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The effect of lumbar lordosis, pelvic tilt, type and number of labor in volleyball players suffering stress urinary incontinence
Samira Vatandust1, Behnosh vasaghi- Gharamaleki2, Behrooz Attar bashi Moghadam 3
1- Sport Physical Therapy MSc. Student, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, IRAN University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN
2- Assistant Professor, Basic Sciences of Rehabilitation Department, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, IRAN University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN.
3- Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, School of Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IRAN , attarbashi@tums.ac.ir
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Background and Aim : Pay attention to high prevalence of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women athletes and role of changes in lumbar lordosis, pelvic tilt and the type and number of delivery factors on the incidence of Urinary Stress Incontinence also lack of studies in this problem about risk factors (Predisposing factors) in Iranian population, this study was designed to investigate the relationship between changes in lumbar curvature and pelvic tilt with SUI and to determine the type and parity on the incidence of this problem .

  

Materials and Methods : In this cross - sectional study through easy and available sampling, 17 volleyball player with SUI and 15 healthy volleyball player, aged 20-40 years old. Females after interview and taking demographic information participated in the study. The Persian questionnaire of ICIQ-UISF (International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Urinary Incontinence Short Form) used to confirm the SUI. A flexible ruler and inclinometer were used to measure lumbar lordosis and pelvic tilt .

  

Results: A statistically significant difference was seen between the two groups in terms of the lumbar spine curvature (p< 0.001) and pelvic tilt (p = 0.02) respectively. Based on the findings, the number of delivery was no significant effect on the incidence of Stress Urinary Incontinence but there was significant relationship between type of delivery and SUI .

  

Conclusion: With significant difference in the lumbar lordosis and pelvic tilt in athletic women with and without SUI, also advised to emphasize on the epidemiological and etiological investigation studies of lumbar lordosis and pelvic tilt in patients with Stress Urinary Incontinence.

 

Key words: Stress urinary incontinence, Women athletes, Lumbo-pelvic posture

Keywords: Stress urinary incontinence, Women athletes, Lumbo-pelvic posture
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Physiotherapy
Received: 2015/05/10 | Accepted: 2015/05/10 | Published: 2015/05/10
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Vatandust S, vasaghi- Gharamaleki B, Attar bashi Moghadam B. The effect of lumbar lordosis, pelvic tilt, type and number of labor in volleyball players suffering stress urinary incontinence. mrj. 2015; 9 (2) :25-34
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