Exercise During Pregnancy | CEC Quiz
Menu

In This Section:

Exercise During Pregnancy | CEC Quiz

Margie H. Davenport, Ph.D. and ACSM | Sep 08, 2020

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

Exercise During Pregnancy 

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.

Read the free article

Purchase and earn CECs
 
Bundle quizzes and save 50%


View More Popular CEC Quizzes

PEDIATRIC INACTIVITY TRIAD Health Fitness
The Pediatric Inactivity Triad | CEC Quiz


Physical Activity Parents Children
Strategies to Support Physical Activity When Caring for Young Children | CEC Quiz


View More Pregnancy Content

Pregnancy Guidelines Download ACSM
Pregnancy: Physical Activity Recommendations | Download