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The effect of abdominal drawing-in maneuver and pelvic floor muscle contraction in individuals with and without low back pain
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The effect of abdominal drawing-in maneuver and pelvic floor muscle contraction in individuals with and without low back pain
Youn, Hye-Jin; Kim, Ji-Seon;
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PURPOSE: This study aimed to identify differences in the thickness of the transverse abdominis (TrA) and pelvic floor muscles (PFM) between those with (LBP) and without low back pain (non-LBP). The standardized methods of contraction for the TrA and PFM were used to perform the abdominal draw-in maneuver (ADIM) and pelvic floor muscle contraction (PFC), respectively. METHODS: This study included 27 young men and women, who were verbally instructed regarding the maneuvers (LBP, n
Abdominal drawing-in maneuver;Low back pain;Pelvic floor muscle;Transverse abdominis;Ultrasonography;
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