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"International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health"

2021, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part A

Disadvantages of excessive physical activities in students of PIMS-DU during COVID-19 Pandemic: A descriptive cross-sectional study


Author(s): Rohit S Gupta, Shrikant S Sant and Jasmine A Shaikh

Abstract:
Question: What are the disadvantages of excessive physical activities in students of PIMS-DU during COVID-19 Pandemic?
Design: A Descriptive Cross-sectional Study.
Participants: Students who are physically active throughout the period of COVID-19 pandemic.
Intervention: Non-Interventional Study.
Outcome measures: OSTRC Injury Questionnaire (Pre- validated Questionnaire).
Results: There were very few subjects who faced difficulties due to knee pain or any other physical discomfort during physical activities in pandemic period 22.2%. Among the selected subjects 33.4% had pain and difficulties in Low Back due to physical activity in COVID-19 pandemic period. Among the selected subjects 18.5% had pain and difficulties in Shoulder due to physical activity in COVID-19 pandemic period.
Conclusion: The present study shows that, there are no specific adverse effects observed on musculoskeletal system due to excessive physical activity. Most of the subjects (33.4%) reported for having low back pain due to physical activity during COVID 19 pandemic.
Trial registration: PIMS/DR.APJAKCOPT/IEC/2020/22


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How to cite this article:
Rohit S Gupta, Shrikant S Sant, Jasmine A Shaikh. Disadvantages of excessive physical activities in students of PIMS-DU during COVID-19 Pandemic: A descriptive cross-sectional study. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2021;8(5):50-54.
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