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Relationship Between Physical Activity and Fatigue Among Nigerian Pregnant Women

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada 1 , Okechukwu Ernest Orji 2 , Ademola Matthew Iyiola 1 , Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi 2 , Esther Kikelomo Afolabi 3 , Ojukwu Chidiebele Petronilla 4 , Abolaji Blessed Adeyemi 5 , Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande 6 and Moses Oluwatosin Makinde 1 , *
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1 Department of Medical Rehabilitation, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
2 Department of Perinatoloy, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
3 Department of Nursing Science, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
4 Department of Medical Rehabilitation, University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
5 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
6 Department of Physiotherapy, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Article information
  • Women’s Health Bulletin: January 1, 2019, 6 (1); e61339
  • Published Online: October 17, 2018
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: September 4, 2017
  • Revised: August 21, 2018
  • Accepted: September 11, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/whb.61339

How to Cite: Mbada C E, Orji O E, Iyiola A M, Adeyemi A B, Afolabi E K, et al. Relationship Between Physical Activity and Fatigue Among Nigerian Pregnant Women, Women Health Bull. 2019 ; 6(1):e61339. doi: 10.5812/whb.61339.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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  • morteza taheri says:
    2018-11-26 14:33:16
    1- As far as I know, PPAQ questionnaire is commonly used for normal population. However, if appropriate for the current research based on the research team explanation, the validity and reliability of the questionnaire should be reported regarding its application for pregnant women. 2- were their food intake especially micro nutrients were monitoring by appropriate food recall? It seems fatigue is highly related to the nutrition. besides, their background in athletic events, life style, etc could be attributed to the obtained results. thus, Ii can be recommended for future research.

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