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Aqua Ante|Post Natal Instructor Course

Extend your existing aquatic knowledge to address the issues and challenges presented by the pregnant/post natal client. Travel the journey through all trimesters, identifying the physical changes and contraindications. Design a safe & effective programme understanding the relationship between resistance and joint laxity.

Some course objectives understanding 

Normal foetal growth in each trimester

Our boundaries as instructors and stay within our remit

The absolute contraindications to exercise during pregnancy

The role of the hormone relaxin

The consequences of over extension

The consequences of overheating/dehydration

Execute an in depth PARQ

Recognise when participants should be referred back to the GP/midwife

Design a programme and identify physical changes in pregnant women

Identify the benefits of exercise during pregnancy.

You will partake in a simulated pregnancy practical class, (yes even the males) to get the greatest understanding of what happens to the bump during aquatic exercise.

You will need to read through your manual thorughly before attending the course, as there will be a written theoretical examination on the day of your course.

Saturday 9th February 2019
Saturday 9th February 2019
Time: 11.30- 5pm
Location: Somerset Yeovil Goldenstones Leisure Center BA20 1QZ
Tutor: Claire Grundy*
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