Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Exercising in Urban Environment during COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300307,
        author={Said  Junaidi},
        title={Exercising in Urban Environment during  COVID-19 Pandemic},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 5th International Seminar of Public Health and Education, ISPHE 2020, 22 July 2020, Universitas Negeri Semarang, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ISPHE},
        year={2020},
        month={9},
        keywords={exercise urban environment covid-19},
        doi={10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300307}
    }
    
  • Said Junaidi
    Year: 2020
    Exercising in Urban Environment during COVID-19 Pandemic
    ISPHE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300307
Said Junaidi1,*
  • 1: Universitas Negeri Semarang
*Contact email: said.ikor@mail.unnes.ac.id

Abstract

During Covid-19 pandemic, people were expected to implement health protocols, one of them was by exercising to increase body immunity. This study aims to analyze sports activities during Covid-19 pandemic. The researcher used a quantitative descriptive. The subjects were urban people aged 12-55 years. The results of the study are 1) During covid-19 pandemic, sports activities are quite good (83%), 2) Women are more active in exercising than men (53%). 3) The age of people who actively exercise is around 12-35 years (66.7%). 4) The frequency of exercising done once a week is 37.7% and the sports activities carried out more than 3 times a week is 38%. 5) Duration of doing sports is around 15-30 minutes (50.6%). 6) The types of exercise that popular are walking (30.3%) and jogging (55%). It can be concluded that sports activities in urban communities during covid-19 pandemic are included in the good category