Navigation Links
Study finds weight training safe for pregnant women
Date:3/25/2011

id O'Connor.

Thirteen incidents of potentially problematic symptoms were reported after the 618 workout sessions, all of which involved headache, pelvic pain and dizziness. Some pelvic pain can be expected in pregnant women with back pain, said O'Connor. "The one thing you have to be a little careful about is dizziness," he added.Rates of dizziness went down after the first few workouts, as the women learned to lift weights while maintaining proper breathing techniques for exercise, he said.

The researchers also monitored blood pressure over the course of the study. "We wanted to see if a weight training program would lower blood pressure, which would be beneficial, or if potentially on the other side it would raise blood pressure, which would be of concern to a pregnant woman," said O'Connor. People often experience a small reduction in blood pressure immediately after a workout, but the researchers found no change in the 32 pregnant women after each individual session or after the entire 12-week program. "So the weight-training program was neither good nor bad for blood pressure," he said.

O'Connor collaborated with Melanie Poudevigne, now the director of health and fitness management in the department of natural sciences at Clayton State University in Morrow, Ga. O'Connor said that the research could not have been completed without the support of forward-thinking physicians. The researchers worked in conjunction with obstetricians and midwives in Athens, Ga.

Now that O'Connor and his colleagues have provided evidence that a supervised, low-to-moderate intensity training program is safe and effective, he plans to study whether or not the weight-training program can help reduce back pain in pregnant women.


