Pietro Montesano, Giuseppe Madonna


The behavior of blind children/adolescents changed profoundly during the lockdown period. Forced inactivity and prolonged physical distancing led to changes in social behavior. The daily habits of relationships, school and sports activities to be carried out in presence were distorted by the restrictions resulting from the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. The effects of this pandemic were substantial and the real consequences are still unknown. Blind subjects showed a regression in the autonomies they had gained, weight gain and the assumption of implosive postural vices, indicating further acquired discomfort.


Covid-19, Physical activity, blind, posture

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