Exercising through your pregnancy
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|Arcade Free Library||618.24 CLAPP (Text)
- ISBN: 1886039593 (pbk.) :
- Physical Description: x, 245 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: Omaha, Neb. : Addicus Books, c2002.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-232) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Pt. 1. -- Concerns about exercise and reproduction -- Controversy over exercise during pregnancy -- Early animal experiments -- Attitudes toward exercising during pregnancy -- Origins of the controversy -- The stimulus for research -- Summary -- Unexpected benefits of exercising during pregnancy -- The heart and circulatory system -- Lung and placental gas transport -- Body temperature and sweating -- Metabolic and hormonal responses -- Muscle, ligament, and bone -- Summary -- Pt. 2. Impact of exercise on reproductive outcome -- Exercise, fertility, and early pregnancy -- The confounder problem -- Fertility concerns -- Potential early pregnancy problems -- Summary -- Exercise, premature labor, and fetal growth -- Physical stress, fetal growth, and pregnancy length -- Regular exercise and premature birth -- Effects of regular exercise on the baby's growth -- Summary -- Exercise, breast-feeding, and infant growth -- How exercise affects milk production -- Maternal weight loss while breast-feeding -- Breast-feeding and infant growth -- Effects of exercise during lactation on infant growth -- Summary -- Maternal benefits of regular exercis -- Maternal weight gain and fat accumulation -- Maternal discomfort and injury -- Labor and delivery -- Pregnancy complications -- Maternal fitness and physical performance -- Subtle benefits -- Long-term outcome -- Summary -- Benefits of maternal exercise for the baby -- Baby's physical responses to maternal exercise -- Baby's condition during labor -- Neonatal condition -- Why babies benefit from maternal exercise -- Long-term outcome -- Summary -- Pt. 3. Exercise prescription and monitoring -- Principles for exercise prescription -- Who needs an exercise prescription? -- The right amount of exercise -- Guidelines for developing an exercise program -- Dos and don'ts -- Contraindications to exercise -- Summary -- Preconception and early pregnancy exercise -- Four elements for successful conception -- Physiological function before conception -- Physiological function in early pregnancy -- Contraindications to exercise -- Beginning exercisers -- Recreational athletes -- Competitive athletes -- Needs of other exercising women -- Summary -- Mid- and late pregnancy exercise -- Physiological function in midpregnancy -- Physiological function in late pregnancy -- Contraindications to exercise -- Prescribing exercise -- Modifying the training regimen -- Summary -- Postpartum exercise -- Physiological changes during lactation and the postpartum period -- Spontaneous patterns of exercise performance after the birth -- First six weeks after the birth
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|Subject:||Exercise for pregnant women.