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Prof Kari Bø
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

ICS 2018

Open Discussion ePoster Session 28 Open Discussion ePosters 606 Is pelvic floor muscle training effective for symptoms of overactive bladder in women? A systematic review

ICS 2017

Podium Short Oral Session 39 Anatomy and Biomechanics 747 Do regular exercisers have stronger pelvic floor muscles than non-regular exercisers during pregnancy?

ICS 2015

Podium Session 3 Innovations in Pelvic Floor Muscle Therapy 13 PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE FUNCTION AND DYSFUNCTION IN THE PERIPARTUM PERIOD IN WOMEN WITH AND WITHOUT DIASTASIS RECTI ABDOMINIS

Podium Short Oral Session 15 Obstetrical Pelvic Floor Injury 216 DOES EPISIOTOMY INFLUENCE VAGINAL RESTING PRESSURE, PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE AND PREVALENCE OF URINARY INCONTINENCE SIX WEEKS POSTPARTUM?

ICS 2013

Podium Session 22 Pelvic Organ Prolapse 1 205 RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL OF PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE TRAINING TO PREVENT AND TREAT PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE IN POSTPARTUM PRIMIPAROUS WOMEN

ICS 2011

Podium Poster Session 14 Epidemiology and Outcomes Research 147 LONG TERM EFFECT OF PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE TRAINING FOR FEMALE STRESS AND MIXED URINARY INCONTINENCE- A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Podium Poster Session 21 Faecal Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction 218 DOES A RING PESSARY IN SITU IMPROVE PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE FUNCTION IN WOMEN WITH PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE?

ICS 2008

Podium Poster Session 5 Pelvic Floor (1) 38 4D ULTRASOUND TO MEASURE CLOSURE OF THE LEVATOR HIATUS DURING PELVIC FLOOR AND TRANSVERSUS ABDOMINIS CONTRACTION

ICS 2007

Podium Poster Session 12 Pregnancy and Childbirth:Room: Grote Zaal - Chairs: Bob Freeman & Harry Vervest 95 DOES PELVIC FLOOR MUSCLE TRAINING DURING PREGNANCY NEGATIVELY AFFECT LABOUR AND BIRTH?

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Kari Bø

Honorary Member

Profession:Physiotherapist
Qualifications:Professor PhD
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Kari Bo is a professor at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Dept of Sports Medicine, in Oslo, Norway. She is an internationally renowned physiotherapist and exercise scientist. She is a specialist in the research and treatment of women's urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunctions. She was elected vice chancellor of the University from 1999-2001. She is the vice president of the International Organization of Physical Therapists in Women’s Health, WCPT, and the vice president of the Norwegian Council for Physical Activity, giving direct advice to the Norwegian Minister of Health on physical activity, fitness and health. In addition, she is the vice president of the Norwegian Physiotherapy Association subgroup for Sport Physiotherapy.

Kari Bø has written numerous scientific papers on pelvic floor dysfunction, treatment of incontinence and low back pain, measurement methodology, fitness and women’s health. In addition, she has published numerous articles, videos and books about the pelvic floor, fitness, pregnancy and physical activity, and women’s health in general for the lay public. Her main area of interest and research is pelvic floor function and dysfunction, exercise science and women’s health. Kari is in the Cochrane review group for conservative treatment for incontinence. She has been member of the first two International consultations on incontinence (conservative treatment) and she is appointed member of the WCPT “Evidence based practice advicory group”. She has written several systematic reviews on pelvic floor muscle training and electrical stimulation. She is on the editorial board on several scientific journals, reviewer in many international journals, member of research committees, teaches methodology to master and PhD students and holds the position as the leader of the “Committee for PhD Education” at the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, and is appointed member of the Program committee for Clinical Research at the Norwegian Research Council. She has been a visiting fellow to Stanford University, USA, and a guest professor at the University of Dunedin, New Zealand, University of Melbourne, Australia, and the Ministry of Health, Singapore. She is considered the lead international expert of pelvic floor muscle training and is a popular presenter all over the world.

Prof Kari Bø declared on the Friday 5th January 2018 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).

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