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Resistance Training During Pregnancy

Pujol Thomas J. EdD CSCS; Barnes, Jeremy T. PhD, CSCS; Elder, Craig L. PhD, CSCS; LaFontaine, Tom PhD, ACSM RCEP, CSCS, NSCA-CPT
Strength & Conditioning Journal: April 2007
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During pregnancy there are a number of physiological adaptations that need to be considered when developing or adapting exercise programs. These considerations are discussed along with the impact of exercise on the developing fetus.

Thomas Joseph Pujol is professor and chair of the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation at Southeast Missouri State University.

Jeremy T. Barnes is an associate professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation at Southeast Missouri State University.

Craig L. Elder is the director of Athletic Training Education Program and an associate professor in the Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation at Southeast Missouri State University

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