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