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Urinary Incontinence and Practice of Physical Exercises

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00906854
First Posted: May 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 21, 2009
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Information provided by:
Universidade de Franca
  Purpose

Introduction: Urinary incontinence is often seen as a problem that affects multipara and old-aged women, however, there is evidence that during high impact physical activity, mainly, or those ones which promote a sudden increase of intra-abdominal pressure, this symptom is common, even among young women, physically active, and without known risk factors.

Objective: Evaluate the prevalence of urinary incontinence in nulliparous and nulligest women who regularly practice physical activities.

Method: 108 women, nulliparous and nulligest, average age 23.9 years old (from 18 to 30 years old) who exercise regularly. They were divided into 3 groups according to the regular practice of exercise forms, they are (G1) weight training, (G2) aerobic exercises, included jump, step and dancing classes, and (G3) swimming (crawl mode). All participants were questioned about the perception of leakage of urine during the practice of exercises. The established exclusion criterion included: surgeries of urinary tract, urinary infections, gestations, child-birth, advanced aged, obesity, sedentariness and practice of only one form of physical activity.


Condition
Urinary Incontinence

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: Urinary Incontinence and Practice of Physical Exercises Among Nulliparous and Nulligest Women

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Further study details as provided by Universidade de Franca:

Enrollment: 108
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2008
Primary Completion Date: August 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Group I
practice of weight training exercises
Group II
aerobic exercises as part of lessons jump, step and dance classes
Group III
swimming (crawl mode)

Detailed Description:
The assessment was carried out in academies of the city of Franca. All participants were questioned about the perception of loss of urine during the practice of exercises.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 30 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
108 women, nulliparous and nulligest, average age 23.9 years old (from 18 to 30 years old) who exercise regularly. They were divided into 3 groups according to the regular practice of exercise forms, they are (G1) weight training, (G2) aerobic exercises, included jump, step and dancing classes, and (G3) swimming. All participants were questioned about the perception of leakage of urine during the practice of exercises.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • practice of exercises

Exclusion Criteria:

  • surgeries of urinary tract
  • urinary infections
  • gestations
  • child-birth
  • advanced aged
  • obesity
  • sedentary and practice of only one form of physical activity
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00906854


Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidade de Franca
Investigators
Study Director: Lislei Patrizzi Universidade de Franca
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lislei Jorge Patrizzi, Universidade de Franca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00906854     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0061/08
First Submitted: May 19, 2009
First Posted: May 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 21, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Universidade de Franca:
urinary incontinence
physical exercise

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence
Enuresis
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders