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How does exercise affect pregnancy?

Physical exercise program designed and developed by professionals in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences together with those in Medicine. Author: Ruben Barakat

ACTIVE PREGNANCY GUIDE (Ebook). Portuguese language (2020)

The Guide is aimed at pregnant women and in the postpartum phase, with the objective of promoting physical activity, physical exercise, and behaviors framed in a healthy lifestyle in this special phase of life, having been elaborated by a multidisciplinary team of professionals in the areas of physical exercise, nutrition, medicine, nursing, and physiotherapy.
Date of publication: February 2020

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books

  • Barakat Carballo R. Influencia del ejercicio físico en el proceso de embarazo y parto. Madrid: EAE; 2012.
  • Barakat R. El ejercicio físico durante el embarazo. Madrid: Ed. Pearson Alhambra; 2006
  • Perales M., Nagpal T.S., Barakat R. Physiological Changes During Pregnancy: Main Adaptations, Discomforts, and Implications for Physical Activity and Exercise. In: Santos-Rocha R., editor. Exercise and Sporting Activity During Pregnancy. Springer, Cham; 2019.
  • Barakat R., Lucía, A. and Ruiz, J. Exercise and Pregnancy. In: Mountjoy M.L., editor. Handbook of Sports Medicine and Science, doi:10.1002/9781118862254.ch12; 2014
  • Barakat R. Adaptações anatómicas e fisiológicas da gravidez e pós-parto. In: Santos-Rocha R., editor. Gravidez Ativa - Atividade Física e Saúde na Gravidez e Pós-Parto. Rio Maior: Edições ESDRM; 2013.
  • Barakat R. Pregnancy. In: Mooren FC, editor. Encyclopedia of Exercise Medicine in Health and Disease. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Berlin Heidelberg; 2012. p. 722-6.
  • Barakat R. Programas de ejercicio físico y salud en gestantes. In: Educación corporal y salud: gestación, infancia y adolescencia. Medellín: Ed. Funámbulos; 2007

ARTÍCULOS

  1. Pelaez M, Gonzalez-Cerron S, Montejo R, Barakat R. Protective effect of exercise on pregnant women including those who exceed weight gain recommendations: Randomized controlled trial. Mayo Clin Proc. 2019; 94 (10):1951-1959.
  2. Martin-Arias A, Brik M, Vargas-Terrones M, Barakat R, Santacruz B. Predictive factors of compliance with a program of supervised exercise during pregnancy. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2019 Jun; 98 (6):807-808.
  3. Barakat R, Refoyo I, Coterón J, Franco E. Exercise during pregnancy has a preventative effect on excessive maternal weight gain and gestational diabetes. A randomized controlled trial. Braz J Phys Ther. 2019 Mar – Apr;23 (2):148-155.
  4. Vargas-Terrones M, Nagpal T, Barakat R. Impact of exercise during pregnancy on gestational weight gain and birth weight: an overview. Braz J Phys Ther. 2019 Mar – Apr; 23 (2):164-169.
  5. Davenport MH, Nagpal TS, Mottola MF, Skow RJ, Riske L, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Gray CE, Barrowman N, Meah VL, Sobierajski F, James M, Nuspl M, Weeks A, Marchand AA, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Prenatal exercise (including but not limited to pelvic floor muscle training) and urinary incontinence during and following pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1397-1404. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099780. Review.
  6. Davenport MH, Meah VL, Ruchat SM, Davies GA, Skow RJ, Barrowman N, Adamo KB, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Jaramillo Garcia A, Sobierajski F, Riske L, James M, Kathol AJ, Nuspl M, Marchand AA, Nagpal TS, Slater LG, Weeks A, Barakat R, Mottola MF. Impact of prenatal exercise on neonatal and childhood outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1386-1396. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099836. Review.
  7. Davenport MH, McCurdy AP, Mottola MF, Skow RJ, Meah VL, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Gray CE, Barrowman N, Riske L, Sobierajski F, James M, Nagpal T, Marchand AA, Nuspl M, Slater LG, Barakat R, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Ruchat SM. Impact of prenatal exercise on both prenatal and postnatal anxiety and depressive symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1376-1385. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099697. Review.
