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Impact of prenatal exercise on neonatal and childhood outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  • Margie H Davenport Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Victoria L Meah Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Stephanie-May Ruchat Department of Human Kinetics, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Gregory A Davies Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rachel J Skow Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Nick Barrowman Clinical Research Unit, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kristi B Adamo School of Human Kinetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Veronica J Poitras Independent Researcher, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Casey E Gray Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alejandra Jaramillo Garcia Independent Researcher, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Frances Sobierajski Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Laurel Riske Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Marina James Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Amariah J Kathol Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Physical Activity and Diabetes Laboratory, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport and Recreation, Women and Children’s Health Research Institute, Alberta Diabetes Institute, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Megan Nuspl Alberta Research Centre for Health Evidence, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Andree-Anne Marchand Department of Anatomy, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Taniya S Nagpal R Samuel McLaughlin Foundation - Exercise and Pregnancy Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Children’s Health Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Linda G Slater John W Scott Health Sciences Library, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ashley Weeks School of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ruben Barakat Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte-INEF, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Michelle F Mottola R Samuel McLaughlin Foundation - Exercise and Pregnancy Laboratory, School of Kinesiology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Children’s Health Research Institute, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Margie H Davenport, Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health, Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation, University of Alberta, Edmonton AB T6G 2R3, Canada; mdavenpo{at}ualberta.ca
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Davenport MH, Meah VL, Ruchat S, et al
Impact of prenatal exercise on neonatal and childhood outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  • Accepted September 4, 2018
  • First published October 18, 2018.
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October 18, 2018

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