There were over four million births in the US in 2017. Research continues to show that exercise during pregnancy provides innumerable benefits for both mom and baby. When creating medical wellness programs, the prenatal population is often overlooked. Meeting the needs of this underserved population can create long term members in years to come. This course will provide the fitness / health professional with basic leadership and technical skills to provide safe, effective, functional and motivating exercise programming and coaching for the pregnant client wishing to exercise in conventional settings. Screening techniques, physiological, anatomical and psychological changes, cardiovascular exercise, strength training and basic nutritional concerns of the pregnant exerciser will be addressed.
This course includes a 1-year membership on the MedFit Network (MFN)* A $169 value! MFN membership includes:
A full-page profile on fastest growing directory of fitness and allied healthcare professionals
Free educational webinars and access to MedFit TV
Exclusive discounts on continuing education, products and services
Learn more about the MedFit Network and the benefits you'll get with your membership: https://medfitnetwork.org/welcome/
*Membership is for new members only. You will be sent access instructions after course purchase
This course qualifies for up to
hour(s) of CEC credit with major certifying organizations. Instructions for completing the online examination and obtaining CEC credit are also included.
The passing score of this course is