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Regional practitioners receive no formal training or support when prescribing exercise to pregnant women

journal contribution
posted on 15.10.2018, 00:00 by Melanie Hayman, C Short, Peter Reaburn
Introduction: The benefits of exercise during pregnancy for both mother and child are well documented. Despite these well-established benefits, very few Australian pregnant women are sufficiently active in accordance with exercise during pregnancy guidelines. Health practitioners play an integral role in helping pregnant women become sufficiently active. In an attempt to assist practitioners’ to confidently deliver evidence-based exercise prescription to pregnant women, exercise during pregnancy guidelines and screening tools have been developed by peak industry bodies around the world. cont.

History

Volume

19

Issue

Suppl.

Start Page

e36

End Page

e36

Number of Pages

1

Start Date

21/10/2018

Finish Date

25/10/2015

ISSN

1440-2440

Location

Inter-Continental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Gold Coast, QLD

Publisher

Elsevier

Place of Publication

Australia

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

University of Adelaide

Era Eligible

No

Journal

Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport

Exports

CQUniversity

Exports