Is recreational running associated with earlier delivery and lower birth weight in women who continue to run during pregnancy? An international retrospective cohort study of running habits of 1293 female runners during pregnancy
OPEN BMJ open sport & exercise medicine | 13 Apr 2018
K Kuhrt, M Harmon, NL Hezelgrave, PT Seed and AH Shennan
Increasingly, women of reproductive age participate in recreational running, but its impact on pregnancy outcome is unknown. We investigated whether running affects gestational age at delivery and birth weight as indicators of cervical integrity and placental function, respectively.
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