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Running and jogging are among the most popular types of exercise globally. Running is associated with improved indicators of cardiometabolic health.1–3 However, findings from previous studies showed inconsistent associations between running participation and all-cause, cancer and cardiovascular mortality. In our recent systematic review,4 published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, we therefore synthesised the results of previous studies on this topic.
We found 14 studies from six prospective …
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Contributors ZP wrote the draft. AV designed the infographic. All authors provided feedback on the draft and infographic design.
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