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Pregnancy and exercise can mix - CQU contributes to new national guide

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posted on 12.09.2018, 00:00 by Melanie HaymanMelanie Hayman
Pregnancy and exercise can mix -CQU contributes to new national guide1 Sports Medicine Australia’s guidelines, compiled with significant input from Central Queensland University (CQU), endorses moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity and exercise during healthy pregnancies. The guidelines were featured in a recent issue of Sport Health magazine with an article on CQU researcher Mel Hayman’s recent research on the exercise behaviours of regionally-based pregnant women. Ms Hayman’s research suggested that for healthy women, physical activity and exercise during pregnancy is not only safe but is associated with numerous benefits for both the mother and unborn child.

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Health of Queensland Science series

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25

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25

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The State of Queensland (Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation)QLD Chief Scientists Health of Queensland Science and Innovation

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Health of Queensland Science & Innovation 2016 (HOQSI 2016): Science driven knowledge and our performance landscape

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