Womens Health - Occupational Therapist

Womens Health 102

Exercise in Pregnancy


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  • Recite exercise guidelines and recommendations by the ACSPPSE, HHS and ACOG
  • Outline and describe 6 benefits of exercise during pregnancy
  • Describe 4 maternal physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy
  • Describe 3 physiologic changes associated with exercise during pregnancy
  • List 5 relative and 5 absolute contraindications to exercise during pregnancy
  • Describe 2 fetal outcomes associated with maternal exercise during pregnancy

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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Womens Health 101

Foundations in Core And Pelvic Floor Health


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  • Identify the bony landmarks in the pelvic region
  • Name the four layers of abdominal muscles and describe their orientation
  • Summarize core strength in relation to pelvic positioning and rib stability
  • Describe intra-abdominal pressure
  • List two major skeletal displacements the psoas can accomplish
  • Describe four types of pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Give two examples of when Kegels are contraindicated
  • Justify the role for a biopsychosocial model of health in pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • List three recommendations for Diastasis Rectus Abdominis related to pelvic positioning and functional movement

Melissa LaPointe, MS, OTR/L

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