- People who participated in Sweden’s ultra-long cross-country ski competition developed significantly fewer anxiety disorders over time than a control group.
- Male and female skiers both experienced a reduced risk of future anxiety disorders.
- High-performing female skiers were more likely to develop anxiety disorders than slower female skiers.
Written by Robby Berman on September 13, 2021 — Fact checked by Alexandra Sanfins, Ph.D.
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