Studying the Correlation Between Stress Urinary Incontinence Severity and Running Performance on the 30 Second Sit-to-Stand Test in Post-Partum Female Athletes


About this study

The purpose of this study is to examine correlations between stress urinary incontinence (SUI) severity and running cadence and asymmetry/performance on the 30s sit-to-stand test (SLSTS30sec) in post-partum women with SUI.



Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy, parous, adult volunteers.
  • Self-reported urinary incontinence during running with history of at least one prior delivery after 32 weeks gestation. 
  • Must regularly run at least 10 minutes per week and be pain-free on the day of data collection.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unwillingness to complete all components of the study.
  • Urge only urinary incontinence.
  • < 3 months postpartum or current pregnancy.
  • History of prolapse repair.
  • Incontinence surgery.

Eligibility last updated 9/29/22. Questions regarding updates should be directed to the study team contact.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Nicole Ron, P.T., D.P.T., W.C.S.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Nicole Ron P.T., D.P.T., W.C.S.

(507) 284-3693

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