Year of Publication
Date of Thesis
Master of Science
Exercise and Sport Sciences
Prenatal care; Exercise for women
Thirty pregnant women participated in this study to deterrnine the effects of exercise versus non-exercise during pregnancy on the maternal parameters of body weight and systolic and diastolic blood pressure changes at 3,6, and 9 months of pregnancy. Half the participants (n = l5) were involved in a prenatal aerobic dance class which met bi-weekly throughout the pregnancy, the other half (n = l5) were only involved in activities for daily living.
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Coughlin, Ellen Ann, "Exercise Versus Non-exercise During Pregnancy : the Influence on Selected Maternal and Newborn Infant Parameters" (1985). Ithaca College Theses. 385.