Journal article

Longevity of outstanding sporting achievers: Mind versus muscle

An Tran-Duy, David C Smerdon, Philip M Clarke

PLOS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Australian Research Council


Awarded by Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, Australian Research Council (CE170100005 awarded to Prof. Philip M Clarke). The funder had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.r We thank Bill Mallon for his compilation and provision of the OlyMADMen database, and Simon Walter for his provision of the R code which was adapted for the relative survival analysis in the present study. This research was financially supported by the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (project number CE170100005). Our study was approved by the Human Research Ethics Committee of Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH), the University of Melbourne (Ethics ID: 1851109.1).