Counteracting physical inactivity during the COVID-19 pandemic: Evidence-based recommendations for home-based exercise
To reduce transmission of the coronavirus, from its initial outbreak in 2019 up to now, various safety measures have been enacted worldwide by the authorities that have likely led to reduced physical activity levels in the general population. This short communication aims to briefly outline the deteriorative consequences of physical inactivity on parameters of physical fitness and ultimately to highlight associated increases of cardiovascular disease risk and mortality. Finally, evidence-based practical recommendations for exercise that can be performed at home are introduced, to help avoid physical inactivity and therefore maintain or achieve good physical health.
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|Subjects:||training movement load exercise exercise offer virus infection health prevention interval method|
|Notations:||leisure sport and sport for all biological and medical sciences training science|
|Tagging:||Coronavirus Hometraining HIT HIIT|
|Published in:||International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health|