Brandão, Sofia

Women's Health and Biomechanics

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Table of contents

Part I. Women’s Health

1. Improving Women’s Health via the Biopsychosocial Model: Fibromyalgia as a Case Study to Explore Opportunities for Engineering Applications
Heather Lynn Rogers

2. Physical Activity and Women’s Mental Health
Eluana Gomes, Raquel Costa, Tânia Bastos, Michel Probst, Rui Corredeira

3. The Role of Ultrasound Imaging of Musculotendinous Structures in the Elderly Population
Luis Carrão, Rute Santos, Margarida Espanha, Paulo Armada-da-Silva, Ana Amaral, Sandra Amado, Henrique A. Almeida, Paula Faria, António Veloso

Part II. Bridging Clinical and Biomechanical Aspects of Breast Surgery

4. Diffusion-Weighted Breast Imaging: Beyond Morphology
Luísa Nogueira, Rita G. Nunes, Sofia Brandão, Isabel Ramos

5. The Effects of Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction on Body Posture and Biomechanical Aspects
Ana Paula Ribeiro, Thalissa Maniaes, Adriana Naomi Hamamoto

6. The Role of Physiotherapy in Female Breast Cancer
Soraia Cristina Tonon Luz, Gesilani Júlia Silva Honório

7. Breast Implants: Far Beyond Just Aesthetic Surgery
Nilza Ramião, Fabiana Zanata, Tomas Fortoul, Fabio X. Nahas, Lydia M. Ferreira, Pedro Martins, Antonio Augusto Fernandes, Maria Luz Barroso, Diana Costa Santos

Part III. The Biomechanics of the Reproductive Period

8. Anthropometrics and Ergonomics in Pregnant Women
Henrique A. Almeida, Rita M. T. Ascenso, Eunice Oliveira

9. Increased Step Width During Walking as Pregnancy Progresses: Functional or Mechanical Adaptation?
Wendy L. Gilleard

Diastasis Recti During Pregnancy and Postpartum

Patrícia Mota, Augusto Gil Pascoal, Cristiana Vaz, Filipa João, António Veloso, Kari Bø

11. Biomechanical Analysis of the Damage in the Pelvic Floor Muscles During Childbirth
Dulce Oliveira, Marco Parente, Teresa Mascarenhas, Renato Natal Jorge

Part IV. Clinical Approach on the Female Pelvic Floor

12. Pelvic Floor in Female Athletes: From Function to Dysfunction
Alice Carvalhais, Thuane Da Roza, Cinara Sacomori

13. Toward the Development of a Vaginal Finger-Cot Device for Measuring Pelvic Floor Muscles Strength
Augusto Gil Pascoal, Patrícia Silva, Fátima Sancho

14. Physiotherapeutic Diagnostic Process for Female Urinary Incontinence
Bary Berghmans, Maura Seleme

15. Psychological Morbidity, Sexual Satisfaction, Coping, and Quality of Life in Women with Urinary Incontinence in Rehabilitation Treatment
M. Graça Pereira, Susana Pedras, Cláudia Senra

Part V. Biomechanical Analysis of the Female Pelvic Floor

16. Searching for the Tissue Mechanical Properties in Pelvic Floor Dysfunction by Computational Modeling
Elisabete Silva, Sofia Brandão, Marco Parente, Teresa Mascarenhas, Renato Natal Jorge

17. Computational Analysis of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
Aroj Bhattarai, Ralf Frotscher, Manfred Staat

Keywords: Engineering, Structural Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Imaging / Radiology, Gynecology, Sports Medicine

Publication year
Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics
Page amount
18 pages
Technology, Energy, Traffic
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