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Physical Activity, Mental Health and Wellbeing of Adults within and during the Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions, in the United Kingdom and New Zealand

James Faulkner Orcid Logo, Wendy J. O’Brien Orcid Logo, Beth Stuart, Lee Stoner Orcid Logo, John Batten Orcid Logo, Daniel Wadsworth Orcid Logo, Christopher D. Askew Orcid Logo, Claire E. Badenhorst Orcid Logo, Erin Byrd Orcid Logo, Nick Draper, Catherine Elliot Orcid Logo, Simon Fryer Orcid Logo, Michael J. Hamlin, John R. Jakeman Orcid Logo, Kelly Mackintosh Orcid Logo, Melitta McNarry Orcid Logo, Andrew Mitchelmore, Helen Ryan-Stewart Orcid Logo, Zoe Saynor Orcid Logo, Mia A. Schaumberg, Emily Spiegelhalter, Keeron Stone, Danielle Lambrick Orcid Logo

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Volume: 19, Issue: 3, Start page: 1792

Swansea University Authors: Kelly Mackintosh Orcid Logo, Melitta McNarry Orcid Logo

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Physical activity (PA) participation was substantially reduced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to assess the association between PA, mental health, and wellbeing during and following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the United Kingdom (UK) and New Zealand (...

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description Physical activity (PA) participation was substantially reduced at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of this study was to assess the association between PA, mental health, and wellbeing during and following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in the United Kingdom (UK) and New Zealand (NZ). In this study, 3363 adults completed online surveys within 2–6 weeks of initial COVID-19 restrictions (April/May 2020) and once restrictions to human movement had been eased. Outcome measures included the International Physical Activity Questionnaire Short-Form, Depression Anxiety and Stress Scale-9 (mental health) and World Health Organisation-5 Wellbeing Index. There were no differences in PA, mental health or wellbeing between timepoints (p > 0.05). Individuals engaging in moderate or high volume of PA had significantly better mental health (−1.1 and −1.7 units, respectively) and wellbeing (11.4 and 18.6 units, respectively) than individuals who engaged in low PA (p < 0.001). Mental health was better once COVID-19 restrictions were eased (p < 0.001). NZ had better mental health and wellbeing than the UK (p < 0.001). Participation in moderate-to-high volumes of PA was associated with better mental health and wellbeing, both during and following periods of COVID-19 containment, compared to participation in low volumes of PA. Where applicable, during the current or future pandemic(s), moderate-to-high volumes of PA should be encouraged.
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