Correlation Between Physical Activity During Covid-19 and the Level of Students' Physical Fitness



Introduction: Physical activity is an activity that is usually maintained in standard conditions before the Covid-19 pandemic. Currently, students are mostly staying at home without doing physical activity. How is their physical fitness hold and increase their immunity? Is there a relationship between physical activity and fitness?. Purpose: This study aims to determine the relationship between physical activity during the covid-19 pandemic and students' level of physical fitness at SMA Negeri 1 Majalaya. Methods:The method used in this research is quantitative with a correlation research design. The population used in this study were students of class X SMA Negeri 1 Majalaya totaling 304 students with a sample of 30 students of class X IPA 1 taken using the purposive sampling technique. The research instruments used were the Physical Activity Questionnaire during COVID-19 and the Indonesian Physical Fitness Test (Tes Kebugaran Jasmani Indonesia/TKJI). This hypothesis test uses Pearson Product Moment correlation analysis to determine the positive correlation between physical activity during COVID-19 and physical fitness levels. Results:Of 30 students of SMAN 1 Majalaya (100%), there is one student (3.3%) in the very good category, one student (3.3%) in the good class, 13 students (43.3%) in the good category. Medium type. 13 students (43.3%) were poor, and two (6.7%) were in the inferior class.  Conclusions: The results showed a relationship between physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic and the level of physical fitness of students in class X IPA 1 SMAN 1 Majalaya in the 2020/2021 academic year, where a high level of physical fitness indicated good physical activity of students.


physical fitness, physical activity, covid, level

Full Text:



Bouchard C, Blair SN, Haskell WL. 2007. Physical Activity and Health. United States: Human Kinetics.

Hagströmer M, Franzén E. The importance of physical activity and health for physical therapy. Physical Therapy Reviews. 2017;22 (3–4):116-123.

Kowalski KC, Crocker PR, Donen RM. The Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children (PAQ-C) and Adolescents (PAQ-A) Manual. 2004;2:13-15.

Welk GJ. The role of physical activity assessments for school-based physical activity promotion. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.2008;12(3):184–206. 0802216130

Arikunto S. 2006. Prosedur Penelitian: Suatu pendekatan Praktik. Jakarta: Rinerka Cipta.

Kementrian Pendidikan Nasional. 2010. Pendidikan Karakter Teori dan Praktek, Direktorat Jenderal Manajemen Pendidikan Dasar dan Menengah.

Nisfiannoor M. 2009. Pendekatan Statiska Modern. Jakarta Salemba Huamanika.

Santosa G, Dikdik ZS. 2013. Ilmu kesehatan olahraga. Bandung: PT Remaja Rosadakarya Offset.

Sugiyono. 2017. Metode Penelitian Kuantitatif, Kualitatif, dan R&D. Bandung : Alfabeta, CV

Suharsimi A. 2006. Prosedur Penelitian Suatu Pendekatan Praktik (Edisi Revisi VI). Jakarta: PT RINEKA CIPTA.



  • There are currently no refbacks.

Copyright (c) 2021 Journal of Physical Education For Secondary Schools

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Lisensi Creative Commons
The Journal of Physical Education for Secondary School  (JPESS) is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.