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Can you do a one-legged stand for 10 seconds?

You may have better survival chances in the next ten years if you can do a one-legged stand for 10 seconds.





A recently published study in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reported that middle-aged and older individuals, in CLINIMEX Exercise open cohort, who can successfully do the one-legged stand for 10 seconds have a better survival probability from all causes at an average of the following seven years.


Araujo, C.G., et al., Successful 10-second one-legged stance performance predicts survival in middle-aged and older individuals. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2022: p. DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2021-105360

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