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29 November 2010

Effects of endurance running

Researchers followed runners for two months along a 4,500km course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an ultra-long-distance race.

Using a mobile MRI unit, researchers followed runners for two months along a 4,500-km course to study how their bodies responded to the high-stress conditions of an ultra-long-distance race, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).

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