Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients

March 30, 2021


Objectives To compare hospitalisation rates, intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and mortality for patients with COVID-19 who were consistently inactive, doing some activity or consistently meeting physical activity guidelines.

COVID-19 Library. Filling the Gaps

April 7, 2021

Objectives: The present coronavirus crisis shook the modern world as only the world wars have shaken it before. In this review we analyzed the lockdown-based crisis management which was implemented by nearly all the countries, lessons learned and ways to improve the management of similar events in the future.

Methods: The historic experience of previous pandemics was studied. Risk-benefit analysis based on connection of health and wealth was performed. Decision making and crisis management were analyzed from the public choice perspective.

The Effect of NFL and NCAA Football Games on the Spread of COVID-19 in the United States: An Empirical Analysis

February, 2021


Importance In 2020 and early 2021, the National Football League (NFL) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) had opted to host games in stadiums across the country. The in-person attendance of games has varied with time and from county to county. There is currently no evidence on whether limited in-person attendance of games has caused a substantial increase in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases.