American Academy of Health and Fitness
FITNESS SPECIALTY CERTIFICATIONS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION HOME STUDY PROGRAMS
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Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Prescription
Home Study Course


The Prenatal and Postpartum Exercise Prescription home study continuing education course offered to you in a distant-learning format presents what every fitness professional working with pre- and postnatal women should know about designing safe and appropriate exercise. Learn the effect of exercise on maternal and fetal health and how to set intensity levels and modify exercise based on guidelines from the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG), and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOCG). This course covers the latest research; demonstrates appropriate core strengthening and pelvic floor exercises; and includes suspended body-weight, flexibility, relaxation, and breathing exercises. It also suggests guidelines for strength training, water exercise, and competitive sports during pregnancy.


This course is approved for
the following CECs/CEUs:
ACE 1.0 (ACSM and the YMCA accept
ACE CECs*)
AFAA 10.0
BCRPA 10.0
BOC Category A 6.00
CPTN 7.0
HFPA 1.0
ISSA 10.0
KIPS 1.0
NAFC 1.0
NASM 1.0
NASN 1.0
NESTA 1.0
NETA 10.0
NFPT 1.0
NSCA (CSCS, NSCA-CPT) 1.0
PTA Global 10.0
WITS TBD


The American Academy of Health and Fitness (BOC AP#: P3645) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 6.0 Category A hours/CEUs.

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Hard Copy Format:

United States:
$159.00 USD
plus $8 shipping & handling

International/Canada:
$159.00 USD
plus $42 shipping & handling**

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Certified health and fitness professionals holding more than one certification may obtain CECs/CEUS for all approved certification organizations (see list above) for which they need continuing education at no additional cost.


Return Policy

If you're not completely satisfied with your prepaid purchase, contact AAHF at 800.957.7348 to discuss a return. The return must be within 30 days of the date of receipt of your shipment. Study materials and educational resources must be received in original condition. All return shipments must be sent via USPS Priority Mail for tracking purposes to 7205 Sampal Place, Springfield, Virginia 22152. Upon receipt of the returned materials, the American Academy of Health and Fitness (AAHF) will refund full credit, excluding shipping/handling. Credit will be applied to the appropriate credit card via PayPal. We do not accept returns on online products, e-books, videos, CD/DVD-ROMs, and DVDs.

The American Academy of Health and Fitness reserves the right to discontinue the sale and/or support of any of its continuing education courses. Notification of such will be given six months prior to discontinuance to allow for course completion and testing. No refund will be given for courses that are discontinued.

* Different professional organizations offer continuing education credits, most commonly called CECs (continuing education credits) and CEUs (continuing education units). Most CECs/CEUs require one contact hour of professional activity for one credit. Example conversions are: ACE, NSCA and NASM: 0.1 = 1.0 contact hour; ACSM, BOC, ISSA, WITS and YMCA: 1.0 = 1.0 contact hour.

** Orders shipped to other countries may be subject to customs charges and/or other taxes and fees charged by authorities in the destination country. Any customs charges and/or other taxes and fees charged by the destination country are the responsibility of the customer. We are unable to advise the exact charges that may occur as they vary from country to country. If you have questions, please contact us and we will share our experience for your specific country.

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