Webinar on effects of physical inactivity on health of Youth and Adolescent

   14 Aug 2020

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Physical inactivity has become a major concern in the lockdown. After targeting issues of screen time & digital addiction in our previous webinars, SHARP NGO presents a session on “Effects of Inactivity during Pandemic & How to maintain good physical health during these times.”. 

 Sedentary lifestyle can increase hypertension, chances of diabetes and have adverse effects on our mental health and nutrition levels. A study posted by the Lancet denoted physical inactivity as the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Physical Inactivity is very common during the periods of self-isolation – a common scenario during the lockdown.

This webinar will try to discuss the effects of Physical Inactivity in youth & adolescents. It will also try to highlight the ways of maintaining good physical health during these times. The audience will be given an opportunity to interact with the eminent panel which includes:

1. Ms. Lavleen Kaur, Dietitian, Clinical Nutritionist & Lifestyle Coach, Chandigarh
2. Ms. Kunashni Parikh, Sport Psychologist from Mumbai, Ex- Vice Captain and Goalkeeper, India U-16 Football Team
3. Ms. Vibha Khosla, Principal, Sri Ram Global School, New Delhi

This is the third webinar under the series "Youth & Adolescent Health during Pandemic" by SHARP NGO. The aim is to highlight problems related to Youth & Adolescents in the ongoing pandemic situation and to create an open platform for them to ask their doubts, and get possible solutions.

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