A STUDY ON EFFECT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON DIETARY HABITS, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SLEEP PATTERNS AMONG SCHOOL STUDENTS
Author(s):
Shams Fatima, Shagufta Arshi
Keywords:
COVID-19, Pandemic, Dietary habits, physical activity, sleep patterns, school students
Abstract
COVID-19 pandemic has led to various changes in lifestyle of humans. One of such change can be seen in dietary habits, physical activity, sleep pattern and overall health of the individuals. The study Aimed to assess the changes brought by pandemic on basic health, dietary habits, physical activity and sleep pattern among school students. A descriptive Study was conducted at different schools of Hyderabad. The study was conducted on 100 school students. A questionnaire was developed and interview was done. The data collected was tabulated and analysed statistically using the formula paired t-test. The results shows that the p values are (P<0.100)and it is significant at t0.100. Hence the Alternate hypothesis is proved. It is concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic has impact on students dietary choices, Their sleep patterns and physical activity. Students got used to have meals at irregular timings, they lack physical activity and screen time is increased, their sleep patterns were also affected. The changes brought by pandemic are now gradually shifting to normal.
Article Details
Unique Paper ID: 156739

Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 9, Issue 5

Page(s): 594 - 600
Article Preview & Download


Share This Article

Conference Alert

NCSST-2021

AICTE Sponsored National Conference on Smart Systems and Technologies

Last Date: 25th November 2021

SWEC- Management

LATEST INNOVATION’S AND FUTURE TRENDS IN MANAGEMENT

Last Date: 7th November 2021

Latest Publication

Go To Issue



Call For Paper

Volume 8 Issue 4

Last Date 25 September 2021

About Us

IJIRT.org enables door in research by providing high quality research articles in open access market.

Send us any query related to your research on editor@ijirt.org

Social Media

Google Verified Reviews

Contact Details

Telephone:6351679790
Email: editor@ijirt.org
Website: ijirt.org

Policies