COVID-19 lockdown consequences on body mass index and perceived fragility related to physical activity: A worldwide cohort study
This paper is a follow‐up study continuing the COVISTRESS network previous research regarding health‐related determinants.
The aim was to identify the main consequences of COVID‐19 lockdown on Body Mass Index and Perceived Fragility, related to Physical Activity (PA), for different categories of populations, worldwide.
The study design included an online survey, during the first wave of COVID‐19 lockdown, across different world regions.
Setting and participants
The research was carried out on 10 121 participants from 67 countries. The recruitment of participants was achieved using snowball sampling techniques via social networks, with no exclusion criteria other than social media access.