ea0038p184 | Obesity, diabetes, metabolism and cardiovascular | SFEBES2015
, Farmer Jacqueline
, Venkataraman Hema
, Saravanan Ponnusamy
Background: Studies have shown that interruptions in sedentary time in non-pregnant adults is positively associated with metabolic parameters, including abdominal obesity and glucose tolerance. However, there are no specific guidelines in the UK about recommended physical activity for pregnant women nor any validated tools to measure it. Our aim was to determine how much physical activity is carried out by pregnant women and how it relates to body anthropometry, glucose tolera...