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Table 1 Physical activity characteristics

From: The impact of COVID-19 lockdown on physical activity and weight gain among active adult population in Israel: a cross-sectional study

Physical activity characteristic n %
Organized physical activity* (n = 1202) In a team or an organized group 439 36.52%
Fitness room 306 25.45%
Personal training 42 3.49%
More than one organized activity 313 26.03%
Not in an organized activity 102 8.48%
Current physical activity level vs. before Corona* (n = 1202) Similar level 185 15.39%
Less active 270 22.46%
Significantly less active 578 48.08%
More active 169 14.05%
Home digital physical activity modalities* (n = 1202) Not used 265 22.04%
I tried but it wasn’t good for me 256 21.29%
Movies in the internet/TV 196 16.30%
Programs like Zoom 285 23.71%
Training applications 54 4.49%
Several digital training modalities 146 12.14%
Intention to return to previous physical activity* types (n = 1198) No – afraid of the virus 75 6.30%
Not decided 73 6.10%
Yes, considering activity will be in accordance with the regulations 430 35.90%
Yes, immediately 618 51.50%
No, my health deteriorated in the last month 2 0.20%
Physical activity frequency* (n = 1202) 0 / week 113 9.40%
1 / week 172 14.30%
2/ week 225 18.71%
3/ week 245 20.38%
4 / week or more 447 37.18%
  1. Notes: sample size (n) and prevalence (%); * significant differences in prevalence at the p < 0.001 (Chi-squared,2-tailed)