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Football gives homeless a boost

Danish sports scientists are calling on authorities around the world to help the homeless play football, after studies showed it improved their health and well-being.

Danish sports scientists are calling on authorities around the world to help the homeless play football as a way of improving their health and well-being.

Studies carried out at Copenhagen University show that playing football for three months significantly boosted aerobic fitness, muscularity and sense of balance.

Malcolm Brabant reports.

  • 08 Aug
  • From the section Europe