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The standardization of terminology of female pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic floor dysfunction.
This article presents a standard system of terminology recently approved by the International Continence Society, the American Urogynecologic Society, and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons for theExpand
Evaluation of female pelvic-floor muscle function and strength.
Evaluation of pelvic-floor muscle (PFM) function and strength is necessary (1) to be able to teach and give feedback regarding a woman's ability to contract the PFM and (2) to document changes in PFMExpand
Standardization of terminology of pelvic floor muscle function and dysfunction: Report from the pelvic floor clinical assessment group of the International Continence Society
STANDARDIZATION This report presents a standardization of terminology of pelvic £oor muscle function and dysfunction. No earlier documents contained de¢nitions on this terminology. These de¢nitionsExpand
Single blind, randomised controlled trial of pelvic floor exercises, electrical stimulation, vaginal cones, and no treatment in management of genuine stress incontinence in women
Abstract Objective:To compare the effect of pelvic floor exercises, electrical stimulation,vaginal cones, and no treatment for genuine stress incontinence. Design:Stratified, single blind, randomisedExpand
Urinary Incontinence, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, Exercise and Sport
  • K. Bø
  • Medicine
  • Sports medicine
  • 2004
Urinary incontinence is defined as “the complaint of any involuntary leakage of urine” and is a common problem in the female population with prevalence rates varying between 10% and 55% in 15- toExpand
Pelvic floor muscle training is effective in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, but how does it work?
  • K. Bø
  • Medicine
  • International Urogynecology Journal
  • 24 January 2004
To date several randomized controlled trials (RCT) have shown that pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training is effective in the treatment of female stress (SUI) and mixed urinary incontinence and,Expand
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training During Pregnancy to Prevent Urinary Incontinence: A Single‐Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
OBJECTIVE Urinary incontinence is a chronic health complaint that severely reduces quality of life. Pregnancy and vaginal delivery are main risk factors in the development of urinary incontinence.Expand
Urinary Incontinence During Pregnancy
OBJECTIVE: To investigate incidence and prevalence of urinary incontinence during pregnancy and associated risk factors. METHODS: The data collection was conducted as part of the Norwegian Mother andExpand
Correlates of regular exercise during pregnancy: the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort Study
The aims of this study were to describe the level of exercise during pregnancy and to assess factors associated with regular exercise. Using data from the Norwegian Mother and Child Cohort StudyExpand
Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms? An assessor-blinded, randomized, controlled trial.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in reversing pelvic organ prolapse and alleviating symptoms. STUDY DESIGN This assessor-blinded,Expand