Auto-percepção de contração dos músculos do assoalho pélvico por mulheres: estudo transversal [thesis]

Natália Uechi
Palavras-chaves: Auto-Percepção. Assoalho pélvico. Fisioterapia. Contração muscular. Avaliação. ABSTRACT UECHI, N. Woman's self-perception of pelvic floor muscle contraction. 2018.51 p. Thesis (Master degree) -Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, 2018. The ability to perform a pelvic floor muscles (PFM) contraction is directly related to the feasibility of performing their training. To date the literature does not provide information regarding to women's
more » ... ng to women's ability to estimate their own PFM contraction. This study aims to assess women's self-perception of PFM contraction and its intensity, the prevalence of PFM dysfunction symptoms, and to analyse the relation between these symptoms and self-perception of muscle contraction. This is a cross-sectional observational study conducted at Dr. Joel Domingos Machado School Health Center from August, 2016 to April, 2018. Women living in Ribeirão Preto aged above 18 years were recruited. The modified Oxford scale was used as an outcome measure to assess women's
doi:10.11606/d.17.2019.tde-20112018-110955 fatcat:fervmrg6freudfkrpgqaotqx54