This 1-day course targets the unique exercise concerns during pregnancy and postpartum. Students learn to prescribe safe exercise programs during pregnancy and facilitate a speedy postnatal return to pre-pregnancy activities. The course helps you understand the many physical changes that take place during each trimester of pregnancy and postpartum. Our "empathy bellies" allow the exercise professional to experience first hand the physical challenges of exercise during pregnancy. Get hands-on training with our experienced and credentialed staff who address specific exercises designed to prevent common musculoskeletal problems associated with pregnancy. Discover the best exercises to prepare mothers-to-be for the high energy demands of caring for their baby after delivery. In addition to fitness professionals, this course is also recommended for individuals who want to prepare themselves for a future pregnancy.
Please contact a Program Coordinator at (800) 635-7050 if you would like to have your course manual shipped to you in advance (a minimum fee of $10.00 would apply). Pre-study in the following areas is encouraged:
The 1-day Pregnancy and Exercise class is part of a week long course on Health Conditions and Exercise.
Contact Hours: 7
Price: $175 (C-Notes are not accepted for this one day class.)
This course does not include an examination. Students who complete the course will receive a Cooper Institute Certificate of Participation.
Continuing Education Credits:
The Cooper Institute is a pre-approved CEC provider for the following organizations.
Monday: (Check-in 7:30 am) 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Needed Items: Please come dressed in fitness/workout attire. You will need to bring a #2 pencil and notebook paper.
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