'/>"/>

Contact: Patrick OConnor
poconnor@uga.edu
706-542-4382
University of Georgia
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Long-term study shows effect of climate change on animal diversity
2. £2 million study to reveal workings of dementia genes
3. New study looks to define evangelicals and how they affect polling
4. CU-Boulder study suggests air quality regulations miss key pollutants
5. Researchers study acoustic communication in deep-sea fish
6. Study reveals homeowner perceptions in fire-prone areas
7. Researchers study how pistachios may improve heart health
8. Study: urban black bears live fast, die young
9. New study indicates link between weight gains during pregnancy and dieting history
10. Study reveals specific gene in adolescent men with delinquent peers
11. Sweat it out: UH study examines ability of sweat patches to monitor bone loss
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/24/2015)... 2015   NexID Biometrics LLC, whose spoof-mitigation ... today announced the beginning of shipments of version 2.0 ... The company, based in Potsdam, N.Y. ... Expo, which began here today at the Walter E. ... of its SDK boosts the accuracy rate range to ...
(Date:3/23/2015)... , March 23, 2015  In the 2014 ... fraud case conviction losses. This figure accounts for a ... according to The Nilson Report, exceeds $11 billion globally. ... tool after a crime has occurred. Investor Mark ... polygraph expert Joe Paolella partnered to administer ...
(Date:3/20/2015)... NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ) ("NXT-ID" ... the growing mobile commerce market, announces its biometric payment ... products featured in 2015 "I Want That" International CES ... on the DIY Network.   DIY,s "I ... , site of the 2015 International CES for a ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):NexID Begins Shipments Of Version 2.0 Fake-Finger-Detection Solution 2Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 2Polygraph Test Now Used to Protect Investors From Fraud 3NXT-ID's Wocket Biometric Smart Wallet to Air on "I Want That" International CES Special 2NXT-ID's Wocket Biometric Smart Wallet to Air on "I Want That" International CES Special 3
... This release is available in German . ... channels and ion pumps, and thus specifically control them with ... J. Zlch Prize 2012 to four scientists who initiated and ... optogenetics: Ernst Bamberg of the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics ...
... lot of all the hens in the flock, but the ... sperm - and thus more chicks. This sounds natural, but ... of years, people have tinkered with the development of domestic ... large muscle mass and increased egg-laying, we have at the ...
... autism researchers in the University of North Carolina School of ... latest round of funding from the National Institutes of Health,s ... was ranked No. 2 among the top 25 institutions in ... Autism Coordinating Committee, is one of only two institutions that ...
Cached Biology News:Zülch Prize 2012 for founders of optogenetics 2Zülch Prize 2012 for founders of optogenetics 3Zülch Prize 2012 for founders of optogenetics 4For the rooster, size matters 22 UNC faculty receive Autism Centers of Excellence grants for new research 22 UNC faculty receive Autism Centers of Excellence grants for new research 3
(Date:5/5/2015)... 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Aptose Biosciences Inc. (NASDAQ: APTO, TSX: APS) ... the three months ended March 31, 2015 and provided ... in Canadian dollars. Effective July 17, ... May 31 to December 31. As a result of ... for the three months ended March 31, 2015, while ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... VetStem Biopharma, proudly announces former ... Schaffer, DVM, as Director of Veterinary Professional Services. ... experience in the veterinary regenerative medicine field Dr ... veterinarian lead organization”. Dr. Alexis Nahama, President ... be responsible for all technical activities in relationship ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... MILFORD, Mass. , May 5, 2015 ... a strategic alliance which offers a first-of-its-kind platform that ... patient access to lab results, transforms the way patients ... Luminate Health provides a HIPAA-compliant ... patients to access, manage, and understand their lab results, ...
(Date:5/5/2015)... DIEGO , May 5, 2015  Renova™ ... for congestive heart failure and other chronic diseases, ... an independent analysis designed to reflect the healthcare ... time. This model will be used to characterize ... CHF, could have on those groups of patients ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 2Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 3Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 4Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 5Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 6Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 7Aptose Biosciences Reports Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015 8Leading Regenerative Veterinary Medicine Company, VetStem Biopharma announces the addition of Dr Jeffrey Schaffer as the Director of Veterinary Professional Services. 2Psyche Systems Corporation Forms Strategic Alliance with Luminate Health to Provide First-of-its-kind Patient Access Solution 2Psyche Systems Corporation Forms Strategic Alliance with Luminate Health to Provide First-of-its-kind Patient Access Solution 3RAND Health Advisory Services modeling heart failure patient outcomes to inform potential impact of Renova Therapeutics lead product candidate 2RAND Health Advisory Services modeling heart failure patient outcomes to inform potential impact of Renova Therapeutics lead product candidate 3
... 3, 2011  Generex Biotechnology Corporation ( www.generex.com ) (OTCBB: ... to the early diagnosis, and possibly treatment of, Type ... Class II Epitope Hybrids Derived from Proinsulin and GAD ... appears in the April issue of the international peer-reviewed ...
... SAN DIEGO, May 3, 2011 Verenium Corporation (NASDAQ: ... and commercialization of high-performance industrial enzyme solutions, today announced ... 2011 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. ... the Toronto Convention Center.   James Levine, ...
... VIEW, Calif., May 3, 2011 MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... first quarter ended March 31, 2011. The net ... $17.6 million compared to a net loss of $14.1 million ... first quarter ended March 31, 2011 was related primarily to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Generex Announces Publication on Application of Antigen Express Technology for Early Detection of Type 1 Diabetes 2Generex Announces Publication on Application of Antigen Express Technology for Early Detection of Type 1 Diabetes 3Generex Announces Publication on Application of Antigen Express Technology for Early Detection of Type 1 Diabetes 4Verenium to Speak at the 2011 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing 2Verenium to Speak at the 2011 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing 3MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter of 2011 Financial Results 2MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter of 2011 Financial Results 3MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter of 2011 Financial Results 4MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter of 2011 Financial Results 5
... The pYD1 Yeast Display Vector is specifically ... on the surface of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Displayed ... to interact with known or putative ligands. ... which consists of two domains Aga1 and ...
Packaging: 6 bottles for 1 l ready-to-use-solution ID clarifier: ready-to-use solution ...
... Polyclonal Antibody against Aph-1a (Aph-1aL,S ... The gamma secretase is a multiprotein ... and Pen-2; all four proteins are ... gamma secretase complex catalyzes cleavage of ...
... Bio-Beads S-X media are ... for size exclusion chromatography of ... that require organic eluents. The ... toluene, xylene, carbon tetrachloride, dimethylformamide, ...
Biology Products: