News tagged with cyclists
(Medical Xpress)—Athletes competing this summer have benefited from an unlikely ingredient to fuel their Olympic and Paralympic success.
Health Sep 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- I rolled into the St. Helens, Ore., rest stop, 172 miles into my single-day ride of the 204-mile Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic, truly unsure how I was going to make it the rest of the ...
Health Aug 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Interviews with cyclists hospitalised following road crashes have reinforced the importance of measures such as wearing helmets and bike lights, and better interaction between all road users.
Health Jul 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 3
A third of the world's adults are physically inactive, and the couch potato lifestyle kills about five million people every year, experts said in the medical journal The Lancet on Wednesday.
Health Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cyclists in Washington, D.C. who use Capital Bikeshare for their daily commutes are much less likely to wear helmets than commuters on their own bikes. That is the finding from an observational study conducted by Georgetown ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sportsmen and women dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered by animal testing that Epo has a performance-enhancing effect in the brain shortly ...
Medications Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A national rise in public bike sharing programs could mean less air pollution and more exercise, an environmental and health win-win for people in the cities that host them, but according to researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess ...
Other Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Whether you are an elite athlete trying to gain a competitive edge, or a regular bike commuter, consuming caffeine one hour prior to exercise has the potential to improve your performance.
Health Mar 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Any law to make the wearing of cycle helmets mandatory in the UK should apply only to children, because the evidence that cycle helmets significantly protect adults against serious head injury is equivocal, conclude researchers ...
Health Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London and Barts and The London NHS Trust proves that HGVs pose the greatest risk of death and serious injury to cyclists.
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Cycling levels in Sydney could more than double if laws forcing cyclists to wear helmets were repealed, according to new research published today in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia.
Health Dec 05, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
People who cycle through London and other major cities have higher levels of black carbon in their airway cells, experts from the UK have shown.
Health Sep 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
A study conducted among cyclists in Copenhagen, Denmark1 showed that it is the relative intensity and not the duration of cycling which is of most importance in relation to all-cause mortality and even more pronounced for ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
New study in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that low intensity warm-ups enhance athletic performance.
Other May 27, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
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