P5_10 Jogging Can Save Your Life

Hannah Natasha Lerman, Benedict Irwin, Peter Hicks


A recent study has shown that jogging can add at least 5 years to a person’s life. This paper calculates how much time is added to a person’s lifetime due to relativistic effects if they jog. We assumed that on average a person jogs 62,000km in a lifetime at a speed of 2.7m/s. At that rate for 62 years, a person’s life will be prolonged by 0.95ns.

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