Lack of exercise while in quarantine had adverse effects on the health of women aged 50-70

(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) Tests performed by Brazilian researchers after the first 16 weeks of COVID-19-induced confinement showed loss of muscle strength and diminished aerobic capacity, as well as an increase in cholesterol and glycated hemoglobin, both of which are risk factors for metabolic disorders.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news