Do more sport! Yes, we know, thank you. Engaging in physical activity is beneficial for health, especially for the cardiovascular system. But air pollution can be a spoiler, sometimes spoiling the health benefits of sport, reveals a large study published this week in the European Heart Journal.
From what air pollution threshold does it become dangerous to go outside to play sports? The question is not new, but it is taken seriously by scientists. Eight million peopleworldwide each year, including around 2,200 in Switzerland at an estimated cost of 6.5 billion francs per year, according to data from the Federal Office for the Environment.