Physical activity during pregnancy and offspring characteristics at 8-10 years.

@article{Pivarnik2014PhysicalAD,
  title={Physical activity during pregnancy and offspring characteristics at 8-10 years.},
  author={James M. Pivarnik and Lanay M. Mudd and Erin E White and Rebecca Ann Schlaff and Karissa L. Peyer},
  journal={The Journal of sports medicine and physical fitness},
  year={2014},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={672-9}
}
AIM We evaluated relationships between mothers' physical activity (PA) during pregnancy and child blood pressure, aerobic fitness, and birth weight. METHODS Anthropometrics, systolic (SBP) and diastolic (DBP) blood pressures, and aerobic fitness were measured on 20 mother/child pairs, 8-10 years postpartum. Pregnancy PA (kJ/kg.wk) was calculated from historical recall. Women were classified as meeting, or not meeting ACOG PA recommendations. RESULTS Twelve women met ACOG recommendations… CONTINUE READING