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Training the Pregnant Athlete

by Lisa Druxman, MA and Farel Hruska

1 Review

Type: Online Course

Item: C910667CEC

Description

Many clients train like athletes and want to know the upper limits that are acceptable during pregnancy. Discover the guidelines and research about pregnant exercisers and get examples from pregnant athletes worldwide. Learn about the effects of exercise on the fetus and the mother and find out how to progress a cardio, strength and core workout for any level during each trimester.
By Lisa Druxman, MA, Farel Hruska

Available Course Credits

AASFP
0.20
ACE
0.20
ACSM
2.00
AFAA
2.00
AFPA
2.00
CHEK
2.00
CI
2.00
IFPA
2.00
ISFTA
2.00
NASM
0.20
NCCPT
0.20
NCSF
1.00
NESTA
0.20
NETA
2.00
NFPT
0.50
NSPA
2.00
PAI
2.00
PTAG
2.00
PTIA
2.00
REPS NZ
1.50
REPs UAE
2.00
REPs UK
2.00
W.I.T.S.
2.00

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify past prenatal guidelines as myths
  2. Differentiate between the former guidelines and what the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends today
  3. Define the cardiovascular changes throughout pregnancy and how athletic performance is affected
  4. Explain how fitness enhances a healthy pregnancy and the baby's development
  5. Discuss the length of time a pregnant athlete should continue to train
  6. Identify the rights a collegiate athlete has with regard to privacy and/or eligibility

Course Content

Training the Pregnant AthleteStreaming Video
Training the Pregnant AthleteDVD(DVD versions only)
Training the Pregnant AthleteOnline Test

About the Author

Lisa Druxman, MA

Lisa Druxman, MA IDEA Author/Presenter

Lisa Druxman, MA, is the owner and founder of Stroller Strides, one of the country's fastest growing franchises with over 1,000 locations nationwide. She is the author of Lean Mommy and the creator of...

Farel Hruska

Farel Hruska IDEA Author/Presenter

With nearly 20 years’ experience as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor and educator, Farel Hruska has been with FIT4MOM since March 2002. Joining founder Lisa Druxman shortly following the...

1 Review

5.0 out of 5 Stars

  • by Vanessa Howie on Oct 02, 2013

    I learned a great deal about how to train pregnant women with specific issues or limitations due to sensitive reproductive systems.
    Several exercises presented in this video I would have had a hard time creating, but with her tutoral and visual ques, this video is AWESOME!

  • by Vanessa Howie on Oct 02, 2013

    I learned a great deal about how to train pregnant women with specific issues or limitations due to sensitive reproductive systems.
    Several exercises presented in this video I would have had a hard time creating, but with her tutoral and visual ques, this video is AWESOME!

  • by Vanessa Howie on Oct 02, 2013

    I learned a great deal about how to train pregnant women with specific issues or limitations due to sensitive reproductive systems.
    Several exercises presented in this video I would have had a hard time creating, but with her tutoral and visual ques, this video is AWESOME!

Online Course
$64

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