BIO Web Conf.
Volume 41, 2021The 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, and Biomedical Engineering (BioMIC 2021)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Big Data for Public Health Policy|
|Published online||22 December 2021|
How to Improve Physical Activities among Student in the Pandemic COVID-19 era?
Public Health Sciences, Health Behaviour; Environment and Social Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine; Public Health and Nursing, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
2 Medical Sciences, Physiology Department, Faculty of Medicine; Public Health and Nursing, University of Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
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Physical activity is one form of healthy behavior, an individual’s efforts to maintain or improve health conditions. There are broad spectrum of benefit such as physical, mental and social if we do regular physical activity. Although there are many benefits, based on RISKESDAS 2018, it is stated that 33.5% of Indonesians lack in physical activity with the most categories at the age of 10-14 and 15-19 years. Physical activity associated with salutogenic concept which described by the Sense of Coherence value. This study aims to find how to improve physical activity of undergraduate students Faculty of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing, University of Gadjah Mada during pandemic. Methods of this study used quantitative approach with cross-sectional design which held online by share google form link to respondents in April-May 2021 during COVID-19 pandemic and involved 360 respondents who were selected by proportion sampling. Instrument used in the study were SOC-13 questionnaire, International Physical Activity Questionnaire short self-administered and Social Environment questionnaire. Statistical test using logistic regression with STATA 14. Result of this study shows that Social Environment and components in Sense Of Coherence affect how a person’s motivation in carrying out activities that beneficial to health such as doing regular physical activity. The results are statistically significant (p-value 0.0000 <0.05). Conclusion of this study, to increase physical activity for undergraduate students during the COVID-19 pandemic, a good social environment and sense of coherence are needed.
Key words: sense of coherence / social environment / physical activity / adolescents / covid-19
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