PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND COVID-19: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF ITS IMPORTANCE AND THE BEST MEASURES TO BE CARRIED OUT

2020 Revista CPAQV. Centro de Pesquisas Avançadas em Qualidade de Vida  
OBJETIVES: The practice of physical activity is important to control and combat various chronic diseases, including improving the immune system, but in times of pandemic, the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is isolation and social distancing, consequently causing people to become inactive. This work is a systematic review to address the practice of physical activity amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. METHODS: This article aims to address the topic through a systematic review. It consists
more » ... f a systematic literature review carried out through research in the Pubmed database. Nine articles were selected. CONCLUSION: It is concluded that the practice of physical activity is beneficial during the pandemic, but that it should be carried out at home, or in environments that respect WHO standards.
doi:10.36692/v12n3-7r fatcat:sbgfcu4qozbpjjwcaab3xh47sy