Aquatic Programming for Pregnancy & Postpartum
Price $59.95
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By: Aquatic Exercise Association
ISBN# 978-0-9842758-7-8
Course Description:
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
Prerequisites: None
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
Approved for 0.3 Continuing Education Units for the following Certifications
  • Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • Personal Trainer Certification
New members register to subscribe. 5 Year subscription includes future course revisions.

Course Objectives:
After completing this course you will be able to:
  1. Be aware of legal concerns for pregnancy.
  2. Understand the natural changes associated with pregnancy.
  3. Be aware of the recommended exercise guidelines for pregnant women.
  4. Be aware of the potential benefit and risks of exercise for this population.
  5. Understand how to plan a class for this population.
  6. Look for and recognize individual special considerations.
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