Exercise guidelines and recommendations during pregnancy

Jacalyn J. Robert-Mccomb, Jessica Stovall

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After completing this chapter, you should have an understanding of the following: Physiological changes of pregnancy that may affect exercise. Effects of exercise on the baby. Activities to encourage and discourage during pregnancy. Guidelines for exercising while pregnant. Postpartum exercise.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Active Female
Subtitle of host publicationHealth Issues Throughout The Lifespan
PublisherHumana Press
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781588297303
StatePublished - 2008

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