  8. Davenport MH, Ruchat SM, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Gray CE, Barrowman N, Skow RJ, Meah VL, Riske L, Sobierajski F, James M, Kathol AJ, Nuspl M, Marchand AA, Nagpal TS, Slater LG, Weeks A, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Mottola MF. Prenatal exercise for the prevention of gestational diabetes mellitus and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1367-1375. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099355. Review.
  9. Davenport MH, Sobierajski F, Mottola MF, Skow RJ, Meah VL, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Riske L, James M, Nagpal TS, Marchand AA, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Glucose responses to acute and chronic exercise during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1357-1366. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099829. Review.
  10. Ruchat SM, Mottola MF, Skow RJ, Nagpal TS, Meah VL, James M, Riske L, Sobierajski F, Kathol AJ, Marchand AA, Nuspl M, Weeks A, Gray CE, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Davenport MH. Effectiveness of exercise interventions in the prevention of excessive gestational weight gain and postpartum weight retention: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1347-1356. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099399. Review.
  11. Mottola MF, Davenport MH, Ruchat SM, Davies GA, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Adamo KB, Duggan M, Barakat R, Chilibeck P, Fleming K, Forte M, Korolnek J, Nagpal T, Slater LG, Stirling D, Zehr L. 2019 Canadian guideline for physical activity throughout pregnancy. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Nov;52(21):1339-1346. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-100056.
  12. Davenport MH, Ruchat SM, Sobierajski F, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Yoo C, Skow RJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Meah VL, Nagpal TS, Riske L, James M, Nuspl M, Weeks A, Marchand AA, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Mottola MF. Impact of prenatal exercise on maternal harms, labour and delivery outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099821. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099821. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  13. Mottola MF, Nagpal TS, Bgeginski R, Davenport MH, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Davies GA, Adamo KB, Slater LG, Barrowman N, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Is supine exercise associated with adverse maternal and fetal outcomes? A systematic review. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099919. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099919. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  14. Davenport MH, Yoo C, Mottola MF, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Gray CE, Barrowman N, Davies GA, Kathol A, Skow RJ, Meah VL, Riske L, Sobierajski F, James M, Nagpal TS, Marchand AA, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Effects of prenatal exercise on incidence of congenital anomalies and hyperthermia: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099653. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099653. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  15. Davenport MH, Kathol AJ, Mottola MF, Skow RJ, Meah VL, Poitras VJ, Jaramillo Garcia A, Gray CE, Barrowman N, Riske L, Sobierajski F, James M, Nagpal T, Marchand AA, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Prenatal exercise is not associated with fetal mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099773. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099773. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  16. Skow RJ, Davenport MH, Mottola MF, Davies GA, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Meah VL, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Effects of prenatal exercise on fetal heart rate, umbilical and uterine blood flow: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099822. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099822. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  17. Davenport MH, Marchand AA, Mottola MF, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Jaramillo Garcia A, Barrowman N, Sobierajski F, James M, Meah VL, Skow RJ, Riske L, Nuspl M, Nagpal TS, Courbalay A, Slater LG, Adamo KB, Davies GA, Barakat R, Ruchat SM. Exercise for the prevention and treatment of low back, pelvic girdle and lumbopelvic pain during pregnancy: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Oct 18. pii: bjsports-2018-099400. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099400. [Epub ahead of print] Review.
  18. Brik M, Fernández-Buhigas I, Martin-Arias A, Terrones MV, Barakat R, Santacruz B. Does exercise during pregnancy impact on maternal weight gain and fetal cardiac function? A randomized controlled study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Oct 17. doi: 10.1002/uog.20147.
  19. Mottola MF, Davenport MH, Ruchat SM, Davies GA, Poitras V, Gray C, Jaramillo A, Barrowman N, Adamo KB, Duggan M, Barakat R, Chilibeck P, Fleming K, Forte M, Korolnek J, Nagpal T, Slater L, Stirling D, Zehr L. N° 367-2019 Lignes Directrices Canadiennes Sur L’activité Physique Durant La Grossesse. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S1701-2163(18)30699-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2018.09.003.
