Need-Assessment of Physical Activity as an Effort to Increase Immunity During the Covid-19 Pandemic
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- Physical activity, immunity, covid-19
COVID-19 has a negative impact on human immunity. The rate of patients infected to death continues to increase every day. The social restriction protocol makes people reduce activities outside the home including physical activity or sports, even though physical activity is one of the treatments in maintaining immunity. This descriptive study aims to assess people’s perceptions of the need for physical activity at home as an effort to increase immunity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data was collected by distributing online questionnaires through a google form. Most of the participants agree that maintaining the physical condition and doing physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic is important to maintaining immunity and all participant agree that need books and videos of physical activity use language that is easy to understand can be accessed anywhere and anytime. Based on this scientific evidence, people know that maintaining a regular physical activity at home is a key strategy for increase immunity during COVID-19 outbreak. Concerning this, it is imperative to provide books and tutorials video to educate people about exercise at home based on the frequency, intensity, time, and type of physical activities according to the needs of the body and the age.
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TY - CONF AU - Edy Mintarto AU - Bayu Agung Pramono AU - Yetty Septiani Mustar AU - Kunjung Ashadi AU - Mochamad Purnomo PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/03 TI - Need-Assessment of Physical Activity as an Effort to Increase Immunity During the Covid-19 Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1149 EP - 1154 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.192 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.192 ID - Mintarto2020 ER -