Volume 23, Issue 5 (December & January - Special Issue on COVID-19 2020)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2020, 23(5): 632-645 | Back to browse issues page

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Parastesh M, Moradi J. A Guide to Physical Activity at Home During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2020; 23 (5) :632-645
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-6331-en.html
1- Department of Sport Physiology and Injuries, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Arak University, Arak, Iran. , m-parastesh@araku.ac.ir
2- Department of Motor Behavior and Sport Psychology, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Arak University, Arak, Iran.
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Background and Aim: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has reduced the physical activity of people worldwide. The purpose of this study is to provide a practical guide for performing physical activities at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Methods & Materials: The study was conducted by using library method and reviewing the books and articles on home-based physical activity, to provide a scientific basis for performing physical activity at home. In this regard, various physical activities with and without equipment at homes were examined.
Ethical Considerations: This article is a review article with no human or animal sample.
Results: Home-based practical suggestions for staying active and cope with its physical and psychological consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic were reported walking or running on a treadmill, the use of stationary bikes, and body weight resistance exercise, in addition to aerobic exercise.
Conclusion: This proposed physical activity programs can be used during the pandemic at home by people with sedentary lifestyle. 

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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: COVID-19
Received: 2020/05/19 | Accepted: 2020/10/5

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