Vigorous exercise and birth outcomes in a sample of recreational exercisers: a prospective study across pregnancy.

@article{Duncombe2006VigorousEA,
  title={Vigorous exercise and birth outcomes in a sample of recreational exercisers: a prospective study across pregnancy.},
  author={Dianne Duncombe and Helen Skouteris and Eleanor H Wertheim and Leanne Kelly and Virginia V Fraser and Susan Jessica Paxton},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2006},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={288-92}
}
OBJECTIVE This study examined the question of whether vigorous exercise undertaken by recreational exercisers across pregnancy, defined in two ways, were associated with reduced infant birthweight and gestational age at birth. METHODS A prospective approach was implemented. A total of 148 pregnant women participated. Average intensity duration and… CONTINUE READING