Posts Tagged 'life expectancy'

Olympians Will Live Longer Than the Average Person

Olympians Will Live Longer Than Average Person

Most medal-winning athletes returning home from the Olympic Games can look forward to a longer life than most of us. A new study has found that Olympic medalists live an average of 2.8 years longer than everyone else, whether they’re gymnasts, golfers, runners, or athletes in any other event.

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The Reasons Why Rock & Pop Stars Die Young

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According to a new report, rock and pop stars die young. Many of them die from drug overdoses, AIDS or drunk-driving accidents. The study found that the average lifespan of American musical stars in pop, rock and rap genre is only 45. The average European stars die on average at age 39.

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Physical Activity & Life Expectancy Quantified in Study

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Previous studies have shown the link between physical activity and a lower risk of premature mortality, however the number of years of life expectancy gained among persons with different activity levels has remained unclear. In this new study, scientists have quantified it.

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