Why #Tennis could save your life – but #Football and running may not help you live longer

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A study by #OxfordUniversity, and researchers in #Finland and #Australia, followed more than 80,000 people for an average of nine years to find out if certain sports protected them against early death.

It found that people who played racquet sports, #Tennis and #Badminton,  regularly were the least likely to die over the study period, reducing their individual risk by 47 per cent compared with people who did no exercise. #Swimmers also reduced their chance of death by 28 per cent, aerobics fans by 27 per cent and cyclists by 15 per cent.

Read more at: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/science/2016/11/29/tennis-could-save-life-football-running-may-not-help-live/

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