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Maira M. Franco ; Luciane M. V. Naldoni ; Geraldo Duarte ; Anamaria S. Oliveira ; Cristine H. J. Ferreira ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2011, 15 5

Author: Roberta L. A. Batista

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Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Roberta L.
A.
Batista, Maira M.
Franco, Luciane M.
V.
Naldoni, Geraldo Duarte, Anamaria S.
Oliveira, Cristine H.
J.
Ferreira Biofeedback and the electromyographic activity of pelvic floor muscles in pregnant women Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
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2011 © Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ORIGINAL ARTICLE Biofeedback and the electromyographic activity of pelvic floor muscles in pregnant women Biofeedback na atividade eletromiográfica dos músculos do assoalho pélvico em gestantes Roberta L.
A.
Batista, Maira M.
Franco, Luciane M.
V.
Naldoni, Geraldo Duarte, Anamaria S.
Oliveira, Cristine H.
J.
Ferreira Abstract Background: Maintaining continence is among the functions of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and their dysfunction can cause urinary incontinence (UI), which is a common occurrence during pregnancy and the puerperal period.
Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), therefore, is important during pregnancy, although most women perform the muscle contractions unsatisfactorily.
Objectives: This study is an exploratory analysis of the results of three electromyographic (EMG) activity biofeedback sessions in pregnant women.
Methods: The study sample included 19 nulliparous women with low risk pregnancies.
The participants performed thr...





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