Athletic Incontinence: Proposal of a New Term for a New Woman

Maíta Araujo, Marair Sartori, Manoel Girão
2017 Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetrícia  
Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 2017;39:441-442. In 1896, Baron Pierre de Coubertin inaugurated the first modern era Olympic Games. At that time, women could not participate in the competitions, as sports in general were considered dangerous for women's health. At the Paris Olympics (1900), of the 997 enrolled athletes, 22 were women who competed in sailing, tennis and golf. 1 Women's participation increased considerably, and in the 2016 Olympic Games, which were held in the city of Rio de Janeiro,
more » ... Rio de Janeiro, almost half of the athletes were women. 2 However, the "slogan" proposed by Baron de Coubertin during the creation of the International Olympic Committee, "Citius, Altius, Fortius" (faster, higher, stronger), has caused Fig. 1 Physiopathology of athletic incontinence.
doi:10.1055/s-0037-1605370 pmid:28728191 fatcat:xh3uypfssjhcxaavacwnv6v4oa