Exercise Group for Urinary Incontinence, Urge

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Urinary Incontinence, Urge+2 More
Exercise Group - Behavioral
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Study Summary

A prospective, two-arm randomized clinical trial utilizing a multidimensional intervention to reduce falls in older women with Urinary Urge Incontinence. The intervention consist of general balance and strength training, bladder training and urge suppression, and home hazard assessments. The control group will receive informational booklets on fall prevention and behavioral treatment for urinary urge incontinence.

Eligible Conditions

  • Urinary Incontinence, Urge

Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Progress

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Study Objectives

1 Primary · 2 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 months

12 months
Change in number of falls between the baseline visit and 1 year
Change in urinary incontinence score on the ICIQ-SF between baseline visit and 1 year
Change in urinary incontinence score on the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire Short Form (ICIQ-SF) between baseline visit and 1 year

Trial Safety

Safety Progress

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Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Exercise Group
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Control Group
1 of 2
Active Control

375 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Exercise Group · No Placebo Group · N/A

Exercise Group
ActiveComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Exercise Group · Intervention Types: Behavioral
Control GroupNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control Group · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 12 months

Trial Background

Prof. Uduak Andy, Assistant Professor
Principal Investigator
University of Pennsylvania
Closest Location: University of Pennsylvania · Philadelphia, PA
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2011First Recorded Clinical Trial
4 TrialsResearching Urinary Incontinence, Urge
1048 CompletedClinical Trials

Eligibility Criteria

Age 65+ · Female Participants · 10 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are female.\n
You are living independently in the community.\n
You are willing to be randomized.
You are physically active for 30 minutes or more per day on average over the past 6 months.
You are able to walk without assistance.
You are not planning to initiate new UI or OAB treatment during the study duration.

About The Reviewer

Michael Gill preview

Michael Gill - B. Sc.

First Published: October 9th, 2021

Last Reviewed: August 12th, 2022

Michael Gill holds a Bachelors of Science in Integrated Science and Mathematics from McMaster University. During his degree he devoted considerable time modeling the pharmacodynamics of promising drug candidates. Since then, he has leveraged this knowledge of the investigational new drug ecosystem to help his father navigate clinical trials for multiple myeloma, an experience which prompted him to co-found Power Life Sciences: a company that helps patients access randomized controlled trials.