  20. Davenport MH, Ruchat SM, Mottola MF, Davies GA, Poitras VJ, Gray CE, Garcia AJ, Barrowman N, Adamo KB, Duggan M, Barakat R, Chilibeck P, Fleming K, Forte M, Korolnek J, Nagpal T, Slater LG, Stirling D, Zehr L. 2019 Canadian Guideline for Physical Activity Throughout Pregnancy: Methodology. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2018 Oct 17. pii: S1701-2163(18)30700-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jogc.2018.09.004.
  21. Vargas-Terrones M, Barakat R, Santacruz B, Fernandez-Buhigas I, Mottola MF. Physical exercise programme during pregnancy decreases perinatal depression risk: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Mar;53(6):348-353. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098926.
  22. Bernabé R, Franco E, Pérez T, Barakat R. Physical exercise during pregnancy and its influence on maternal weight gain. Prog Obstet Ginecol 2018;61(3):285-298.
  23. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown WJ, Davies GAL, Dooley M, Evenson KR, Haakstad LAH, Kayser B, Kinnunen TI, Larsen K, Mottola MF, Nygaard I, van Poppel M, Stuge B, Khan KM. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016/2017 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 5. Recommendations for health professionals and active women. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Sep;52(17):1080-1085. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099351.
  24. Barakat R, Franco E, Perales M, López C, Mottola MF. Exercise during pregnancy is associated with a shorter duration of labor. A randomized clinical trial. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2018 May;224:33-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2018.03.009.
  25. Horsch A, Gilbert L, Lanzi S, Gross J, Kayser B, Vial Y, Simeoni U, Hans D, Berney A, Scholz U, Barakat R, Puder JJ; MySweetHeart Research Group. Improving cardiometabolic and mental health in women with gestational diabetes mellitus and their offspring: study protocol for MySweetHeart Trial, a randomised controlled trial. BMJ Open. 2018 Feb 27;8(2):e020462. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020462.
  26. Barakat R, Vargas M, Brik M, Fernandez I, Gil J, Coteron J, Santacruz B. Does Exercise During Pregnancy Affect Placental Weight? A Randomized Clinical Trial. Eval Health Prof. 2018 Sep;41(3):400-414. doi: 10.1177/0163278717706235.
  27. Bacchi M, Mottola MF, Perales M, Refoyo I, Barakat R. Aquatic Activities During Pregnancy Prevent Excessive Maternal Weight Gain and Preserve Birth Weight: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Health Promot. 2018 Mar;32(3):729-735. doi: 10.1177/0890117117697520.
  28. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown WJ, Davies GAL, Dooley M, Evenson KR, Haakstad LAH, Kayser B, Kinnunen TI, Larsén K, Mottola MF, Nygaard I, van Poppel M, Stuge B, Khan KM. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016/17 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 4-Recommendations for future research. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Dec;51(24):1724-1726. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-098387.
  29. Rogozińska E, Marlin N, Jackson L, Rayanagoudar G, Ruifrok AE, Dodds J, Molyneaux E, van Poppel MN, Poston L, Vinter CA, McAuliffe F, Dodd JM, Owens J, Barakat R, Perales M, Cecatti JG, Surita F, Yeo S, Bogaerts A, Devlieger R, Teede H, Harrison C, Haakstad L, Shen GX, Shub A, Beltagy NE, Motahari N, Khoury J, Tonstad S, Luoto R, Kinnunen TI, Guelfi K, Facchinetti F, Petrella E, Phelan S, Scudeller TT, Rauh K, Hauner H, Renault K, de Groot CJ, Sagedal LR, Vistad I, Stafne SN, Mørkved S, Salvesen KÅ, Jensen DM, Vitolo M, Astrup A, Geiker NR, Kerry S, Barton P, Roberts T, Riley RD, Coomarasamy A, Mol BW, Khan KS, Thangaratinam S. Effects of antenatal diet and physical activity on maternal and fetal outcomes: individual patient data meta-analysis and health economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess. 2017 Aug;21(41):1-158. doi: 10.3310/hta21410. Review.
