Prevention, Evaluation, and Rehabilitation of Cycling-Related Injury

Abstract

The unique quality of the bicycle is its ability to accommodate a wide variety of injuries and disabilities. Cycling for recreation, transportation, and competition is growing nationwide, and has proven health and societal benefits. The demands of each type of cycling dictate the necessary equipment, as well as potential for injury. Prevention of cycling-related injury in both the athlete and the recreational cyclist involves understanding the common mechanisms for both traumatic and overuse injury, and early correction of strength and flexibility imbalances, technique errors, and bicycle fit.

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Autor / Fonte:Dana H Kotler, Ashwin N Babu, Greg Robidoux Current Sports Medicine Reports 2016, 15 (3): 199-206
Link: http://journals.lww.com/acsm-csmr/Abstract/2016/05000/Prevention,_Evaluation,_and_Rehabilitation_of.18.aspx