publication . Conference object . 2021

Effect of the COVID-19 national lockdown on physical fitness in active vs inactive French adults

Watelain, Eric; Lehmann, Lisa; Larribaut, Julie; Cholley Gomez, Marie; Reymond, David; Faupin, A.; Vercruyssen, Fabrice; Gruet, Mathieu; Souron, Robin; Del Sordo, Giovanna; ...
English
  • Published: 27 Oct 2021
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Country: France
Abstract
International audience; Introduction. People with reduced physical fitness (PF) are at greater risks of reduced health-related outcomes [1]. In response to COVID-19 global pandemic, French government has imposed lockdown on March 2020 for 8 weeks. A decreased physical activity (PA) levels in several countries and different populations were observed [2-3], which could in turn reduce both PF and health-related outcomes. Increases in the body mass index (BMI) and decreases in several PF outcomes were observed in adolescents after COVID-19 lockdown, compared to the pre-pandemic period [4]. However, less data are available in the adult population. The aim of this stu...
Subjects
free text keywords: Coronavirus, lockdown, physical fitness, online survey, [SDV]Life Sciences [q-bio]
Communities
COVID-19
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