Developing a Safe Pre-/Post-Natal Exercise Program

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SKU:
827008008599*
Author:
Susan McInnis
Published:
2007
Length:
48 minutes
Developing a Safe Pre-/Post-Natal Exercise Program describes the physiological changes that occur during pregnancy and examines current guidelines for establishing safe and effective fitness programs for pre-/post-natal clients. The DVD reviews the contraindications to exercise and discusses which exercises should be included and excluded in a sound pre-/post-natal exercise program.

Among the topics covered:
  • Physiology of pregnancy
  • Concern for fetal risk
  • Current ACOG guidelines
  • Contraindications to exercise
  • Warning signs to stop exercise
  • Exercises to avoid
  • Program design

Produced in cooperation with the American college of Sports Medicine.