ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal®: September - October 2020 CEC Course #1: Exercise during Pregnancy: A Prescription for Improved Maternal/Fetal Well-being
Available ACSM CECs: 2.0
Learn more about how physical activity promotes health and wellness during pregnancy, as well as important considerations and practical solutions to increase participation.
About the course:
This course includes an online ACSM's Health & Fitness Journal® article and a corresponding online quiz. All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase.
Examples of key learning objectives of the course - Exercise during Pregnancy: A Prescription for Improved Maternal/Fetal Well-being:
- Pregnant women are recommended to engage in ≥150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity over three or more days per week.
- This level of PA significantly reduces the odds of developing pregnancy complications (e.g., diabetes and hypertension) without increasing the odds of miscarriage, early delivery, or a small baby.
- Engaging in physical activity during pregnancy reduces the odds of developing depression by 67% and reduces the severity of depressive symptoms.
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