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Does improved functional performance help to reduce urinary incontinence in institutionalized older women? a multicenter randomized clinical trial

  • Erwin CPM Tak1, 2Email author,
  • Ariëtte van Hespen1,
  • Paula van Dommelen1 and
  • Marijke Hopman-Rock1, 2, 3
BMC Geriatrics201212:51

Received: 15 June 2012

Accepted: 24 August 2012

Published: 6 September 2012

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Original Submission
15 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
6 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Erwin Tak
Resubmission - Version 2
6 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
8 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Vikky Morris
10 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mandy Wells
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
24 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
6 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-12-51

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Authors’ Affiliations

TNO Expertise center Life Style
Body@Work, Research Center Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO-VU, University Medical Center
Department of Public and Occupational Health/EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research (EMGO+), VU University Medical Center