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Webinar on Exercise to boost immunity- A Myth or Fact?

Title of Event: Webinar on ‘Exercise to boost immunity- A Myth or Fact?’

Details of student participants: 25 students


Details of teacher participants: Presenters- Dr. Disha Nayak, Dr. Shamita Gupte, Moderator- Dr. Dnyanesh Patil

Objectives of the event: Create awareness about the importance of doing exercises to enhance immunity and recommendations for exercise in this pandemic.

Venue: Online event. The webinar was conducted on the ZOOM application.

Day, date, and timing of the event: Monday, 3rd Aug 2020, 2.00 pm- 3.00 pm.

Activities conducted in the event

The webinar explained the types of immunities, the effect of exercise to enhance immunity, and recommendations for performing exercises safely in this pandemic. Dr. Dnyanesh discussed the common myths and facts related to exercise towards the end of the session. This was followed by a session of questions and answers from the audience.

Remarks of the participants of the events

The participants appreciated the information shared related to exercising in this pandemic for enriching their immunity levels. They expressed that the webinar was very beneficial with regards to what, when, and how to perform exercises safely.