Online Course
Male Pelvic Anatomy
Understanding pelvic floor anatomy and physiology is the first step toward clinical competency

2-2.5 hours





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Pierre Roscher
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Pierre is a physiotherapist with a passion for educating others about men's health physiotherapy

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Understanding pelvic floor anatomy and physiology is critical if you want to be an effective and successful men’s health physiotherapist. This course, the second in an eight-part series, provides an overview and introduction to the complex and fascinating anatomy of the male pelvic floor. You will learn about pelvic osteology, pelvic floor musculature and innervation, neural control over pelvic floor physiology, and gain an understanding of common sources of pelvic pain.


This course aims to introduce the key anatomical features and basic physiology of the male pelvic floor.


This course is made up of three videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Videos
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.


Availability - this course is online and can be completed on your own schedule.

Hours of Learning - No deadlines are applied to this course and it can be started and completed in your own time according to your personal schedule. We expect the required elements to take around 2-2.5 hours depending on your schedule and learning style. Additionally there are many optional resources provided and if you choose to review these the course could take longer to complete.

Types of Activities - Watching videos, reading, a final quiz and participating in an international discussion forum.

Certificates - At the end of the course, when you have completed all of the required elements, you will be able to download a certificate of completion and 2 Plus points will be added to your personalised learning dashboard.

Requirements to complete this course

In order to complete this course and receive a course completion certificate plus CEUs/CCUs/CPD points you will need to:

  1. Respect the Plus Community Culture.
  2. Log all the required learning activities as complete (represented by the orange icons!).
  3. Actively and appropriately participate in the course discussions.
  4. Pass a final quiz with a score of 80% or more.
  5. Complete a course evaluation form.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • list the three pelvic floor layers and their contents
  • explain how pelvic anatomy can influence bowel and bladder continence
  • describe the physiology of male sexual functioning

Instructor financial and non-financial disclosures

No relevant relationships disclosed by instructor.


For special needs or accommodations please contact us with details of how we can meet your needs.

Featured reviews
The course is informative, and the instructor is fantastic! He simplifies things by visualizing the anatomy using the models, which helps with a better understanding!
Ayman Ahmed abdelaziz mohamed