KSLA: Team Sports and Lifespan

April 15, 2019

Participating in team sports can help you live longer.

A landmark study co-authored by Dr. James O'Keefe, a cardiologist at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, evaluated improvements in life expectancy associated with participation in various sports. The study found the best types of exercise for improving life expectancy are social sports that involve playing with friends like tennis, badminton, and soccer.

Watch the story that aired on KSLA below.

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