The aquatic environment is a beautiful place for a woman to exercise comfortably while pregnant, and to regain strength and stamina after birth. Research clearly indicates the benefits of aquatic exercise during and after pregnancy. This course reviews physical changes and exercise recommendations for the pregnant client. Guidelines for class planning, safe equipment use, and a sample class are included. Learn how to safely accommodate pregnant clients in all aquatic fitness applications.
Education Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|0.4||Action Personal Trainer Certification|
|4.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|4.0||American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)|
|0.4||American Kinesiotherapy Association (COPS-KT)|
|4.0||International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)|
|0.4||National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)|
|0.3||National Council for Certified Personal Trainers (NCCPT)|
|2.0||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|0.5||National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)|
|4.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
|4.0||Sara's City Workout (SCW)|
|4.0||World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)|
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Be aware of legal concerns for pregnancy.
- Understand the natural changes associated with pregnancy.
- Be aware of the recommended exercise guidelines for pregnant women.
- Be aware of the potential benefit and risks of exercise for this population.
- Understand how to plan a class for this population.
- Look for and recognize individual special considerations.
System Requirements to View This Course
This course can be viewed on a PC or MAC Computer