Physical activity and urinary incontinence among healthy, older women.

  title={Physical activity and urinary incontinence among healthy, older women.},
  author={Kim N. Danforth and Aparna Diwan Shah and Mary Kay Townsend and Karen Loeb Lifford and Gary C. Curhan and Neil M. Resnick and Francine n Grodstein},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={109 3},
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between physical activity and risk of developing urinary incontinence (UI). METHODS Prospective analysis from the Nurses' Health Study of women aged 54-79 years. Physical activity was reported in 1986 and biennially afterward. To determine stable, long-term activity levels, data were averaged across all questionnaires (bottom quintile: 6.2 metabolic equivalent task hours per week or less; top quintile: more than 28.6 metabolic equivalent task hours per… CONTINUE READING

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