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COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?

Aquademia, 2021, 5(1), ep21007, https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
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ABSTRACT

According to the World Health Organization, the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic raises concerns about increased panic and increased anxiety in people who are trapped in either a real or a theoretical coronavirus threat. This preliminary study aimed to investigate how adults cope with a pandemic lockdown concerning Physical Activity. The sample consisted of 904 people, 417 men, and 487 women. The participants completed the Greek revised version of the “Planned Behavior Theory” questionnaire. ANOVA analyses revealed that men increased their physical activity involvement but on the contrary, women decreased theirs. Overall, results identified the importance of recording adult intentions for PA in a state/period of incarceration and its important role for the future shaping of health behaviors.

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pandemic planned behavior theory physical activity sexes

CITATION (APA)

Konstantinidis, C., Konstantoulas, D., Bebetsos, E., & Bebetsos, G. (2021). COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?. Aquademia, 5(1), ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
Harvard
Konstantinidis, C., Konstantoulas, D., Bebetsos, E., and Bebetsos, G. (2021). COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?. Aquademia, 5(1), ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
Vancouver
Konstantinidis C, Konstantoulas D, Bebetsos E, Bebetsos G. COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?. AQUADEMIA. 2021;5(1):ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
AMA
Konstantinidis C, Konstantoulas D, Bebetsos E, Bebetsos G. COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?. AQUADEMIA. 2021;5(1), ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
Chicago
Konstantinidis, Christos, Doukas Konstantoulas, Evangelos Bebetsos, and George Bebetsos. "COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?". Aquademia 2021 5 no. 1 (2021): ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808
MLA
Konstantinidis, Christos et al. "COVID-19 Lockdown and Physical Activity: How Do Sexes React?". Aquademia, vol. 5, no. 1, 2021, ep21007. https://doi.org/10.21601/aquademia/10808

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