How children and young people can stay physically active during the novel coronavirus pandemic while take into account safety measures and precautions.

Fröberg A

Health Promot Perspect 10 (4) 295-299 [2020-11-07; online 2020-11-07]

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has caused major public concern and posed challenges to societies across the globe. The COVID-19 pandemic might have implications for health-related behaviors, such as physical activity, among people in different age groups. Lately, a number of papers have offered suggestions and recommendations on how to stay physically active during the novel coronavirus pandemic while take into account safety measures and precautions. Many of these suggestions and recommendations might be relevant for health professionals and health practitioners working to facilitate physical activity, health, and well-being among children and young people. In light of the COVID-19pandemic, this paper provides an overview of (a) suggestions and recommendations on physical activities; and (b) safety measures and precautions while being physically active.

Category: Public Health

Type: Journal article

PubMed 33312924

DOI 10.34172/hpp.2020.47

Crossref 10.34172/hpp.2020.47

pmc: PMC7722993


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