Role of physical activity during Covid-19 pandemic


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Author Details : Adarashpal Singh, Harpreet Kaur*, Paramjeet Kaur

Volume : 8, Issue : 2, Year : 2021

Article Page : 83-85

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijcap.2021.019



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Abstract

Covid-19 pandemic has led to major changes in day -to-day life. Ever since the start of pandemic, there has been a change in working conditions, reduction in physical activity and much increase in anxiety and stress due to disease itself. To deal with the physical and mental health needs of this changing times, it becomes important to maintain healthy life-style and a minimum level of physical activity. The physical activity has been shown to boost the immune system and body’s capacity to fight infections and keep oneself physically and mentally strong. It is helpful for the healthy cardiovascular function which is very important during current pandemic. Though routine exercise and outdoor activity may be restricted due to social distancing norms, still it is important to have modified form of physical activity like stretching, walking, doing household chores and yoga in current scenario. Early start of exercise from school physical education can go a long way to create healthy adults.


Keywords : Covid- 19, Physical activity, Mental well- being, Immunity, Exercise


How to cite : Singh A, Kaur H, Kaur P, Role of physical activity during Covid-19 pandemic. Indian J Clin Anat Physiol 2021;8(2):83-85


Copyright © 2021 by author(s) and Indian J Clin Anat Physiol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)





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Received : 01-06-2021

Accepted : 28-06-2021

Available online : 06-07-2021


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