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Physical Activity and Sports Practice in Children and Adolescents at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hypothetical Future Scenarios and Preventive Practical Applications

Department of Psychology, Educational Science and Human Movement, University of Palermo, Via Giovanni Pascoli 6, 90144 Palermo, Italy
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Sustainability 2021, 13(24), 13787; https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413787
Received: 30 November 2021 / Revised: 7 December 2021 / Accepted: 8 December 2021 / Published: 14 December 2021
As a logical and direct consequence of the closure of schools and sports facilities, an expected reduction in the practice of physical activity (PA) and sports has been detected in both children and adolescents all over the world. Hence, we analysed the short-term and long-term consequences of the lack/low level of PA and sports activity in this population, which we referred to as primary and secondary risks, respectively, the latter of which have to be considered in hypothetical future scenarios. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; coronavirus; physical activity; sport; children; adolescents COVID-19; coronavirus; physical activity; sport; children; adolescents
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Battaglia, G.; Palma, A. Physical Activity and Sports Practice in Children and Adolescents at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hypothetical Future Scenarios and Preventive Practical Applications. Sustainability 2021, 13, 13787. https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413787

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Battaglia G, Palma A. Physical Activity and Sports Practice in Children and Adolescents at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hypothetical Future Scenarios and Preventive Practical Applications. Sustainability. 2021; 13(24):13787. https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413787

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Battaglia, Giuseppe, and Antonio Palma. 2021. "Physical Activity and Sports Practice in Children and Adolescents at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Hypothetical Future Scenarios and Preventive Practical Applications" Sustainability 13, no. 24: 13787. https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413787

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