Sport and Covid: what health measures in sports halls?
The sports halls and swimming pools reopen on June 2nd in the green zones and on June 22nd in the orange zones.Mask, disinfection, delimited space…What are the sanitary measures to be respected? What sports are currently allowed and prohibited? How can a safe return be envisaged?
Since 11 May, the practice of sport in covered areas has only been authorised in the green zones, except for certain school and extracurricular activities and for professional and high-level sportsmen and women, while the practice of team or contact sports is not authorised until further notice.Outdoor sports are allowed everywhere, taking into account the health recommendations (rules of physical distance, barrier gestures, limit of assembly to 10 people) How to resume a physical practice without risk in the midst of the Covid-19 epidemic? What sports are currently prohibited and permitted? What are the sanitary measures to be respected in sports halls? And in the swimming pools? Find out all the conditions of recovery according to the deconfinement plan and the recommendations of the Academy of Medicine and the government.
How to resume sport safely after confinement?
With the 8 weeks of confinement, “one may fear that this will result in a marked decline in individual physical conditions and the installation of a state of de-conditioning, particularly in subjects with cardio-metabolic risk factors and the elderly”, regrets the Academy in a press release of May 1, 2020.Before insisting that the resumption of physical activity must be very gradual, accompanied, and respect the measures to prevent human-to-human transmission of the virus responsible for the Covid pandemic.19 Its recommendations for a smooth and safe resumption :
Sports halls: what are the sanitary measures?
After being closed for more than two months due to the health crisis, sports halls can reopen on 2 June in the green zones (all departments except Île-de-France, Mayotte and Guyana) and on 22 June in the orange zones, but they must follow a very strict health protocol:
Opening of the sports halls: how’s it going?
Since June 2nd, the sports halls in green zones have reopened their doors. If we have to wait until June 22nd for the orange zones, the time has come for relief for the profession which welcomes sportsmen and women by following a strict sanitary protocol. The ideal “if you can afford it” is practice at home, but how? Buy fitness equipment that is second-hand, because buying second-hand equipment will allow you to save money and is an ecological gesture for the planet.