A recent study, conducted by Michigan State University in partnership with Anytime Fitness and AnytimeHealth.com, reveals that resistance training can be beneficial to mother and child during pregnancy. According to the study, women in their first trimester are recommended to follow the F.I.T.T. principle: Frequency: 3 days a week Intensity: Low amount of weights and higher repetitions… Read More »
Professor of kinesiology James Pivarnik, a noted expert on the role of exercise during pregnancy, was quoted in this Dayton Daily News article on the topic.
As the medical community uncovers more evidence of the benefits of exercise during pregnancy, a Michigan State University researcher is looking to pinpoint the most reliable and valid ways to assess physical activity in pregnant women. Determining the accuracy of several popular physical activity measurement tools during pregnancy and postpartum will significantly help researchers studying… Read More »