Physical activity in pregnancy—what, when, how and why to be active: Prof Greg Whyte, OBE. #367

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Our guest for this podcast is Professor Greg Whyte, one of the world’s most respected and renowned Sport & Exercise Scientists. Greg combines his academic position at Liverpool John Moores University with both public & private work around the UK, and is a hugely respected scientist and voice, with expertise in a wide range of domains. Not content with overseeing breathtaking Sport Relief challenges and helping to raise >£30m for charity, he has recently published a book titled ‘Bump It Up’, focused on advice for pregnant women. In this podcast, Greg covers: - The current consensus - Common misconceptions - Common barriers and how to overcome them - Safety & contraindications - The importance of physical activity at every life-stage Further resources: Greg’s Book: https://www.penguin.co.uk/books/111/1111959/bump-it-up/9780593077481.html BJSM Special Edition on Pregnancy: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/21 2019 Canadian guideline for physical activity throughout pregnancy https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/52/21/1339

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