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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 3, Part D

A survey on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on exercise practices of healthcare workers in Maharashtra


Author(s): Vaishnavi Kaveeshwar and Dr. Tejas Borkar

Abstract: A survey was conducted using a validated questionnaire regarding exercise practices of healthcare workers in the state of Maharashtra. The sample size was 304 out of which 52.3% were practicing doctors including surgeons and physicians, 9.54% were dentist, 28.62% physiotherapists and remaining 9.54% were nurses. 61.5% of professionals reported COVID-19 has caused a change in levels of their participation in physical activities. Amongst entire participants 29.6% reported increased participation in some form of exercises/physical activity during pandemic. 31.9% healthcare professionals acknowledged reduced engagement in physical activity since outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. 38.5% of total survey participants reported no change at all in their exercise practices. Chi squared test was applied during analysis.

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How to cite this article:
Vaishnavi Kaveeshwar, Dr. Tejas Borkar. A survey on impact of COVID-19 pandemic on exercise practices of healthcare workers in Maharashtra. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(3):230-233.
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