a section of the rectus abdominis muscle and suturing it over the area.
Rectus abdominis muscles (abs) These are commonly known as the abs and are the strongest muscles in your core.
This movement targets the rectus abdominis muscles of the abdominal wall.
Spigelian hernias project through the spigelian fascia, which is located at the lateral edge of the rectus abdominis muscles.
In this movement, the spine is flexed forward by the activation of the rectus abdominis muscles as well as support from the internal and external obliques.