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

Research Article

Student's Compliance in Doing Physical Activities During COVID-19 Pandemic

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300317,
        author={Sutopo  Patriajati and Ayun  Sriatmi and Arnia Dian Kusuma Devi},
        title={Student's Compliance in Doing Physical Activities 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={physical activities compliance covid-19 pandemic},
        doi={10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300317}
    }
    
  • Sutopo Patriajati
    Ayun Sriatmi
    Arnia Dian Kusuma Devi
    Year: 2020
    Student's Compliance in Doing Physical Activities During COVID-19 Pandemic
    ISPHE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.22-7-2020.2300317
Sutopo Patriajati1,*, Ayun Sriatmi1, Arnia Dian Kusuma Devi2
  • 1: Universitas Diponegoro
  • 2: Diponegoro National Hospital, Semarang, Indonesia
*Contact email: sutopopatriajati@gmail.com

Abstract

The social physical distancing policies implemented by the government to prevent transmission of COVID-19 force school-age children to carry out various activities at home. Quarantine demands and online models of learning had an im-pact on children's tendency to static patterns through sitting, playing gadgets, eating, and sleeping. They also neglecting important physical activities that must be carried out to maintain stamina, growth, health status, such as light exercise and sunbathe in the morning. The health status of students was key to their productivity in the future. The purpose of the study was to analyze the compliance of students from doing physical activity during COVID-19 pandemic and various influencing factors. This is a quantitative study with a cross-sectional approach to 167 students who became the sample. Data collected online with google form in early May 2020. Data be analyzed with the rank-spearman test. As many as 61.7% of students have good levels of compliance in doing physical activities. Variables of family support, communication interactions, perceived comfort, physical health status were shown to be positively correlated with adherence in doing physical activities (p <0.05). Support and involvement of family members carry out physical activities on a regular basis could be done through intensive communication with parents to always invite and remind them. Health workers could monitor and evaluate it by involving the role of school teachers.