The Covid-19 pandemic led to rules, including lockdowns, worldwide to curb the spread of the virus that causes the disease.
Lockdowns changed people’s routines. Gyms were empty, many people were away from home, and teaching took place online. In other words, people spent more time sitting and less time on physical activities.
A new study has found that decreased activity levels have led to higher levels of depression.
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