Do you know or work with any pregnant or postpartum women or are you interested in helping this population get stronger and prevent some dysfunction that can affect them for the rest of their lives? Women become pregnant and give birth every day. This segment of the population is constant and in need of safe and effective exercise guidance.
Become a professional that will empower women during their pregnancy and potentially help them prevent pelvic floor dysfunction and give them a better childbirth experience and expedited recovery.
Exercise during pregnancy provides countless physical and emotional benefits to the mother and to the unborn fetus. The activities a women chooses in her pregnancy will affect her core strength and could affect her in a positive or negative way for the rest of her life.
Come learn how to help this vastly underserved population with exercise techniques meant to give the pregnant woman or new mother a better quality of movement.
Education Level: All Levels
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|1.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|0.5||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|1.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
Note 1: NSCA offers continuing education to those who take the Live Webinar. To get 1 Hour of NSCA continuing education credit, you must watch the webinar live, and then contact Ivy@medicalfitnessnetwork.org to receive a Certificate of Attendance.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Discuss statistics, 10 benefits, and 6 myths for exercise for pregnant women.
- Identify 10 absolute contraindications for exercise during pregnancy.
- Describe pelvic floor function during pregnancy, 5 common conditions that may develop, and the role of preventive exercise.
- Explain 5 essential exercise movements/patterns that are beneficial during pregnancy.
System Requirements to View This Webinar
This webinar is tablet enabled and can be viewed on an iPad or Android tablet as well as a PC or MAC Computer