Volume 23, Issue 5 (December & January - Special Issue on COVID-19 2020)                   J Arak Uni Med Sci 2020, 23(5): 584-603 | Back to browse issues page


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Ahmadi Hekmatikar A H, Molanouri Shamsi M. Effect of Exercise on Immunological Indicators During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Arak Uni Med Sci 2020; 23 (5) :584-603
URL: http://jams.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-6415-en.html
1- Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran.
2- Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Humanities, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran. , molanouri@modares.ac.ir
Abstract:   (8509 Views)
Background and Aim: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), as a viral disease, has increasingly highlighted the need for lifelong exercise due to its immunological and physiological effects is necessary on health. In this review study, while examining the effects of moderate-intensity exercise on the physiological and immunological responses associated with COVID-19, appropriate exercise patterns during the COVID-19 pandemic are presented.
Methods & Materials: In this study, the search was conducted in Web of Science, Scopus, ISC, PubMed, Google Scholar, MagIran, and Noor databases on related articles using the following keywords: coronavirus, COVID-19, exercise and coronavirus, exercise and immune system, high-intensity exercise and immune system.
Ethical Considerations: All ethical principles in writing this article have been observed according to the instructions of the National Ethics Committee and the COPE regulations.
Results: Moderate-intensity exercise can help boost the function of the immune system. On the other hand, high-intensity exercise can have negative effects on the immune system, which can be a bad strategy increasing the risk of infectious diseases.
Results Moderate-intensity exercise can help boost the function of the immune system. On the other hand, high-intensity exercise can have negative effects on the immune system, which can be a bad strategy increasing the risk of infectious diseases.
Conclusion: Due to the onset of the second wave of COVID-19 in the world, it is recommended to continue to exercise at home observing the hygiene rules (maintaining humidity and disinfecting environmental surfaces) and using appropriate intensity and duration.
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Type of Study: Review Article | Subject: COVID-19
Received: 2020/08/19 | Accepted: 2020/10/28

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