Physical Activities and Sleeping Habits in Children and Adolescent During Pandemic Covid-19: A Systematic Review

Sarwoko Sarwoko, Titik Anggraeni, Ahmad Syamsul Bahri


Background:Lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic can affect the behavior of daily habits among children and adolescents. This study aims to determine the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown on the physical activity and sleeping habits of children and adolescents.

Subjects and Method:This study is a syste­matic review by searching for articles using the online database PubMed and BASE. The depe­n­dent variable is the COVID-19 lock­do­­wn. The independent variables are physical activity and sleep habits.

Results:: A total of 8 articles were included in the qualitative analysis. 6 articles explained that the lockdown during the COVID-19 virus pandemic reduced the frequency of physical activity in children and adolescents. 6 articles explained that the lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic caused disturbances in sleep qua­lity and an imbalance of sleep time in children and adolescents.

Conclusion:The lockdown policy or activity restriction during the COVID-19 pandemic signi­­ficantly reduces physical activity and causes sleep quality disturbances and imba­lance sleep time in children and adolescents.

Keywords: COVID-19, children, sleep, physi­cal activities, confinement

Correspondence: Sarwoko. Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Kesehatan Estu Utomo Boyolali. Email: sanuria­21@­gmail­.­com.­ Mobile: 087835594214

Journal of Maternal and Child Health (2021), 06(02): 154-164

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