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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Ratio of muscle’s contraction according to postures

ADIMMaximal expirationKegel exerciseF
TrA1.76±0.46a1.83±0.472.05±0.513.170*
IO1.28±0.201.44±0.221.29±0.295.711**
EO0.92±0.220.84±0.180.88±0.161.822
PFM0.28±0.320.33±0.210.65±0.30†,22.006***

M±SD

significant difference in comparison with ADIM

significant difference in comparison with maximal expiration

p<0.05

p<0.01

p<0.001

ADIM : Abdominal drawing-in maneuver, TrA : Transvers abdominis, IO : Internal abdominal oblique, EO : External abdominal oblique, PFM : Pelvic floor muscle

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