A survey of more than 20,000 people shows that individuals who exercised more during the initial lockdown period of the pandemic experienced less anxiety and depression than those who didn’t.
The co-director of Kaiser Permanente’s Sports Medicine Fellowship commented on research findings that more-active people with COVID-19 were less likely to be hospitalized or die from the illness.
In an NPR article, Saadia Griffith-Howard, MD, provides guidance on risk factors to consider as gyms reopen in certain states.
In a recent USA Today article, Robert Sallis, MD, a family medicine doctor with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group and co-director of Kaiser Permanente’s Sports Medicine Fellowship, was among experts quoted about how to exercise safely. Dr. Sallis explained that there is a sweet spot when it comes to the amount of time spent working out.