Safe Sport in the Sun infographic

While playing sports and training outdoors is great for fitness levels, being exposed to the sun’s harmful UV rays is not. Studies on the subject highlight that athletes of certain disciplines are at greater risk of developing Skin Cancer, as well as other skin problems, such as Sunburn, Sun Damage and Sun Spots. Luckily, this risk can be reduced by taking extra care when out in the sun.

To help you do just that, The Harley Medical Group has produced this infographic about safe sport in the sun. Our many sun safety tips for sportspeople include advice such as staying out of the sun during the hottest part of the day, as well as remembering to use sunscreen even on a cloudy day.