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Physical activity during pregnancy and maternal-child health outcomes: a systematic literature review.

Abstract:

A systematic literature review was conducted to investigate the effects of physical activity during pregnancy on selected maternal-child health outcomes. The search included articles published from 1980 to 2005 in the MEDLINE and LILACS databases using key words such as physical activity, physical exercise, pregnancy, and gestation. The methodological quality of 37 selected articles was evaluated. It appears to be a consensus that some light-to-moderate physical activity is not a risk factor ...

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Journal:
Cadernos de saude publica
Volume:
24 Suppl 4
Issue:
SUPPL.4
Pages:
s531-s544
Publication date:
2008-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1678-4464
ISSN:
0102-311X
URN:
uuid:92639853-d1b9-4a0c-9426-8976c50bac18
Source identifiers:
467035
Local pid:
pubs:467035

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