Factors associated with women's perceptions of physical activity safety during pregnancy.

@article{Mudd2009FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with women's perceptions of physical activity safety during pregnancy.},
  author={Lanay M. Mudd and Sarah J. Nechuta and James M. Pivarnik and Nigel Paneth},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 2-3},
  pages={194-9}
}
UNLABELLED Health benefits of physical activity (PA) during pregnancy have been noted, but women's perceptions of PA safety have been little studied. OBJECTIVES To examine associations among PA participation, safety perceptions, and demographic characteristics. METHODS Pregnant women were recruited from nine clinics in Grand Rapids, MI (USA) from April to October, 2006. Demographics, participation in moderate and vigorous PA, and perceived safety of both intensities (5-pt Likert scales… CONTINUE READING