Physical activity and pregnancy: cardiovascular adaptations, recommendations and pregnancy outcomes.

@article{Melzer2010PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and pregnancy: cardiovascular adaptations, recommendations and pregnancy outcomes.},
  author={Katarina Melzer and Yves Schutz and Michel Boulvain and Bengt Kayser},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={493-507}
}
Regular physical activity is associated with improved physiological, metabolic and psychological parameters, and with reduced risk of morbidity and mortality. Current recommendations aimed at improving the health and well-being of nonpregnant subjects advise that an accumulation of > or =30 minutes of moderate physical activity should occur on most, if not all, days of the week. Regardless of the specific physiological changes induced by pregnancy, which are primarily developed to meet the… CONTINUE READING

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