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Effects and experiences of exercise during pregnancy


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Title: Effects and experiences of exercise during pregnancy
Authors: Petrov Fieril, Karolina
E-mail: fieril@hotmail.com
Issue Date: 25-Sep-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology. Department of Clinical Neuroscience and Rehabilitation
Parts of work: 1.Petrov Fieril K, Fagevik Olsén M, Glantz A, Larsson M. Experiences of exercise during pregnancy among women who perform regular resistance training: A qualitative study. Phys Ther. 2014; Aug;94(8):1135-43.
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2. Petrov Fieril K, Glantz A, Fagevik Olsén M. The efficacy of moderate-to-vigorous resistance exercise during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2015 Jan;94(1):35-42.
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3. Petrov Fieril K, Glantz A, Fagevik Olsén M. Exercise in pregnancy: Hemodynamic responses to single sessions of aerobic exercise and resistance exercise. In manuscript.

4. Petrov Fieril K, Fagevik Olsén M, Glantz A, Premberg Å. Experiences of a lifestyle intervention in obese pregnant women – A qualitative study. In manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2015-10-23
Disputation: Fredagen den 23 oktober 2015, kl. 9.00, Hörsalen Arvid Carlsson, Academicum, Medicinaregatan 3, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Health Care Sciences)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: resistance exercise
pregnancy
physical activity
obesity
blood pressure
heart rate
women’s health
aerobic exercise
Abstract: Background: Recommendations regarding intensity, duration and type of exercise during pregnancy vary worldwide. Most research on exercise during pregnancy investigates the effects of aerobic exercise while only a few trials have studied the effects of resistance exercise. Obesity is a growing public health problem and little is known about obese pregnant women´s experiences of participating in a lifestyle intervention focusing on diet and physical activity. Specifically, in four studies, this th... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9551-8 (hard copy)
978-91-628-9552-5 (e-publication)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39527
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