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Armèle Dornelas de Andrade ; Andréa Lemos ; Vitor C. Brito ; Manuela L. Pedrosa ; Thayse N. S. Silva ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2011, 15 6

Author: Belisa D. R. Oliveira

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Oliveira, Belisa D.
R.; Dornelas de Andrade, Armèle; Lemos, Andréa; Brito, Vitor C.; Pedrosa, Manuela L.; Silva, Thayse N.
S. Abdominal muscle electrical activity during labor expulsive stage: a cross-sectional study Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
15, núm.
6, noviembre-diciembre, 2011, pp.
445-451 Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e Pós-Graduação em Fisioterapia São Carlos, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=235021132009 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative ISSN 1413-3555 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Rev Bras Fisioter, São Carlos, v.
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2011 © Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia Abdominal muscle electrical activity during labor expulsive stage: a cross-sectional study Atividade elétrica muscular abdominal durante os esforços expulsivos do parto: um estudo transversal Belisa D.
R.
Oliveira1, Armèle Dornelas de Andrade2, Andréa Lemos2, Vitor C.
Brito3, Manuela L.
Pedrosa1, Thayse N.
S.
Silva1 Abstract Background: During the second stage of labor, the progression of the fetal expulsion depends on many factors related to maternal and fetal parameters, including the voluntary abdominal pushing.
Objectives: This study aimed to correlate the maternal and fetal parameters that may influence the voluntary maternal pushes during the second stage of labor by using surface electromyography. Methods: The electromyographic activity of the rectus abdominis and external oblique muscles were measured during the second stage of labor in 24 Brazilian pregnant women.
The diastasis of the rectus abdominis, the body mass index a...





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