Workshop Descriptions Perinatal Fitness
5 CEUs

Perinatal Fitness

AFAA's Perinatal Fitness is a one-day workshop which focuses on AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Prenatal Exercise. AFAA's Perinatal Fitness 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.
Perinatal Fitness offer 5 CEUs for AFAA certified professionals.
Recommended Precursor for Perinatal Fitness: AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification

WHAT IS AFAA'S PERINATAL FITNESS WORKSHOP?
This one-day Perinatal Fitness workshop premiers AFAA's Standards & Guidelines for Prenatal Exercise. The Perinatal Fitness course will discuss the theoretical and practical applications necessary to create safe and effective exercise programs for the pregnant student before, during and after pregnancy. During the Perinatal Fitness workshop you will be introduced to the following topics:

  • Physiology of pregnancy

  • Fetal growth and development

  • Labor and delivery

  • Nutritional needs

  • Exercise considerations for Perinatal Fitness

  • Risk factors, warning signs and symptoms

  • Relative and absolute contraindications
  • WHO IS AFAA'S PERINATAL FITNESS WORKSHOP FOR?
    AFAA's Perinatal Fitness workshop is for instructors as well as pregnant women in need of a safe and effective exercise program.
    Recommended precursors for Perinatal Fitness workshop:
    AFAA Primary Group Exercise Certification or
    Exercise Science Fundamentals Home study

    WHAT DOES AFAA'S PERINATAL FITNESS WORKSHOP COST?
    The Perinatal Fitness workshop fee is $129 (less 10% discount for current AFAA members).
    This fee includes:

  • One-day Perintal Fitness workshop

  • AFAA's Standards and Guidelines for Prenatal Exercise

  • One-year AFAA membership ($68 value) or membership extension to current members

  • 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)


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