Inactividad física, ejercicio y pandemia COVID-19


  • Jorge Jaime Márquez Arabia Universidad de Antioquia

Palabras clave:

COVID-19, SARS-COV-2, pandemia, salud, distanciamiento, aislamiento, confinamiento, sedentarismo, inactividad, actividad física, ejercicio físico, educación física


Se presenta un panorama general y un análisis respecto a la epidemiología y consecuencias de la inactividad física y el sedentarismo, los principales efectos del aislamiento, los beneficios del ejercicio bien prescrito, asesorado y ejecutado en diversas condiciones, y enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles y sus interacciones, en el marco de la pandemia actual de COVID-19.

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Biografía del autor/a

Jorge Jaime Márquez Arabia, Universidad de Antioquia

Médico y cirujano, Anestesiólogo, Especialista en Medicina aplicada a la Actividad Física y el Deporte.
Docente titular Instituto Universitario de Educación y Deporte, Universidad de Antioquia.


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Márquez Arabia, J. J. (2020). Inactividad física, ejercicio y pandemia COVID-19. VIREF Revista De Educación Física, 9(2), 43–56. Recuperado a partir de