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Bachelor's on Physiotherapy from University Ribeirão Preto (1995), master's at Public Health from Nursing School of Ribeirão Preto-University of São Paulo (2000) and doctorate on Public Health from Nursing School of Ribeirão Preto-University of São Paulo (2004). She is a professor at the Department of Health Sciences of the Ribeirão Preto Medical School-USP, responsible for the area of Women´s Health Physiotherapy, investigating physiotherapy interventions related to women´s pelvic floor, pregnancy and postpartum period. Participated of a post-doctorate felowship at Mercy Hospital for Women in Melbourne/Australia in 2013, and became an Associate Professor in 2017. Founder and former President of the Brazilian Association of Physiotherapy in Women's Health (ABRAFISM), she is currently Scientific Director of this Association and Chief Delegate Representative of Brazil at the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Pelvic and Women's Health (IOPTPWH) a subgroup of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy (WCPT) and an Associate Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy in the women´s health area. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
The proposal includes a visit of Professor Kari Bo to the functional evaluation of the pelvic floor laboratory (LAFAP) of Ribeirão Preto Medical School- University of São Paulo. The main line of research of Prof. Kari focuses on the function of the pelvic floor muscles, their dysfunctions and rehabilitation through exercises. Professor Kari is a renowned and award-winning researcher in ...
It is estimated that about 30% of women cannot voluntarily contract the pelvic floor muscles (PFM). PFM training represents the first therapeutic option for the treatment of female urinary incontinence (UI), however the inability to contract this muscle prevents its use. The primary objective of this project is to evaluate clinically the efficacy of transvaginal electrical stimulation t...
Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) presents high prevalence in female population, causing a great socially and economically negative impact. At 80 years old, 11.1% of the women had indication for surgery repair of genital prolapse or urinary incontinence. Although some studies indicate that women with POP are more likely to have a decrease in pelvic floor muscles (PFM) strength, there is virtu...
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