External Oblique Muscle: Action, Origin & Insertion Video

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The external obliques originate from several ribs. Which of the following ribs is NOT a point of origin for the external oblique muscles?

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1. One of the insertion points of the external obliques is the band of fibrous connective tissues that runs vertically down the middle of the abdomen. What is this band of fibrous tissue called?

2. One of the points of insertion for the external obliques is the iliac crest. Where is the iliac crest located?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Explore the quiz and worksheet to find out how much knowledge you have about the external oblique muscles. Ribs that are a point of origin for the external obliques and where the iliac crest is located are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These topics let you check your comprehension of:

  • Actions produced by the external obliques
  • An example of a person performing a spinal flexion
  • Ribs that are a point of origin for the external oblique muscles

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the anatomy of the external obliques
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the name of the band of fibrous connective tissues that runs vertically down the middle of the abdomen
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what the external obliques do and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can keep reviewing this muscle thanks to the available lesson called External Oblique Muscle: Action, Origin & Insertion. This lesson allows you to:

  • Review the size of the external oblique muscles
  • See images of external oblique muscles
  • Discover an exercise that targets the external obliques
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