All publications of “Eliana Viana Monteiro Zucchi”

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Pre-participation gynecological evaluation of female athletes: a new proposal

Tathiana Rebizzi Parmigiano, Eliana Viana Monteiro Zucchi, Maíta Poli de Araujo, Camila Santa Cruz Guindalini, Rodrigo de Aquino Castro, Zsuzsanna Ilona Katalin de Jármy Di Bella, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082014AO3205

ObjectiveTo propose the inclusion of a gynecological investigation during the evaluation of athletes before competitions, using a specific instrument called the Pre-participation Gynecological Examination (PPGE).MethodsThe study assessed 148 athletes, mean age of 15.4±2.0 years, who engaged in eight different sports modalities, and who responded to a questionnaire named Pre-Participation Gynecological Examination (PPGE), to the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire – Short Form (for urinary loss), and to the Eating Attitudes Test (for eating disorders).ResultsFifty percent of the participants reported irregular […]