The female body is structurally different from the male body both anatomically and in its need for pelvic alignment and health. Working with the female body before, during, and after pregnancy requires a working knowledge of female anatomy in all three stages to prepare, accommodate, and restore a woman's body to alignment and health.
This course reviews female anatomy and the anatomy of pregnancy to guide you with pregnant clients. Learn the importance of breathing and posture, guidelines for exercise, contraindications, special considerations, and safe exercises for pregnant clients. Knowledge is key to safety and effectiveness in exercise for your pregnant clients.
Education Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Prerequisites: Recommended Basic Certification in Fitness Field Minimum
Successful completion of the quiz is necessary to receive Continuing Education Credit.
|4.0||American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)|
|4.0||American Fitness Professional Association (AFPA)|
|PEND||Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA)|
|PEND||Aquatic Therapy & Rehabilitation Institute (ATRI)|
|0.4||Internat Assoc for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)|
|PEND||International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA)|
|0.4||National Association for Fitness Certification (NAFC)|
|PEND||National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF)|
|2.0||National Federation of Professional Trainers (NFPT)|
|4.0||National Strength Professionals Association (NSPA)|
|4.0||Sara's City Workout (SCW)|
|4.0||World Instructor Training Schools (W.I.T.S.)|