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Pregnancy and Strength Training - CEC/CEU Course

by Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

1 Review

Type: Online Course

Item: C910068CEC

Description

Learn why core training and pelvic floor stability are essential components of a targeted strength-training program during pregnancy. In this course, you will review the benefits of strength training, the precautions associated with core strengthening, the unique postural and muscle imbalances that occur during pregnancy, and safe and appropriate exercise selection for this prenatal population.

CE course from IDEA Health & Fitness Association and DSWFitness
By Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.30
ACSM
3.00
AEA
1.50
AFPA
3.00
BCRPA
3.00
CHEK
3.00
CI
3.00
COPS-KT
0.30
IFPA
3.00
ISSA
3.00
NASN
0.30
NCCPT
0.30
NCSF
1.50
NESTA
0.30
NETA
3.00
NFPT
1.00
NSPA
3.00
PTAG
3.00
PTIA
3.00
REPS NZ
2.25
REPs UAE
3.00
REPs UK
3.00
W.I.T.S.
3.00
YMCA
3.00

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Comprehend and apply the exercise guidelines for pregnant woman set forth by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG).
  2. Understand the physiological, biomechanical, and postural changes that occur during pregnancy and the risks associated with exercise performance.
  3. Design and implement core and pelvic floor stability training techniques using safety and alignment cues for safe and effective exercise execution.
  4. Determine and apply appropriate exercise progressions based on fitness goals, safety, and effectiveness.
  5. Respect professional scope of practice when working with pregnant clients.

Course Content

Moms in Motion StrengthDVD(DVD versions only)
Pregnancy and Strength Training Study GuideStudy Guide(DVD versions only)
Pregnancy and Strength Training Study Guide (e-book version)e-Book
Moms in Motion StrengthStreaming Video
C910068CECOnline Test

About the Author

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS IDEA Author/Presenter

Irene Lewis-McCormick, MS, is an international presenter, author and 25-year fitness veteran. She is a frequent contributor to fitness industry publications and is on the editorial board for Diabetic ...

1 Review

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Vanessa Howie on Oct 02, 2013

    I loved the information in this video! I have several clients with delicate pregnancies. I learned a great deal about training these individuals without putting them in harms way!

  • by Vanessa Howie on Oct 02, 2013

    I loved the information in this video! I have several clients with delicate pregnancies. I learned a great deal about training these individuals without putting them in harms way!

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