LONDON( Reuters) – Swimming, racquet plays and aerobics are associated with the best peculiars of averting off death, and in particular of reducing the risk of succumbing from coronary thrombosis or apoplexy, scientists said on Tuesday.
In a study of various types of exercise and their risk stages, health researchers found that participation in specific athletics indicated significant benefits for public health, and urged doctors and policymakers to encourage people to take them up.
While the research, published in the British Journal and Sports Medicine, showed no added advantage for people who advantage leading and football or rugby, independent experts said this was purely due to the design of the study.
“This study must not be misinterpreted as showing that running and football do not protect against coronary thrombosis, ” pronounced Tim Chico, a consultant cardiologist at prof at Britain’s Sheffield University who was asked to comment on the findings.
The study analysed data from 11 annual health sketches for England and Scotland carried out between 1994 and 2008, covering 80,306 adults with an average age of 52.
Participants were asked about what type and how much exercising they had done in the preceding four weeks, and whether the government has had been sufficient to see them breathless and sweaty.
Exercise included heavy domestic chores and horticulture; tread; cycling; swimming; aerobics, gymnastics or move; leading; football or rugby; and badminton, tennis or squash.
The survival of each participant was tracked for an average of nine years, during which age 8,790 of them died from all causes and 1,909 from congestive heart failure or stroke.
Overall, compared with respondents who had not done a afforded play, peril of demise during the related to the follow-up interval from any lawsuit was 47 percentage lower among those who played racquet plays, 28 percentage lower among swimmers, 27 percent lower among dancing aerobics fans and 15 percent lower among cyclists.
In death from heart disease and stroke, the study detected racquet sports participates had a 56 percentage lower peril, with 41 percent for swimming and 36 percent for aerobics, compared with those who did not engaged in these sports.
Chico said the study did find that both smugglers and footballers had a lower rate of death from congestive heart failure. “Although this was not’ statistically significant’, many other studies have found that runners live longer and sustain less heart disease, ” he said.
“I will continue to tell my patients that regular physical activity( including passing) is more effective in reducing their risk of coronary thrombosis than any narcotic I can prescribe.”
( Editing by Jeremy Gaunt)