This Mum Moves is an initiative that aims to support pregnant women and new mothers to stay active by providing healthcare professionals
Pregnancy and post-partum physical activity module authored by co-director of PPARG Dr DeVivo, to educate and train the health and social care workforce.
As part of a collaboration between ukactive’s This Mum Moves programme and Sport England’s Join the Movement campaign, ukactive with PPARG co-director Dr De Vivo developed a new website showcasing online workouts for antenatal and postnatal women.
Charity aims to remove traditional barriers and social stigmas, ensuring there is easily accessible provision in expertise, information and support for women who choose to be active throughout pregnancy and motherhood.
Outline: Development of an evidenced based infographic resource for medical, health and fitness professionals to support women returning to running postnatally. Project led by PPARG associate members (Donnelly & Brockwell), in collaboration with directors (Mills & De vivo), and additional authors (Rankin & Goom).
Development of first national guidelines for Physical Activity for Women after childbirth. The Directors of PPARG both chaired and contributed expertise to this Expert Working Group that created these new guidelines and infographic.
Project to embed physical activity in the UK undergraduate healthcare and medicine curriculums. Pregnancy and Postnatal slide set of this resource updated by PPARG directors.
Group developed to further knowledge and reach of the psychological issues involved in societies engagement and acceptance of physical activity behaviour during pre-conception, pregnancy and post-natal periods.
You’re pregnant are you sure you should be doing that?
Written and presented by PPARG directors, in association with British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) & Human Kinetics.