Pelvic floor model (IMAGE) University of Texas at Austin Caption Researchers used Finite Element analysis, typically deployed to test structures for stress events like earthquakes, to study the pelvic floor in women. Credit The University of Texas at Austin. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.