Indications to Promote Physical Activity during Pregnancy
AbstractReduced physical activity in pregnancy is often associated with a progressive increase of chronic metabolic disease and to an enhanced risk for the child. The majority of women are less physically active during pregnancy, despite the motivation to improve their health, quality of life, and fitness. Education on the benefits of regular physical activity in pregnancy is determinant as suggested by obstetricians and gynecologists. The specific programs need to be supported by specialists in Sports Medicine. Counseling and support by nurses can also be helpful in encouraging women to maintain a sufficient level of physical activity during pregnancy or to modify their lifestyle, adapting the single models and specific physical activity programs to their needs. View Full-Text
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Stefani, L.; Mascherini, G.; Galanti, G. Indications to Promote Physical Activity during Pregnancy. J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2017, 2, 31.
Stefani L, Mascherini G, Galanti G. Indications to Promote Physical Activity during Pregnancy. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology. 2017; 2(3):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Stefani, Laura; Mascherini, Gabriele; Galanti, Giorgio. 2017. "Indications to Promote Physical Activity during Pregnancy." J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2, no. 3: 31.
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