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Perinatal Fitness - 5 CEUs

WHAT IS IT?
This one-day workshop focuses on AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Perinatal Exercise. Curriculum covers fetal growth and development, labor and delivery, obstetrical complications, physiology of pregnancy, hormonal changes, cardiorespiratory changes, metabolic and endocrine factors, nutritional needs, risk factors, relative and absolute contraindications, warning signs and symptoms.

You will be introduced to the following topics:

  • Physiology of pregnancy
  • Fetal growth and development
  • Labor and delivery
  • Nutritional needs
  • Exercise considerations
  • Risk factors, warning signs and symptoms
  • Relative and absolute contraindications

WHO IS IT FOR?
For instructors as well as pregnant women in need of a safe and effective exercise program.
Recommended precursors:
AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification or
Exercise Science Fundamentals Home study

WHAT DOES IT COST?
The workshop fee is $129 (less 10% discount for current AFAA members).
This fee includes:

  • One-day workshop
  • AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Perinatal Exercise
  • One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members and a print or digital subscription to American Fitness magazine (does not include postage to addresses outside of the U.S.)
  • 5 CEUs for AFAA certified instructors (also approved for Registered Nurse CE credit)

Specialty workshops offer 5 CEUs for AFAA certified professionals.