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Effects of abdominal hypopressive gymnastics in the volume distribution of chest wall and the electromyographic activity of the respiratory muscles

      Background: Abdominal Hypopressive Gymnastics (AHG) can be defined as a set of postural techniques that synergistically ativaste the muscles from the pelvic floor and abdomen. This method has been used in the treatment of urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and the prevention of postpartum perineal strengthening. Furthermore, this technique has also been proposed as a therapeutic resource in postural alterations and sports.
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