COVID-19 and physical activity: a rapid classification of published articles (countries)


  • Biviá-Roig, G., La Rosa, V. L., Gómez-Tébar, M., Serrano-Raya, L., Amer-Cuenca, J. J., Caruso, S., Commodari, E., Barrasa-Shaw, A., & Lisón, J. F. (2020). Analysis of the Impact of the Confinement Resulting from COVID-19 on the Lifestyle and Psychological Wellbeing of Spanish Pregnant Women: An Internet-Based Cross-Sectional Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(16).
  • de la Cámara, M. Á., Jiménez‐Fuente, A., & Pardos‐Sevilla, A. I. (2020). Confinement time due to the COVID‐19 disease: An opportunity to promote and engage people in regular physical exercise? Translational Sports Medicine.
  • Hernández López, M., Puentes Gutiérrez, A. B., & García Bascones, M. (2020). Covid-19. How does it affect to the physical exercise in physicians? Medicina Clinica (English Ed.), 155(4), 178.
  • López-Bueno, R., Calatayud, J., Ezzatvar, Y., Casajús, J. A., Smith, L., Andersen, L. L., & López-Sánchez, G. F. (2020). Association Between Current Physical Activity and Current Perceived Anxiety and Mood in the Initial Phase of COVID-19 Confinement. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 11, 729.

The Nederlands

van de Venis, L., van de Warrenburg, B. P. C., Weerdesteyn, V., van Lith, B. J. H., Geurts, A. C. H., & Nonnekes, J. (2020). COVID-19 reveals influence of physical activity on symptom severity in hereditary spastic paraplegia. Journal of Neurology.


Slimani, M., Paravlic, A., Mbarek, F., Bragazzi, N. L., & Tod, D. (2020). The Relationship Between Physical Activity and Quality of Life During the Confinement Induced by COVID-19 Outbreak: A Pilot Study in Tunisia. Frontiers in Psychology, 11, 1882.

United Kingdom

Jacob, L., Tully, M. A., Barnett, Y., Lopez-Sanchez, G. F., Butler, L., Schuch, F., López-Bueno, R., McDermott, D., Firth, J., Grabovac, I., Yakkundi, A., Armstrong, N., Young, T., & Smith, L. (2020). The relationship between physical activity and mental health in a sample of the UK public: A cross-sectional study during the implementation of COVID-19 social distancing measures. Mental Health and Physical Activity, 19, 100345.

United States

  • Callow, D. D., Arnold-Nedimala, N. A., Jordan, L. S., Pena, G. S., Won, J., Woodard, J. L., & Smith, J. C. (2020). The Mental Health Benefits of Physical Activity in Older Adults Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry: Official Journal of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry.
  • Duncan, G. E., Avery, A. R., Seto, E., & Tsang, S. (2020). Perceived change in physical activity levels and mental health during COVID-19: Findings among adult twin pairs. PloS One, 15(8), e0237695.
  • Huckins, J. F., daSilva, A. W., Wang, W., Hedlund, E., Rogers, C., Nepal, S. K., Wu, J., Obuchi, M., Murphy, E. I., Meyer, M. L., Wagner, D. D., Holtzheimer, P. E., & Campbell, A. T. (2020). Mental Health and Behavior of College Students During the Early Phases of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Longitudinal Smartphone and Ecological Momentary Assessment Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(6), e20185.
  • Knell, G., Robertson, M. C., Dooley, E. E., Burford, K., & Mendez, K. S. (2020). Health Behavior Changes During COVID-19 Pandemic and Subsequent “Stay-at-Home” Orders. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(17).

International studies

  • Ammar, A., Brach, M., Trabelsi, K., Chtourou, H., Boukhris, O., Masmoudi, L., Bouaziz, B., Bentlage, E., How, D., Ahmed, M., Müller, P., Müller, N., Aloui, A., Hammouda, O., Paineiras-Domingos, L. L., Braakman-Jansen, A., Wrede, C., Bastoni, S., Pernambuco, C. S., … Hoekelmann, A. (2020). Effects of COVID-19 Home Confinement on Eating Behaviour and Physical Activity: Results of the ECLB-COVID19 International Online Survey. Nutrients, 12(6).
  • Oni, T., Micklesfield, L. K., Wadende, P., Obonyo, C. O., Woodcock, J., Mogo, E. R. I., Odunitan-Wayas, F. A., Assah, F., Tatah, L., Foley, L., Mapa-Tassou, C., Bhagtani, D., Weimann, A., Mba, C., Unwin, N., Brugulat-Panés, A., Hofman, K. J., Smith, J., Tulloch-Reid, M., … Wareham, N. J. (2020). Implications of COVID-19 control measures for diet and physical activity, and lessons for addressing other pandemics facing rapidly urbanising countries. Global Health Action, 13(1), 1810415.
  • Pépin, J. L., Bruno, R. M., Yang, R.-Y., Vercamer, V., Jouhaud, P., Escourrou, P., & Boutouyrie, P. (2020). Wearable Activity Trackers for Monitoring Adherence to Home Confinement During the COVID-19 Pandemic Worldwide: Data Aggregation and Analysis. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 22(6), e19787.
  • Pišot, S., Milovanović, I., Šimunič, B., Gentile, A., Bosnar, K., Prot, F., Bianco, A., Lo Coco, G., Bartoluci, S., Katović, D., Bakalár, P., Slančová, T. K., Tlučáková, L., Casals, C., Feka, K., Christogianni, A., & Drid, P. (2020). Maintaining everyday life praxis in the time of COVID-19 pandemic measures (ELP-COVID-19 survey). European Journal of Public Health.
  • Ruíz-Roso, M. B., de Carvalho Padilha, P., Matilla-Escalante, D. C., Brun, P., Ulloa, N., Acevedo-Correa, D., Arantes Ferreira Peres, W., Martorell, M., Rangel Bousquet Carrilho, T., de Oliveira Cardoso, L., Carrasco-Marín, F., Paternina-Sierra, K., Lopez de Las Hazas, M.-C., Rodriguez-Meza, J. E., Villalba-Montero, L. F., Bernabè, G., Pauletto, A., Taci, X., Cárcamo-Regla, R., … Dávalos, A. (2020). Changes of Physical Activity and Ultra-Processed Food Consumption in Adolescents from Different Countries during Covid-19 Pandemic: An Observational Study. Nutrients, 12(8).
  • Tison, G. H., Avram, R., Kuhar, P., Abreau, S., Marcus, G. M., Pletcher, M. J., & Olgin, J. E. (2020). Worldwide Effect of COVID-19 on Physical Activity: A Descriptive Study. Annals of Internal Medicine.


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