BBC Future report on senior ultra-athletes who are defying limits of aging

Professor Keith George who is the Head of the LJMU Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences (RISES) and Associate Dean for the Faculty of Science talks to BBC Future about how ultra-endurance is a massive cardio-vascular challenge and how to protect the heart. Read the story online

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