Genitourinary Health in Female Military Personnel: An Exploration of Prevalence and Impacts on 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
Pages140
Publication statusPublished - 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
http://www.icspp2020.ca/
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1V25nFYqXwb9s2qiZP73iyZfT24FpMLYR/view (Conference Program)
http://www.icspp2020.ca/documents/774/files/ICSPP%202020_Book_of_abstracts_V_13%20octobre.pdf (Book of Abstracts)

Conference

Conference5th International Congress on Soldiers' Physical Performance
Abbreviated titleICSPP
CountryCanada
CityQuebec
Period11/02/2014/02/20
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