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Stress Urinary Incontinence in Elite Athletes

2019-05-09 18:23:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A protocol of pelvic floor muscles training (PFMT) in elite athletes was applied. They will do it for 4 months. Then re-evaluated.

Description

The athletes of the Portuguese national female's volleyball team were evaluated through perineometry, pad-test and Kings health questionnaire. They were taught a plan of pelvic floor muscles training (PFMT) to perform for 4 months. After this time they will be re-evaluated with the same measuring instruments.

Study Design

Conditions

Pelvic Floor Disorders

Intervention

Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT), Pad test

Location

Telma Filipa Rodrigues Pereira Pires
Vila Real
Trás-os-Montes E Alto Douro
Portugal
5000-438

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-05-09T18:23:21-0400

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