Did you know that athletes from a wide range of sports can exceed the ultraviolet exposure limit by up to almost eight times the recommended during the hotter months. Whilst regular physical activity is associated with reduced risk of almost all types of cancer, skin cancer is the exception. Those who regularly exercise or play sport outdoors have an elevated risk of skin cancer, hence sun protection is even more important for athletes!

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ScienceDaily. (2019). Skin cancer risk in athletes: The dangers of ultraviolet radiation.

[online] Available at: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190830115553.htm [Accessed 11 Dec. 2019].