Impact of Covid-19 on Active Lifestyle, Physical Activity Behaviour and Physical Fitness of Adult Male Sportsmen of Delhi
Keywords:Active lifestyle, Coronavirus disease-2019, Lockdown, Physical activity behavior, Physical fitness, Sportsmen
Introduction:- The spread of COVID 19 infection led to nationwide lockdown and posed many difficulties for people to perform physical activities. Statement of Problem: The present study focuses on the impact of this COVID virus & precautionary lockdown on the physical activity behavior, active lifestyle and physical fitness of adult male sportsmen of Delhi. Methodology: 500 sportsmen from all over Delhi were chosen through convenience sampling technique, who were actively participating in sports & physical activities pre lockdown phase and their responses were recorded through a self-constructed questionnaire that consisted of 14 questions related to active lifestyle, physical activity routine pre & post lockdown, condition of their physical fitness & their views regarding future. Data Analysis:- The data collected was analyzed through descriptive statistics. Results: The results thus obtained revealed that the subjects emphasized on the active lifestyle, the fitness levels were affected adversely due to lockdown because of various reasons discussed in the paper. The results also revealed that although it was a great learning to perform physical activities through digital platform, but it should not be emphasized over traditional training methodology and the way to proceed in the future is the old way.
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