  30. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown WJ, Davies GAL, Dooley M, Evenson KR, Haakstad LAH, Kayser B, Kinnunen TI, Larsén K, Mottola MF, Nygaard I, van Poppel M, Stuge B, Khan KM; IOC Medical Commission. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016/17 evidence summary from the IOC Expert Group Meeting, Lausanne. Part 3-exercise in the postpartum period. Br J Sports Med. 2017 Nov;51(21):1516-1525. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2017-097964.
  31. Barakat R, Perales M, Cordero Y, Bacchi M, Mottola MF. Influence of Land or Water Exercise in Pregnancy on Outcomes: A Cross-sectional Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2017 Jul;49(7):1397-1403. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001234.
  32. García Gomez S, Pérez-Tejero J, Ocete C, Barakat R. Expert’s opinion of a home-based exercise program for shoulder pain prevention: application in wheelchair basketball players. Psychology, Society, & Education, 2017. Vol. 9(3), pp. 433-445. doi: 10.25115/psye.v9i3.1024.
  33. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown W, Dooley M, Evenson KR, Haakstad LA, Larsen K, Kayser B, Kinnunen TI, Mottola MF, Nygaard I, van Poppel M, Stuge B, Davies GA; IOC Medical Commission. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 2-the effect of exercise on the fetus, labour and birth. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Oct 12. pii: bjsports-2016-096810. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096810.
  34. Barakat R, Pelaez M, Cordero Y, Perales M, Lopez C, Coteron J, Mottola M. Exercise during pregnancy protects against hypertension and macrosomia. Randomized Clinical Trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 May;214(5):649.e1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.11.039.
  35. Barakat R, Perales M. Resistance Exercise in Pregnancy and Outcome. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Sep;59(3):591-9. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000213.
  36. Perales M, Santos-Lozano A, Sanchis-Gomar F, Luaces M, Pareja-Galeano H, Garatachea N, Barakat R, Lucia A. Impact of gestational risk factors on maternal cardiovascular system. Ann Transl Med. 2016 Jul;4(13):253. doi: 10.21037/atm.2016.06.18.
  37. Bø K, Artal R, Barakat R, Brown W, Davies GA, Dooley M, Evenson KR, Haakstad LA, Henriksson-Larsen K, Kayser B, Kinnunen TI, Mottola MF, Nygaard I, van Poppel M, Stuge B, Khan KM. Exercise and pregnancy in recreational and elite athletes: 2016 evidence summary from the IOC expert group meeting, Lausanne. Part 1-exercise in women planning pregnancy and those who are pregnant. Br J Sports Med. 2016 May;50(10):571-89. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096218.
  38. Rogozinska E, D’Amico MI, Khan KS, Cecatti JG, Teede H, Yeo S, Vinter CA, Rayanagoudar G, Barakat R, Perales M, Dodd JM, Devlieger R, Bogaerts A, van Poppel M, Haakstad L, Shen GX, Shub A, Luoto R, Kinnunen TI, Phelan S, Poston L, Scudeller TT, El Beltagy N, Stafne SN, Tonstad S, Geiker N, Ruifrok AE, Mol BW, Coomarasamy A, Thangaratinam S; International Weight Management in Pregnancy (iWIP) Collaborative Group. Development of composite outcomes for individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis on the effects of diet and lifestyle in pregnancy: a Delphi survey. 2016 Jan;123(2):190-8. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13764.
  39. Flynn AC, Dalrymple K, Barr S, Poston L, Goff LM, Rogozińska E, van Poppel MN, Rayanagoudar G, Yeo S, Barakat Carballo R, Perales M, Bogaerts A, Cecatti JG, Dodd J, Owens J, Devlieger R, Teede H, Haakstad L, Motahari-Tabari N, Tonstad S, Luoto R, Guelfi K, Petrella E, Phelan S, Scudeller TT, Hauner H, Renault K, Sagedal LR, Stafne SN, Vinter C, Astrup A, Geiker NR, McAuliffe FM, Mol BW, Thangaratinam S; i-WIP (International Weight Management in Pregnancy) Collaborative Group. Dietary interventions in overweight and obese pregnant women: a systematic review of the content, delivery, and outcomes of randomized controlled trials. Nutr Rev. 2016 May;74(5):312-28. doi: 10.1093/nutrit/nuw005.
