New study reveals swimming can cut men’s risk of dying by half

Source: Medical News Today 3 February 2009

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Year of Publication: 2009

Publication Type: Journal article, research

In a nutshell: A new study by researchers at the University of South Carolina has shown that swimming cut the risk of men dying by about 50% compared to runners, walkers and sedentary peers. Data came fr0m 40 000 men in the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study, over a 32-year period.

Length of Publication: 1 page

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Acknowledgements: National Heart Forum Weekly e-News Briefing 4.2.09

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