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Article 1: Franco MM, Druisso P, Bø K, de Abreu DCC, Lara LAS, eSilva ACJSR. Fereira CHJ. Relationship between pelvic floor muscle strength and sexual dysfunction in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional study. Int Urogyn J 2017; 28:931-936.
Article 2: Ferreira CHJ, Dwyer PL, Davidson M, DeSouza A, Ugarte JA, Frawley HC. Does pelvic floor muscle training improve female sexual function? A systematic review. Int Urolgynecol J. 2015; 26:1735-1750.
Article 3: Sacomori C, Virtuoso JF, Kruger AP, Cardoso FL. Pelvic floor muscle strength and sexual function in women. Fisioterapia em Movimento, Curitiba. 2015; 28(4):657-665.
Article 1: Lee. D and Hodges, P. Behavior of the Linea Alba During a Curl-up Task in Diastasis Rectus Abdominis:An Observational Study. JOSPT. 2016, Vol 46 (7).580-589.
Article 2: Bo, K., Hilde, G., Tennfiord, K., Sperstad, J., Engh, M. Pelvic Floor Muscle Function, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction, and Diastasis Recti Abdominis:
Prospective Cohort Study. Neurology and Urodynamics 36:716-721 (2017).
Article 1: Sokol E. Management of fecal incontinence – focus on a vaginal insert for bowel control. Medical devices. 2016;9:85-91.
Article 2: Magalhães AP, et al. Can Hypopressive Exercises Provide Additional Benefits to Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Women With Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Neuorurol Urodyn. 2012 Jan;31(1): 121-5.
Article 1: Palmer MH, et al. Self-reported toileting behaviors in employed women: are they associated with lower urinary tract symptoms? Neurourol and Urodynam 2017;1-9.
Article 2: Sjogren J, et al. Toileting behavior and urinary tract symptoms among younger women. Int Urogynecol J 2017;28:1677-1684.
Article 3: Yang KN, et al. Female voiding postures and their effects on micturition. Int Urogynecol J 2010;21:1371-1376.
Article 4: Rane A, Iyer J. Posture and micturition: does it really matter how a women sits on the toilet? Int Urogynecol J 2014;25:1015-1021.
Article 1: Amorim AC1, Cacciari LP1, Passaro AC1, Silveira SRB2, Amorim CF3, Loss JF4, Sacco ICN1. Effect of combined actions of hip adduction/abduction on the force generation and maintenance of pelvic floor muscles in healthy women. PLoS One. 2017 May 24;12(5):e0177575. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177575.
Article 2: Jürgensen SP, Borghi-Silva A, Bastos AMFG, Correia GN, Pereira-Baldon VS, Cabiddu R, Catai AM, Driusso P. Relationship between aerobic capacity and pelvic floor muscles function: a cross-sectional study. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2017 Sep 21;50(11):e5996. doi: 10.1590/1414-431X20175996.PMID:28953985.
Article 1: Weight loss: a novel and effective treatment for urinary incontinence. Subek LL, Whitcomb E, Shen H, Saxton JS, Vittinghoff E, Brown JS. J Urol. 2005; 174: 190-195.
Article 2: Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise Group. Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women: results at 12 and 18 months. Wing RR, West DS, Grady D, Creasman JM, Richter HE, Myers D, Burgio KL, Franklin F, Gorin AA, Vittinghoff E, Macer J, Kusek JW, Subak LL. J Urol. 2010;184: 1005-1010.
Article 1: Pelvic floor dynamics during high-impact athletic activities: A computational modeling study. Dias N, Peng Y, Khavari R, et al. Clin Biomech 2016; 41:20–27.
Article 2: Effects of walking speeds and carrying techniques on intra-abdominal pressure in women. Coleman TJ, Hamad NM, Shaw JM, Egger MJ, Hsu Y, Hitchcock R, Jin H, Choi CK, Nygaard IE. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jul;26(7):967-74.
Article 1: Valsalva versus straining: There is a distinct difference in resulting bladder neck and puborectalis muscle position. Baessler K, Metz M, Jungninger B. Neurourology and Urodynamics.2017;36:1860-1866. DOI 10.1002/nau.23197.
