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Pelvic Organ Prolapse and The Female Athlete

Pelvic Organ Prolapse and The Female Athlete

Pelvic Organ Prolapse and The Female Athlete

This course includes
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Course Forum
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion


Pelvic Organ Prolapse (known as POP) is not often talked about.

But it is actually fairly common for women who have had a child to have some level of prolapse, and this can also be accompanied with other pelvic floor disorders such as incontinence.

When the bladder bulges into the vagina, this is called cystocele, and is the most common form of POP. Rectocele is when the rectum bulges into or out of the vagina. There is also uterine Prolapse and small bowel prolapse (enterocele).

Prolapse can have a substantial effect on a woman’s quality of life and as health and fitness professionals, it is important that we are aware of what it is, and what help we can give our clients who experience POP, especially our female athletes that want to get back into the activities that they love.


Learning Objectives:

This online course is about POP in female athletes and will cover the following:

  1. The definition of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  2. What is “normal” and what isn’t
  3. What the POP Symptoms are and what they MEAN
  4. The contributing factors to POP
  5. How POP changes over time
  6. Assessment of POP – physical, functional, and psychosocial
  7. Management of POP – PFMT, Pessaries, Manual Therapy, and exercise/activity/pressure
  8. Q and A section as well as a section for you to ask your question in the comments at any time.



If you are interested in helping female athletes with pelvic organ prolapse, then this online course is for you.

Sign up today to get started on challenging the status quo about POP and Female Athletes!

The instructors
Antony Lo (he/his)
B.App.Sc.(Physio)(USyd)., Master in Manual Therapy (UWA)

Antony Lo is a physiotherapist from Australia and runs The Physio Detective service. He earned his degree from the University of Sydney and has been in practice since 1997.

He completed his post-graduate masters in Manual Therapy (Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) from the University of Western Australia and commenced his Specialisation training in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy.

He has been involved with treating CrossFit athletes since 2011 and has helped some of the world’s best CrossFitters at the highest levels through to beginners of all ages. He loves and participates in CrossFit and is a strong advocate for the sport. Through participation and through his work as a Physiotherapist at all levels of CrossFit, he has developed a model of treatment that utilises the best from Sports Science, Musculoskeletal/Sports Physiotherapy, Pain Science, and Women’s Health research to provide a realistic holistic model of care balancing the biopsychosocial model of healthcare.

He is NOT an employee of CrossFit, he does not represent or work for them in any way and his views and opinions are entirely his own. He holds a CrossFit level 1 – Trainer Certificate and is a CrossFit Football Coach/Consultant (now CrossFit Sports Specific Application). Antony has a wife and 3 beautiful children in the best city in the world – Sydney, Australia!

Course Material included in this course
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse and The Female Athlete
  • Welcome To Pelvic Organ Prolapse and The Female Athlete!
  • Handout With References
  • Course Presentation, Menti Responses And Questions
  • Chat File - Downloadable
  • Feedback and Opportunity To Ask Questions
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