Is Physical Activity Good or Bad for the Pelvic Floor?

State of the Art Lecture 3

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Thursday 5th September 2019
11:30 - 12:00
Hall K
Capacity: 1500

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Discussing the evidence for the two opposing hypotheses on the effect of physical activity and strenuous exercise on the pelvic floor. The first is that general exercise training strengthens the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and decreases the levator hiatus. The other hypothesis is that general exercise training overloads, stretches and weakens the pelvic floor.

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