PERUBAHAN BERAT BADAN, INDEKS MASSA TUBUH, DAN STATUS GIZI ANTARA SEBELUM DAN SAAT MASA PANDEMIK COVID-19 AKIBAT PEMBELAJARAN JARAK JAUH

  • Hendry Agustian Universitas Tarumanagara
  • Andi Eka Putra Universitas Tarumanagara
  • Hendsun Hendsun Universitas Tarumanagara
  • Heiddy Chandra Sumampouw
  • Yohanes Firmansyah Tarumanagara University
Keywords: Body weight, Body mass index; Nutritional status; COVID-19; Distance learning

Abstract

Pandemic caused by SARS-CoV-2, later named as COVID-19, leads to a huge change in humans’ daily life all around the world including Indonesia. Large-scale social distancing in special region of Jakarta is causing an increase in physical inactivity as public facilities being shut down. This study aims to determine changes in body weight, body mass index, and nutritional status of students during distance learning due to COVID-19 pandemic. This study is a cross-sectional study using goggle form to collect data on 196 participants, using the Wilcoxon statistical test. The results show that there are no significant changes in body weight, body mass index, and nutritional status of participants before and during the COVID-19 pandemic (p-value = 0.099, 0.118, 0.078 respectively). This study concluded that the COVID-19 pandemic has not caused significant changes in body weight, body mass index, and nutritional status.

Published
2021-01-06