  40. Perales M, Santos-Lozano A, Sanchis-Gomar A, Luaces M, Pareja-Galeano H, Garatachea N, Barakat R, Lucia A. Maternal cardiac adaptations to a physical exercise program during pregnancy. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5):896-906. doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000837.
  41. Perales M, Santos-Lozano A, Ruiz J, Lucia A, Barakat R. Impact of aerobic or resistance training during pregnancy on maternal health and perinatal outcomes: A systematic review. Early Hum Dev. 2016 Mar;94:43-8. doi: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2016.01.004.
  42. Perales M, Calabria I, Lopez C, Franco E, Coteron J, Barakat R. Regular Exercise Throughout Pregnancy Is Associated With a Shorter First Stage of Labor. Am J Health Promot. 2016 Jan-Feb;30(3):149-54. doi: 10.4278/ajhp.
  43. Barakat R, Perales M. Pregnancy, physical activity, functional capacity and adaptations to exercise. Current Women’s Health Reviews 2015, 11(1): 13-18.
  44. Roldan O, Perales M, Mateos S, Barakat R. Supervised physical activity during pregnancy improves fetal cardiac response. International J of Medicine and Sciences of Physical Activity and Sports 2015, 15(60): 757-72.
  45. Barakat R, Perales M, Garatachea N, Ruiz JR, Lucia A. Exercise during pregnancy. A narrative review asking: what do we know? Br J Sports Med. 2015 Nov;49(21):1377-81.
  46. Cordero Y, Mottola MF, Vargas J, Blanco M, Barakat R. Exercise Is Associated with a Reduction in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2015 Jul;47(7):1328-33.
  47. Perales M, Mateos S, Vargas M, Sanz I, Lucia A, Barakat R. Fetal and maternal heart rate responses to exercise in pregnant women. A randomized Controlled Trial. Arch Med Deporte 2015;32(6):361-367.
  48. Perales M, Refoyo I, Coteron J, Bacchi M, Barakat R. Exercise During Pregnancy Attenuates Prenatal Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Eval Health Prof. 2015 Mar;38(1):59-72.
  49. Casla S, López-Tarruella S, Jerez Y, Marquez-Rodas I, Galvão DA, Newton RU, Cubedo R, Calvo I, Sampedro J, Barakat R, Martín M. Supervised physical exercise improves VO2max, quality of life, and health in early stage breast cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2015 Sep;153(2):371-82
  50. Casla S, Hojman P, Márquez-Rodas I, López-Tarruella S, Jerez Y, Barakat R, Martín M. Running away from side effects: physical exercise as a complementary intervention for breast cancer patients. Clin Transl Oncol. 2015 Mar;17(3):180-96.
  51. Perales M, Cordero Y, Vargas M, Lucia A, Barakat R. Exercise and depression in overweight and obese pregnant women: a randomised controlled trial. Arch Med Deporte 2015;32(3):156-163.
  52. Ruifrok et al. Erratum to: Study protocol: differential effects of diet and physical activity based interventions in pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes: individual patient data (IPD) meta-analysis and health economic evaluation. Systematic Reviews 2015, 4:101. DOI 10.1186/s13643-015-0079-2.
  53. Barakat R, Perales M, Bacchi M, Coteron J, Refoyo I. Is exercise throughout pregnancy safe to mother and new born? Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Health Promot. 2014 Sep-Oct;29(1):2-8.
  54. Barakat R, Pelaez M, Montejo R, Refoyo, Coteron J. Exercise throughout pregnancy does not cause preterm delivery. A randomized, controlled trial. J Phys Act Health. 2014 Jul;11(5):1012-7.
  55. Evenson KR, Barakat R, Brown WJ, Dargent-Molina P, Haruna M, Mikkelsen EM, Mottola MF, Owe KM, Rousham EK, Yeo S. Guidelines for Physical Activity during Pregnancy: Comparisons From Around the World. Am J Lifestyle Med. 2014 Mar;8(2):102-121.
  56. Casla S, Hojman P, Cubedo R, Calvo I, Sampedro J, Barakat R. Integrative exercise and lifestyle intervention increases leisure-time activity in breast cancer patients. Integr Cancer Ther. 2014 Nov;13(6):493-501.
