The Physical Wellness Hub

Addressing diet, exercise, and good physical wellbeing amidst the outbreak of COVID-19

Worsened Diet and Nutrition

A significant portion of students claimed their diet worsened since virtual instruction began

Dissatisfied with Sleep

Most students got fewer hours of sleep than they desired and could not adjust their sleep deficit during weekends

Neglected Physical Exercise

Most students got less exercise than recommended during virtual instruction compared to a typical semester

About the Wellness Hub

The Wellness Hub is a platform dedicated to provide all Penn undergraduate students information about academic, social, and physical wellness of their peers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hub considers a variety of metrics such as time spent on learning class material, ability to retain/foster friendships, and the impact of virtual learning on good physical well being. Our extensive coverage of data summarizes the relationship between the COVID-19 pandemic and the Penn undergraduate community, showing areas of strength and improvement in student wellness.

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Just a few minutes of your time could make all the difference for your peers!

From SEAS Wellness Research & Analytics – Spring 2021. Led by Vaishnavi Pachava and developed with Craig Lee, Eli Prem, Nicole Chau, and Anthony Bell.