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Pre and Post Natal Exercise

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  • Provider: ACE - American Council On Exercise
  • Credits: ACE 0.4 CECs , ACSM 4.0 CECs
  • Course Type: Self-Paced / Home Study
  • Course Contains: Book DVD Online Quiz
  • American Council on Exercise American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Discover how the physiological changes associated with pregnancy may influence the design and effectiveness of exercise programming for this special population. Using Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness and ACE’s Guide to Pre-Natal Fitness, you’ll explore the benefits and risks of exercising during pregnancy as well as workout recommendations and the most popular exercise regimens.


You will learn: 

  • To understand benefits and risks of exercise during pregnancy
  • To develop exercise programs based on specific needs of pre- and post-natal women
  • Fetal risks associated with pre-natal exercise
  • The role exercise plays in recovery from the birth process


This course is included in our Therapeutic Exercise Specialty Certification.
Learn more about how you can become a specialist. »


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