Effects of Antenatal Exercise on Psychological Well-being, Pregnancy and Birth Outcome (Research In Nursing (Whurr))

This work aims to investigate the effects of undertaking a regular exercise programme during and following pregnancy on psychological well-being, pregnancy and birth outcomes. During this study, data was collected at three points during pregnancy and following pregnancy using a variety of outcome measures, and was analysed using appropriate statistical testing. Conclusions were drawn indicating that women who participated in regular physical activity tended to have protection against reduction of psychological well-being as measured by a variety of psychological constructs.

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3 Responses to Effects of Antenatal Exercise on Psychological Well-being, Pregnancy and Birth Outcome (Research In Nursing (Whurr))

  1. Anonymous says:

    student interest i am a midwidery student with a personal interest on the effects of exercise during pregnancy. I chose to research this topic as part of a course project. Exercise during pregnancy is not a well documented subject so to find a whole book dedicated to the study was great. This book details the results of a research study, which the author personally carried out, and is a fascinating read for those with an interest in exercise during pregnancy. It will also make the reader an advocate for…

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    Antenatal Exercise

  3. Anonymous says:

    This book, part of a scientific research series, focuses on the effect that antenatal exercise has on psychological well being,pregnacy and birth outcome. It provides a comprehensive review of the literature to date. In particular, there is a very interesting and easy to read section on the history of exercise in obstetrics throughout the centuries. There is a section on the practicalities of exercise classes and the author describes the physiological and anatomical changes that occur during…