Viruses transmit between species, a phenomenon increasingly frequent due to human invasion of many habitats. That is the case of SARS-CoV-2, explains Pedro Simas, virologist, which adapted extremely well to a host whose population is of nearly 8 billion people.
If we analyse the concept of health, understanding it to be physical, mental and social well-being, it should be clarified that physical appearance is a fundamental part of self-esteem, which plays an essential role in mental and social health.
A runner’s body is almost a different human species from that of a sedentary person. And with exercise, we prevent two major threats to quality of life: the deterioration of cognitive abilities and the loss of mobility.