Next Article in Journal / Special Issue
Coronavirus Outbreak in Italy: Physiological Benefits of Home-Based Exercise During Pandemic
Previous Article in Journal
Effects of Physical Activity on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Editorial

Elite Athletes and COVID-19 Lockdown: Future Health Concerns for an Entire Sector

by 1,2,3,* and 4,5,6,*
1
Department of Biomedical sciences, University of Padua, 35131 Padova, Italy
2
Human Inspired Technology Research Center, University of Padua, 35131 Padova, Italy
3
Research Center for High Performance Sport, UCAM, Catholic University of Murcia, 30107 Murcia, Spain
4
Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Human, Histology and Movement Science Section, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia n°87, 95123 Catania, Italy
5
Research Center on Motor Activities (CRAM), University of Catania, Via S. Sofia n°97, 95123 Catania, Italy
6
Department of Biology, Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, College of Science and Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
*
Authors to whom correspondence should be addressed.
J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2020, 5(2), 30; https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5020030
Received: 29 April 2020 / Accepted: 30 April 2020 / Published: 7 May 2020
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Role of Exercises in Musculoskeletal Disorders—3th Edition)
In this editorial, we focused our attention on elite athletes during the COVID-19 lockdown. A high level of physical fitness is required by elite athletes irrespective of the specific type of sport. Generally speaking, elite athletes avoid long periods of rest during and at the end of the competitive season. Normally, elite athletes stop training or reduce training volume and intensity for a period that ranges from two weeks to a maximum of four weeks. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; prevention; physical activity; health; elite athletes COVID-19; prevention; physical activity; health; elite athletes
MDPI and ACS Style

Paoli, A.; Musumeci, G. Elite Athletes and COVID-19 Lockdown: Future Health Concerns for an Entire Sector. J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2020, 5, 30. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5020030

AMA Style

Paoli A, Musumeci G. Elite Athletes and COVID-19 Lockdown: Future Health Concerns for an Entire Sector. Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology. 2020; 5(2):30. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5020030

Chicago/Turabian Style

Paoli, Antonio, and Giuseppe Musumeci. 2020. "Elite Athletes and COVID-19 Lockdown: Future Health Concerns for an Entire Sector" Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology 5, no. 2: 30. https://doi.org/10.3390/jfmk5020030

Find Other Styles

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop