Exerc Sport Sci Rev 2021 Oct 13. Epub 2021 Oct 13.
Sport Health and Performance Enhancement (SHAPE) Research Centre, Department of Sport Science, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK Army Health and Performance Research, Army Headquarters, Andover, UK Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH), Division of Surgery & Interventional Science, University College London, London, UK Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK.
Abstract: Best-practice guidance and management of pregnant and postpartum elite athletes and women in arduous occupations is limited by the lack of high-quality evidence available within these populations. We have summarised the adaptations and implications of pregnancy and childbirth; proposed a novel integrative concept to address these changes; and made recommendations to progress research in this area. Read More