Article 2: The Role of Femoroacetabluar Impingement in Core muscle injury/Athletic Pubalgia: Diagnosis and Treatment. Strosberg D. Frontiers in Surgery, Ellis T, Renton D. Frontiers in Surgery. Feb 2016; 3(6):1-5.
Article 1: Simultaneous urodynamic and anorectcal manometry studies in children: Insights into the relationship between the lower gastrointestinal and lower urinary tracts. Ambartsumyan L, Siddiqui A, Bauer S, Nurko S: Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016; 28(6):924-933 doi:10.1111/nmo.12794.
Article 2: Dysfunctional Urinary Voiding in Women With Functional Defecatory Disorders. Klingele DJ, Lightner DJ, Fletcher JG, Gebhart JB, Bharucha AD. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010; 22(10): 1094-e284.doi10.1111/j.1365-2982.2010.01539.x.
Article 1: Can the incidence of obstetric anal sphincter injury be reduced? The STOMP Experience. Basu M, Smith D, Edwards R, the STOMP project team. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology 2016; 202: 55–59.
Article 2: Defining Patient Knowledge and Perceptions of Vaginal Pessaries for Prolapse and Incontinence. Brown LK, Fenner DE, DeLancey JOL, Schimpf MO. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery 2016; 22(2):93-97.
Article 1: Does Central Sensitization Help Explain Idiopathic Overactive Bladder? Reynolds, et al. Nat Rev Urol. 2016 August; 13(8):481-491.
Article 2: Urinary Incontinence, Depression and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in Women Veterans. Bradley et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jun; 206(6): 502.e1-502.e8.
Article 1: Comparison of the efficacy of perineal and intravaginal biofeedback assisted pelvic floor muscle exercises in women with urodynamic stress urinary incontinence. Aysun Ozlu MD, Necmettin Yildiz MD, Ozer Oztekin MD. Neurourology and Urodynamics. 2017;9999:1-10.
Article 2: Electromyographic assessment of women’s pelvic floor: What is the best place for a superficial sensor? Neurology and Urodynamics. 2017;9999:1-7.Moretti, E., Galvao de Moura Filho, A. Correia de Almedia, J., Araujo, C., Lemos, C.
Article 1: TENS to treat vestibulodynia: A randomized trial. F. Murina, V. Bianco, et al BGOC An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology May 2008 1165-1170.
Article 2: Perineal surface electromyography does not typically demonstrate expected relaxation during normal voiding. Kirby AC, et al. Neurourol and Urodynam 2011 30(8):1591-1596.
Article 1: Virtual reality rehabilitation as a treatment approach for older women with mixed urinary incontinence: a feasibility study. Elliott, V., de Bruin, E. D. and Dumoulin, C. (2015), Neurourol. Urodynam., 34: 236–243. doi:10.1002/nau.22553
Article 2: The effects of training by virtual reality or gym ball on pelvic floor muscle strength in postmenopausal women: a randomized controlled trial. Martinho NM, Silva VR, Marques J, Carvalho LC, Iunes DH, Botelho S. Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy. 2016;20(3):248-257. doi:10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0148.
Article 1: Painful intercourse is significantly associated with evoked pain perception and cognitive aspects of pain in women with women with pelvic pain. Alappattu, et al. Sexual Med 2015;3:14-23.
Article 2: Women’s experiences of using vaginal trainers (dilators) to treat vaginal penetration difficulties diagnosed as vaginismus: a qualitative interview study. Macey et al. BMC Women’s Health (2015) 15:49.
Article 1: Altered resting state neuromotor connectivity in men with chronic prostatitis / chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a MAPP research network neuroimaging study. Kutch JJ, et al. NeuroImage: Clinical 8 (2015) 493-502.
Article 2: 6-day intensive treatment protocol for refractory chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome using myofascial release and paradoxical relaxation training. Anderson RU, Wise D, Sawyer T, Glowe P. The J of Urol (2011); 185:1294-1299.
Article 1: Effect of increasing awareness of pelvic floor muscle function on pelvic floor dysfunction: a randomized controlled trial. Berzuk K, Shay B. Int Urogynecol J (2015) 26:837-844.
Article 2: A Pelvic Health Curriculum in School Settings: The Effect on Adolescent Females’ Knowledge. Jennifer M. Hebert-Beirne et al. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (2015), doi: 10.1016/j.jpag.2015.09.006.