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
|Publication status||Unpublished - 11 Feb 2020|
|Event||5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance - Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Quebec, Canada|
Duration: 11 Feb 2020 → 14 Feb 2020
Conference number: 5th
|Conference||5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance|
|Period||11/02/20 → 14/02/20|
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.