Physical Activity and Urinary Incontinence in Women – RECRUITING


Urinary incontinence affects up to one in five Canadian women. Stresses induced on the pelvic floor during high impact activities such as running are associated with reports of urine leakage during these activities. This experience of “stress urinary incontinence” ultimately leads women to withdraw from these activities, and inactivity can lead to adverse health [...]

Questionnaires for Exercise Induced Urinary Incontinence – RECRUITING


The health benefits of physical activity are many, and exercise appears to protect many women from bladder control issues. Yet in some cases, urine leakage in women can be aggravated by physical activity. This “exercise-induced urinary incontinence” is not well understood, both in terms of the underlying problem and how best to manage it. To [...]

Improving care for females with urinary incontinence – RECRUITING


Do you want to improve care for females with urinary incontinence? Our team is exploring the current management of females who experience urinary incontinence in Ontario. We are looking to speak to: 1. Females who sought healthcare professionals to diagnose and/or treat urinary incontinence in Ontario in the past 2 years. 2. Primary Care Physicians [...]

Urinary Incontinence and Your Nerves – RESULTS PENDING!


Background (We are no longer recruiting - Please stay tuned for what we have learned!!)  Many women experience daily urine leakage which is also referred to as urinary incontinence and the most commonly reported among women is stress urinary incontinence, which is defined as the involuntary loss of urine during an exertion, cough, or [...]