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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Reliability of muscle’s contraction ratio according to postures

1st measurement (cm)2nd measurement (cm)3rd measurement (cm)ICC95% CISEMMDC
ADIM
TrA0.52±0.12a0.53±0.130.53±0.140.880.78-0.930.110.31
IO1.09±0.241.17±0.291.14±0.290.910.84-0.950.100.27
EO0.50±0.120.49±0.110.51±0.130.890.81-0.940.110.29
PFM0.25±0.330.29±0.340.30±0.460.770.59-0.880.150.43
ME
TrA0.53±0.150.55±0.15054±0.140.890.80-0.940.110.29
IO1.30±0.391.31±0.381.35±0.370.960.93-0.980.060.18
EO0.55±0.130.55±0.120.55±0.120.780.62-0.880.150.42
PFM0.31±0.250.32±0.220.32±0.220.790.63-0.890.150.41
Kegel Exercise
TrA0.53±0.140.55±0.150.55±0.150.800.64-0.890.140.40
IO1.09±0.301.11±0.321.16±0.320.930.87-0.960.080.23
EO0.51±0.120.56±0.130.56±0.130.800.65-0.90.140.40
PFM0.60±0.350.66±0.310.67±0.380.830.70-0.910.130.37

M±SD

ADIM : Abdominal drawing-in maneuver, ME : Maximal expiration, TrA : Transvers abdominis, IO : Internal abdominal oblique, EO : External abdominal oblique, PFM : Pelvic floor muscle, ICC : Intraclass correlation coefficients, CI : Confidence interval, SEM : Standard error of measurement, MDC : Minimal detectable change

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