Genitourinary Health in Female Military Personnel: An Exploration of Prevalence and Occupational Performance

Simone O'Shea, Rodney Pope, Rob Marc Orr, Kate Freire

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Abstract

Background: • Women are increasingly assuming more diverse roles within military forces worldwide. • A growing female workforce necessitates targeted health care support, • Genitourinary health issues, such as urinary tract infections (UTI) and incontinence, are more common in females and can impact on work performance • Women working in military contexts may be more at risk due to austere nature of many military environments and physical job demands Objectives: • Explore what is currently known about female genitourinary health in military contexts • Consider the relationships between female genitourinary health and military occupational health, safety & performance
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 11 Feb 2020
Event5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance - Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec, Canada
Duration: 11 Feb 202014 Feb 2020
Conference number: 5th
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Conference5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance
Abbreviated titleICSPP
CountryCanada
CityQuebec
Period11/02/2014/02/20
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O'Shea, S., Pope, R., Orr, R. M., & Freire, K. (2020). Genitourinary Health in Female Military Personnel: An Exploration of Prevalence and Occupational Performance. Poster session presented at 5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance, Quebec, Canada.