JANET M SHAW, PhD, FACSM portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Obstetrics And Gynecology
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Adjunct Professor, Nutrition & Integrative Physiology
  • Professor, Health and Kinesiology

Research Statement

I study the health benefits of physical activity and exercise, with a particular interest in women's health.

Presentations

  • “Physical Activity and Pelvic Floor Health,” invited presentation given at the Northwest Chapter meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, Bend, OR. , Presented, 2018.
  • Pelvic floor health and rehabilitation in pregnancy and post birth” tutorial lecture presentation for the national meeting of the 2020 American College of Sports Medicine, with Dr. Kari BØ. Cancelled due to COVID-19. , Accepted, 2019.
  • “Intra-abdominal Pressure and Daily Living: How a Simple Measurement can Provide Insight into Physical Behavior and Health” Chair of workshop presented at the International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement, June 25, 2019, Maastricht, Netherlands. Co-presenters: Monika Leitner & Robert Hitchcock. , Presented, 2019.
  • Physical Activity and Stress Urinary Incontinence: Why Do We Know So Little? Presentation given within the “Exercise, Women and Aging” Symposium at the Southwest Chapter meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, November 9, 2007. I organized and presided over the Symposium. , Accepted, 2007.

Publications

  • Wolpern, A.E. (date unknown). Wrist-worn accelerometry usage in primiparous early postpartum women. (pp. S829). Vol. 49. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Accepted, .
  • Joy, EA (date unknown). Joy, E.A., Ball, T., Shaw, J.M. Development and implementation of the Physical Activity Vital Sign (PAVS), in R.R. Pate & D.M. Buchner (Eds.) Implementing Physical Activity Strategies, pp. 131 – 136. Human Kinetics, 2014.. Accepted, .
  • Joy EA (date unknown). Joy, E.A., Ball, T., Shaw, J.M. Development and implementation of the Physical Activity Vital Sign (PAVS), in R.R. Pate & D.M. Buchner (Eds.) Implementing Physical Activity Strategies, pp. 131 – 136. Human Kinetics, 2014.. Accepted, .
  • Wolpern AE (date unknown). Physical activity in the early postpartum period in primiparous women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. Vol. 24, 1149-1154. Accepted, .
  • Wolpern AE (date unknown). Relationship of heart rate, perceived exertion, and intra-abdominal pressure in women. Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology. Vol. 9, 97-103. Accepted, .
  • Middlekauff, M.L. (date unknown). The impact of acute and chronic strenuous exercise on pelvic floor muscle strength and support in nulliparous healthy women. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 215, 316.e1-7. Accepted, .
  • Goh TL (date unknown). Goh TL, Ball T, Shaw JM, Hannon JC. Physical activity and dietary behaviors of health clinic workers trying to lose weight. Health. 4:493-499, 2012. Accepted, .
  • Dietze-Hermosa M (date unknown). Intra-abdominal pressure and pelvic floor health: Should we be thinking about this relationship differently?. Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery. Vol. 26, 409-414. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard IE (date unknown). Nygaard IE, Shaw JM, Bardsley T, Egger MJ. Lifetime physical activity and female stress urinary incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jul;213(1):40.e1-40.e10. Accepted, .
  • Coleman TJ (date unknown). Coleman TJ, Hamad NM, Shaw JM, Egger MJ, Hsu Y, Hitchcock R, Jin H, Choi CK, Nygaard IE. Effects of walking speeds and carrying techniques on intra-abdominal pressure in women. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jul;26(7):967-74. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard, I (date unknown). Nygaard I., Shaw J., Egger M. Exploring the association between lifetime physical activity and pelvic floor disorders: study and design challenges. Contemporary Clinical Trials Jul;33(4):819-27. PMID: 22521947. Accepted, .
  • Hsu, Y (date unknown). Hsu Y, Coleman TJ, Hitchcock RW, Heintz K, Shaw JM, Nygaard IE. Clinical evaluation of a wireless intra-vaginal pressure transducer. Int Urogynecol J. 23:1741-7, 2012. Accepted, .
  • Greenwood JLJ (date unknown). Greenwood JLJ, Lin J, Arguello D, Ball T, Shaw JM. Healthy eating vital sign: A new assessment tool for eating behaviors. ISRN Obesity. 2012. Article ID 734682, 7 pages. doi: 10.5402/2012/734682. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard IE (date unknown). Habitus and pelvic floor symptoms and support 1 year postpartum. Obstetrics and Gynecology. Vol. 137, 821-830. Accepted, .
  • de Gennaro, J. (date unknown). The relationship between intra-abdominal pressure and body acceleration during exercise. Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Vol. 25, 231-237. Accepted, .
  • Ball TJ (date unknown). Predictive Validity of an Adult Physical Activity “Vital Sign” Recorded in Electronic Health Records. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Vol. 13, 403-8. Accepted, .
  • Hitchcock R, Shaw JM, Niederauer S, Zhou J, Sheng X, Yang M, Nygaard IE (date unknown). Association Between Measures of Trunk Recovery 5 to 10 Weeks Postpartum and Pelvic Floor Support and Symptoms 1 Year Postpartum in Primiparas Delivered Vaginally. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. Vol. 27, e427-e435. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard IE, Wolpern A, Bardsley T, Egger MJ, Shaw JM (date unknown). Early postpartum physical activity and pelvic floor support and symptoms 1 year postpartum. American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. Vol. 224, 193.e1-193.e19. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard IE, Shaw JM, Wang J, Sheng X, Yang M, Niederauer S, Hitchcock R (date unknown). Do Measures of Muscular Fitness Modify the Effect of Intra-abdominal Pressure on Pelvic Floor Support in Postpartum Women?. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. Vol. 27, e267-e276. Accepted, .
  • Saltzman HM, Egger MJ, Bardsley T, Ding Q, Shaw JM, Nygaard IE (date unknown). Differences in Pelvic Floor Symptoms During Pregnancy Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Women. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery. Vol. 26, 37-43. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard, I.E. (date unknown). Physical and cultural determinants of postpartum pelvic floor support and symptoms following vaginal delivery: a protocol for a mixed-methods prospective cohort study. BMJ Open. Vol. 10. Accepted, .
  • Frost CJ (date unknown). Frost, C.J., Murphy, P.A., Shaw, J.M., Jones, K.P., Varner, M., Mihalopoulos, N., Lake, E., Patrick, S., Johnston, L., & Digre, K.B. Reframing the View of Women's Health in the United States: Ideas from a Multidisciplinary National Center of Excellence in Women's Health Demonstration Project. Clinics in Mother and Child Health 11: 156. doi:10.4172/2090-7214.1000156. Accepted, .
  • Nygaard, IE (date unknown). Nygaard IE, Shaw JM, Bardsley T, Egger MJ. Lifetime physical activity and pelvic organ prolapse in middle-aged women. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014, 210(5) 477.e1-12. Accepted, .
  • Shaw, JM (date unknown). Shaw JM, Hamad N, Coleman T, Egger MJ, Hsu Y, Hitchcock R, Nygaard IE. Intra-abdominal pressures during activity in women using an intra-vaginal pressure transducer. Journal of Sports Sciences. 32:1176-85, 2014. Accepted, .
  • Shaw, J.M. (date unknown). Exercise, sport and the pelvic floor. Vol. 13. International Urogynecological Association Newsletter. Accepted, .
  • Frost CJ (date unknown). Title IX and Its Impact After 40 Years: Understanding Physical Activity Perspectives of Adolescent Girls. Utah Women's Health Review. Accepted, .