StudyMethodsNo. of patientsPopulationIntervention/ Comparator
Bell 2000132Randomisation: not reported

Allocation concealment: not reported

Blinding: not used
61Women already intending to exercise during pregnancyIntervention: physical exercise more than five times a week

Comparator: exercise three or less times a week
Kulpa 1987129Randomisation: not reported

Allocation concealment: not reported

Blinding: not used
141Pregnant recreational athletes aged 18–49 yearsIntervention: exercise (no particular aerobic exercise) and nutritional counseling

Comparator: no intervention

From: Appendix 7, Clinical characteristics of the randomised controlled trials included in the review of adverse effects

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Interventions to Reduce or Prevent Obesity in Pregnant Women: A Systematic Review.
Health Technology Assessment, No. 16.31.
Thangaratinam S, Rogozińska E, Jolly K, et al.
Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2012 Jul.
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