Results from a number of longitudinal studies have shown that the cost of non-weight-bearing activity changes little until very late pregnancy. From approximately 35 weeks, the gross costs (which include changes in BMR) increase by approximately 11% and net costs by approximately 6%. The gross and net costs of weight-bearing exercise (treadmill walking and standardized step testing) remain fairly constant during the first half of pregnancy and then increase progressively by approximately 15-20% at term.
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