THE EFFECTS OF EXERCISE ON BIRTH WEIGHT: A META-ANALYSIS
- Early pregnancy exercise benefits babies. // Australian Nursing Journal;Apr2001, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p22
Discusses the benefits offered by regular exercise in early pregnancy. Difference in birth weights of babies born to women who exercise and those born to women who did not exercise; Exercise suggestions for pregnant women.
- A better birth weight. // Fit Pregnancy;Apr/May2011, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p28
The article focuses on study published in the "Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism," which implies that a moderate-intensity exercise routine during the second half of pregnancy leads to a better chance for a healthier birth weight of the baby.
- Effect of maternal exercise during pregnancy on infant birth weight. // Child Health Alert;Aug93, Vol. 11, p2
Studies the effect of maternal exercise during pregnancy on infant birth weight. Guidelines from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- Exercise during pregnancy reduced size of offspring. Blazek, Nicole; Brannon, Matthew; Harris, Jason; Kalvaitis, Katie; Southall, Jennifer // Endocrine Today;Jun2010 Supplement, Vol. 8, p33
The article discusses research on the influence of regular moderate aerobic exercise during pregnancy on infant birth weight, by S. A. Hopkins and colleagues, published in the 2010 issue of the "Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism."
- Exercise in pregnant women and birth weight: a randomized controlled trial. // BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p66
The article presents information on a study about a supervised exercise-program on birth weight and gestational age at delivery. Birth weight plays important role in adult health, infant mortality and morbidity and childhood development. The effects of exercise on birth weight are contradictory....
- How not to have a too-big baby. // Fit Pregnancy;Feb/Mar2010, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p32
The article presents information on the prevention of delivering an overweight baby. It reports that excess birth weight puts mother and baby at risk for birth trauma which can be prevented by regular exercise. According to researchers, walking, running and low impact aerobics may lower the odds...
- Exercise during pregnancy reduced size of offspring. Blazek, Nicole; Brannon, Matthew; Harris, Jason; Kalvaitis, Katie; Southall, Jennifer // Endocrine Today;Jun2010, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p33
The article offers information on a study which affirmed that regular moderate-intensity aerobic exercise during pregnancy lowered offspring birth weight without restricting the development of maternal insulin resistance led by Dr. Paul Hofman of the University of Auckland, published in an issue...
- HEALTH NOTES. Williams, Stephen P. // Newsweek;9/10/2001, Vol. 138 Issue 11, p71
Presents health related news briefs as of September 10, 2001. Relation between birth weight and intelligence; Electronic devices to aid exercisers, including the HealthyJump jump-rope and the SyncWalk.
- Exercise Is OK During Pregnancy. Hollander, Dore // Family Planning Perspectives;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p43
The article focuses on a research study that examined the effects of exercising during pregnancy. The study, which was conducted by researchers W.F. Schramm, J.W. Stockbauer and H.F. Hoffman, was published in the "American Journal of Epidemiology." The study was conducted in Missouri, and 756...