publication . Article . Preprint . 2020

Behavioral Change Towards Reduced Intensity Physical Activity Is Disproportionately Prevalent Among Adults With Serious Health Issues or Self-Perception of High Risk During the UK COVID-19 Lockdown

Nina T Rogers; Naomi R. Waterlow; Hannah E. Brindle; Luisa Enria; Rosalind M Eggo; Shelley Lees; Chrissy h. Roberts;
Open Access English
  • Published: 30 Sep 2020 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:sec><jats:title>Importance</jats:title><jats:p>There are growing concerns that the UK COVID-19 lockdown has reduced opportunities to maintain health through physical activity, placing individuals at higher risk of chronic disease and leaving them more vulnerable to severe sequelae of COVID-19.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Objective</jats:title><jats:p>To examine whether the UK’s lockdown measures have had disproportionate impacts on intensity of physical activity in groups who are, or who perceive themselves to be, at heightened risk from COVID-19.</jats:p></jats:sec><jats:sec><jats:title>Designs, Setting, Parti...
Subjects
free text keywords: physical activity (exercise), COVID-19, SARS-CoV2, lockdown, chronic condition, mixed method approach, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health, Original Research, perceptions of risk, obesity, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Stroke, medicine.disease, medicine, Diabetes mellitus, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), business.industry, business, Heart disease, Obesity, Household income, Coping (psychology), Odds, Gerontology, Physical activity, Chronic condition, Reduced intensity, Self perception, Perception, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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