Nutrition, physical activity and psychological status during lockdown due to covid-19

Tyagi, Renu, Tungdim, Mary Grace, Dhall, Meenal, Gupta, Urvashi, Devi, Surmala and Kapoor, Anuj Pal (2022) Nutrition, physical activity and psychological status during lockdown due to covid-19. Acta Scientiarum - Health Sciences, 44. ISSN 1807-8648

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Aim of the present study was to assess physical activity, nutrition and psychological status of the population during lockdown due to covid-19. Online survey was conducted among 534 participants within the age range of 16-78 years using convenient sampling. Participants from varied regions within India and abroad were enrolled for the present study. Volunteered participants were solicited to take part in a survey that has to be carried out by filling an online questionnaire form available to them as a URL link in the invitation through WhatsApp/Messenger. The gathered data has been compiled, coded and cleaned using Microsoft Excel. Analysis has been carried out employing descriptive and inferential statistics in SPSS 17.0. Majority of participants in the studied population showed significant change in their nutrition and physical activity status due to lockdown. Covid-19 lockdown did limit their daily activities. It also had impacted their psychological status. The current investigation accentuates the need to pursue suitable life style for the maintenance of optimum metabolism and physiology. Sticking to more regular timetable of meals, effective management of stress levels and continued physical activity during the quarantine and in all the following phases of living is desirable.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Covid-19 | Physical activity | Nutrition | Lockdown | Health | Behavioral changes
Subjects: Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Medicine
Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Biology
Physical, Life and Health Sciences > Chemistry
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Business School
Depositing User: Shilpi Rana
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2022 11:11
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2022 10:45
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Additional Information: The authors are grateful to all the respondents for taking their time in answering to all the questions. Financial assistance to RT by the UGC, Delhi is greatly acknowledged


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