Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)

Need-Assessment of Physical Activity as an Effort to Increase Immunity During the Covid-19 Pandemic

Authors
Edy Mintarto, Bayu Agung Pramono, Yetty Septiani Mustar, Kunjung Ashadi, Mochamad Purnomo
Corresponding Author
Edy Mintarto
Available Online 3 December 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.192How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Physical activity, immunity, covid-19
Abstract

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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© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
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Volume Title
Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020)
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
3 December 2020
ISBN
978-94-6239-285-4
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.192How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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