Corpus ID: 3902040

The Effect of a Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Program Using Active and Resisted Exercises on Male Sexual Function : A Randomised Controlled Trial

  title={The Effect of a Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Program Using Active and Resisted Exercises on Male Sexual Function : A Randomised Controlled Trial},
  author={Drozdova Ga},
A small RCT showed improved erectile function in men with mild erectile dysfunction (ED) and enhanced erections and ejaculation in men without ED, with the resistance programme expediting the results beyond the capacity of the non-resistance programme. Pelvic floor muscle strength, erectile rigidity and durability, ejaculation control and force as well as confidence and sexual pleasure were improved. Those in the control group failed to show improvement. 


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