Cycling Health News

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12/14/2012
Olympic Medalists May Also Claim 'Survival Advantage'

Both low- and high-impact sports add years to life, studies find

11/30/2012
To Get More Fit, Find a Stronger Workout Partner

Study shows even a virtual one can spur you to exercise longer

11/26/2012
Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men

Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

11/14/2012
11/12/2012
Genital Injuries Common But Preventable, Researchers Say

Men more often hurt, with younger males tending to get injured on bikes, older males slipping in the tub

10/29/2012
Exercise and Weight Loss Give Brain a Boost, Study Finds

Getting fit helped overweight, inactive adults sharpen their thinking skills, too

10/15/2012
Study Shows Bicycle Helmets Save Lives

For cyclists killed in crashes, head injury much more likely among non-helmet wearers

10/11/2012
As Armstrong Case Unfolds, Experts Describe Doping's Harms

Heart disease, liver disease and behavior problems are among possible health consequences

10/7/2012
Even a Little Exercise Boosts Self-Esteem in Overweight Teens

Study found mental health benefits from a couple hours of light-to-moderate activity each week

10/2/2012
Impact Tests Show Bike Helmets Protect Kids in Crashes

Acceleration forces, effects of crush accidents were reduced

9/18/2012
Exercise May Prevent Stress and Anxiety, Study Suggests

Moderate physical activity can help people manage daily stressors, researchers say

9/9/2012
Put Traffic Safety on Back-to-School 'To-Do' List: Experts

Kids, whether traveling by bus, bike, car or foot, should be taught how to avoid accidents

8/13/2012
More Evidence That Exercise in Middle Age Boosts Health

Brisk walking, biking, even house and yard work can cut harmful inflammation, study finds

8/8/2012
Too Much Travel May Be Tough on Olympians

Study finds traveling across more than five time zones to compete raises chances of illness

8/3/2012
Race-Day Diet Can Make or Break a Competitive Cyclist

HealthDay reporter describes nutrition regimen for grueling West Coast bike ride

7/16/2012
Playing Several Sports Keeps Kids Slimmer: Study

Walking or biking to school can help, too

7/10/2012
Health Tip: Be a Safe Biker

Wear sports glasses to protect your eyes

5/26/2012
Exercise Helps Older Adults Stay Fit

Expert offers advice on working out in your 50s, 60s, 70s and beyond

5/21/2012
Vigorous Exercise Might Keep Psoriasis at Bay

But only intense activities seemed to lower risk in large study of women

5/9/2012
Health Tip: Make Sure Your Child's Bike is the Right Size

Don't purposely buy one that the child will 'grow into'

5/5/2012
City Bike-Share Riders Seldom Wear Helmets

Experts say public programs are beneficial, but bareheaded biking is dangerous

3/19/2012
Exercise May Trigger Orgasm in Some Women

Survey results suggest phenomenon is not rare, but causes remain unclear

3/15/2012
Bike Trail in Poorer Neighborhood Boosts Exercise

Extra-wide, two-mile trail in Tennessee draws joggers, bike riders

2/27/2012
'Active' Video Games May Not Boost Kids' Fitness: Study

Wii games were no better than 'inactive' selections, researchers found

12/7/2011
Marathons May Damage Part of Heart: Study

But this doesn't mean endurance sports are bad for you, researcher says

10/7/2011
Bicycle May Speed Up Parkinson's Diagnosis

Ability to ride a bike may help doctors distinguish between motor disorders, study says

9/15/2011
9/1/2011
Greater Exercise Intensity May Add Years to Life

How hard you work out seems to trump how long you work out for boosting longevity, study says

7/15/2011
The Cycling Stud Who Shed His Couch Potato Skin

Writer, who once flirted with type 2 diabetes, completes grueling two-day, 200-mile marathon

7/6/2011
Urban, Low-Income Kids More Likely to Walk or Bike to School

It's an easy, affordable way to get more physical activity into the day, researchers say

6/24/2011
Athletes May Benefit From Shorter, Less Intense Warm-Ups

Strenuous exercise before race may diminish performance, researchers say

6/8/2011
Exercise May Protect the Brain From 'Silent Strokes'

Moderate to intense physical activity cuts seniors' risk by 40 percent, study finds

5/6/2011
Americans Walking, Biking a Bit More, Research Shows

Yet participation in both healthy activities is still too low, experts say

3/25/2011
Cyclists Urged to Prep Their Bodies for the Long Haul

Mainly carbs and liquids needed for the mind and muscles alike, experts say

3/22/2011
2/15/2011
Pedal Your Way to Better Health, at Work

Study tests portable device that desk-bound workers could use

2/14/2011
Number of Mountain Bike Injuries Dropping

Researchers credit better bike design for downward trend

2/14/2011
Health Tip: Stay Safe Biking With Baby

Suggestions to help avoid injury

2/3/2011
Health Tip: Make Sure Your Helmet Fits

Here are some suggestions

1/7/2011
Bike-Riding Ability May Distinguish 'Atypical' Parkinson's

For accurate diagnosis, doctors should ask about bicycling, researchers say

1/5/2011
Exercise May Improve Odds Against Prostate Cancer Death

Study found three hours or more of vigorous activity a week upped patients' long-term survival

10/10/2010
October Named International Walk to School Month

Kids urged to get some exercise every day by walking or biking to school

9/20/2010
Manual Labor, Bike or Foot Commute Helps The Heart

Study confirms that physical activity, however you get it, may cut risk of heart failure

9/4/2010
No Surprise: Walking, Cycling Linked to Healthier Weights

Researcher admits finding seems obvious, but says scientific proof still important to encourage activity

8/31/2010
In Triathletes, Heart Adapts for Efficiency, Scans Show

Combining endurance and resistance training best for optimal cardiac health, study suggests

7/24/2010
Each Summer, Falls Top the List of Ways Kids Get Hurt

Injuries are often 'predictable and preventable,' expert says

7/5/2010
City Cycling Seems to Have More Upsides Than Down

Parking the car, hopping on a bike helps health and environment, study finds

6/28/2010
A Little Biking May Help Premenopausal Women Stay Slim

If you're already heavy, even five minutes a day brings results, study finds

6/19/2010
Bump in Head Injury Numbers Linked to Summer Play

Bikes, pools, ball games main reasons for spike between 2008 and 2009, analysis finds

6/15/2010