External Oblique: Definition, Function & Aponeurosis


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Where do the external oblique muscles start and end?

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1. When the body twists to the left, what part of the external oblique muscle is contracting?

2. Name two functions of the external oblique muscles.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete the quiz and worksheet to check your understanding of the external oblique. Where these muscles start and end and their function are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on:

  • The role of the aponeurosis
  • Functions of the external oblique muscles
  • The part of the external oblique muscle that contracts when the body twists to the left
  • Where the oblique muscles start and end

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on the external oblique
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about what the aponeurosis attaches to moving parts of the body
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what the external oblique does and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

External Oblique: Definition, Function & Aponeurosis is a lesson that you can use any time you want to study more material about:

  • Four main muscles of the abdominal group
  • Where the external oblique is located
  • The color of an aponeurosis