Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there would have various restrictions on social life and education to slow the spread of COVID-19. These include introducing varying degrees of social isolation and restrictions on school sports and physical education. Attempts were made to ensure the continuity of learning by using distance-learning tools and encourage people to stay physically active at home. A handy and convenient tool and activity were expected in order to provide an easy reference on physical activity level and related physical fitness. The project aims to 1) evaluate the ability of a newly invented portable rope to assess children’s rope skipping performance, PA level and physical fitness in Hong Kong and to 2) examine the short-term effect of using the newly invented rope in school and at home on children’s rope skipping performance, PA level and physical fitness. As a result, the project provides a preliminary data on the development of resources for teachers and parents to guide the school children to do exercise at home and offer guidelines on how much exercise should be done with health benefits so as to promote an active lifestyle in the society. The project will be further developed into a remote resource for teaching physical education and a territory-wide physical fitness data by using simple and convenient physical activity at home.
|Effective start/end date||01/03/21 → 28/02/22|
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