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Title: COVID-19 stay-at-home order in Tyrol, Austria: sports and exercise behaviour in change?
Author(s): Schnitzer, Martin
Schöttl, Stefanie E.
Kopp, Martin
Barth, Michael
Language: English
Title: Public health : the journal of The Royal Institute of Public Health and Hygiene and the Society of Public Health
Volume: 185
Startpage: 218
Endpage: 220
Publisher/Platform: Elsevier
Year of Publication: 2020
Publikation type: Journal Article
Abstract: Objectives The aim of the study was to investigate differences in the frequency and types of engagement in sport before, during, and after the COVID-19 stay-at-home order in Tyrol, Austria. Study design A representative population survey was conducted. Methods A sample of Tyroleans (N = 511) were questioned by a market research institute via online questionnaire or telephone survey. Results During the stay-at-home order survey participants did less sport than before and after the restrictions. However, within-group analyses revealed increasing sport participation in less active groups when comparing the pre- and post-COVID-19 period. Conclusions Despite the restrictions during the stay-at-home order, respondents did sport and promoted their health. Nevertheless, it is still necessary to investigate the long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis on sport and exercise behaviour as well as the extent to which sport policy measures may be able increase sport participation.
DOI of the first publication: 10.1016/j.puhe.2020.06.042
URL of the first publication: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0033350620302808
Link to this record: hdl:20.500.11880/29894
http://dx.doi.org/10.22028/D291-32491
ISSN: 0033-3506
1476-5616
Date of registration: 22-Oct-2020
Faculty: HW - Fakultät für Empirische Humanwissenschaften und Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Department: HW - Sportwissenschaft
Professorship: HW - Univ.-Prof. Dr. Eike Emrich
Collections:Die Universitätsbibliographie

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