  57. Pelaez M, Gonzalez S, Montejo R, Barakat R. Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Included in a Pregnancy Exercise Program Is Effective in Primary Prevention of Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Neurourol Urodyn. 2014 Jan;33(1):67-71.
  58. Ruiz J, Pelaez M, Perales M, Lopez C, Lucia A, Barakat R. Supervised exercise-based intervention to prevent excessive gestational weight gain: a randomised controlled trial. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2013;88(12):1388-1397.
  59. Barakat R, Pelaez M, Lopez C, Lucía A, Ruiz J. Exercise during pregnancy and gestational diabetes related adverse effects: a randomized controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2013 Jul;47(10):630-6.
  60. Barakat R, Bueno C, Diaz de Durana A, Coterón R, Montejo R. Efecto de un programa de ejercicio físico en la recuperación post-parto. Estudio piloto. Arch Med Deporte 2013;30(2):21-24.
  61. Montejo R, Pelaez M, Barakat R. Fortalecimiento del suelo pélvico y gestación. Suelo Pélvico 2012; 8[2]: 39-43.
  62. Barakat R, Pelaez M, Lopez C, Montejo R, Coteron J. Exercise during pregnancy reduces the rate of cesarean and instrumental deliveries: results of a randomized controlled trial. The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine. 2012 Nov ;25(11):2372-6.
  63. Perales M, Luaces M, Barriopedro M, Montejo R, Barakat R. Efectos de un programa de ejercicio físico supervisado sobre la estructura cardiaca durante la gestación. Ensayo clínico aleatorizado. Prog Obstet Ginecol. 2012;55:209-15.
  64. Barakat R, Cordero Y, Coteron J, Luaces M, Montejo R. Exercise during pregnancy improves maternal glucose screen at 24-28 weeks: a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2012 Jul;46(9):656-61.
  65. Cordero Y, Pelaez M, De Miguel M, Perales M, Barakat R. ¿Puede el ejercicio físico moderado durante el embarazo actuar como un factor de prevención de la Diabetes Gestacional? RICYDE Rev Int Cienc Deporte; 2012;8(27):3-19. Citas= 27.
  66. Casla S, Sampedro J, Lopez A, Coteron J, Barakat R. Cáncer de mama y ejercicio físico: Estudio piloto. Rev Andal Med Deporte. 2012;05:134-9.
  67. Barakat R, Pelaez M, Montejo R, Luaces M, Zakynthinaki M. Exercise during pregnancy improves maternal health perception: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 May;204(5):402.e1-7.
  68. Zakynthinaki M, Barakat R, Cordente C, Sampedro J. Stochastic optimization for the detection of changes in maternal heart rate. Computer Physics Communication. 2011 (182):683-691.
  69. Barakat R, Ruiz J, Rodriguez-Romo G, Montejo Rodriguez R, Lucia A. Does exercise training during pregnancy influence on fetal cardiovascular responses to an exercise stimulus? Insights from a randomised controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2010 44(10): 762-4.
  70. Barakat R, Cordero Y, Rodríguez-Romo G, Stirling J, Zakynthinaki M. Actividad física durante embarazo, su relación con la edad gestacional materna y el peso de nacimiento. RICYDE Rev Int Cienc Deporte; 2010;6(20):205-217.
  71. Barakat R, López C y Montejo R. Influencia del ejercicio físico en el tercer trimestre del embarazo sobre el comportamiento cardiocirculatorio de la unidad materno-fetal. Rev Andal Med Deporte. 2010;3(2):47-51.
  72. Rodríguez-Romo G, García-López O, Garrido-Muñoz M, Barriopedro M, Barakat R, Cordente C. Relaciones entre el consumo de tabaco y la práctica de actividad físico-deportiva en una muestra de la población de Madrid. RICYDE Rev Int Cienc Deporte; 2010;6(20):218-230.
  73. Barakat R, Ruiz J and Lucia A. Exercise during pregnancy and risk of maternal anaemia: a randomised, controlled trial. Br J Sports Med. 2009 Dec;43(12):954-6.
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