Pregnant Women and Role of Exercise Prescription

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What you'll learn

Pregnant women should not exercise, and this leads to miscarriage! This is one of the misconceptions in some of the developing and developed countries. read more »»

Though counseling plays a major part, still the myths surrounding fitness and pregnancy just don’t go away! Exercise is one of the important things a pregnant woman can do! Heavy exercises are definitely not indicated, but healthy and safe exercises are indicated. Due to increased awareness, Exercise prescription in pregnant women is gaining importance. Learn the truth about staying safely active while pregnant from this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • Sports Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General Practitioners
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Undergraduate Medical Students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate Students in Medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life Science Graduates
  • Ayush Students
  • Students Interested in Biological Sciences

Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • Exercise prescription for pregnant women.
  • How to plan exercise for pregnant women?
  • American College of Sports guidelines”


Dr. Sumiran Passey

Sports Medicine Physician


Dr. Sumiran Passey has completed his MD in Sports Medicine from Faculty of Sports Medicine & Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (Punjab). Prior to this, he completed his MBBS degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore. He specializes in sports medicine and sports sciences. He also holds a FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine. He is currently a Media Commission Member for the Indian Association of Sports Medicine. He is a certified team physician by the Asian Federation of Sports Medicine and Asian Football Confederation.

For: beginners

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