Cycling Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
6/4/2010
Compression Garments Don't Boost Athletic Performance

Two studies show they don't improve running economy, efficiency

6/3/2010
Neighborhood Planning Could Help More Kids Avoid Obesity

Safe places to walk, bike and accessible teen-friendly destinations promote healthy weight, study finds

6/3/2010
Breathing Exercises May Boost Athletes' Performance

Inspiratory muscle training pays off in endurance sports, study finds

5/15/2010
At Any Age, Helmets Make Riding Safer

Cyclists urged to put a lid on brain injuries and deaths

2/3/2010
Biking to School Boosts Kids' Fitness

Foot- or pedal-power brings results, study finds

12/16/2009
Amputee Athlete Tells Her Story

Sarah Reinertsen has run marathons, competed in triathalons and appeared on The Amazing Race

11/27/2009
More Foot Power, Less Car Pollution Best for Health

Walking and cycling plus low-emission vehicles may reduce future disease burden, researchers say

10/14/2009
As More Cyclists Hit the Road, Serious Injuries Rise

Helmet use, investment in bike lanes could protect more riders, researchers say

8/18/2009
Health Tip: Your Child Must Wear a Bike Helmet

Begin the habit at an early age

7/29/2009
Intense Daily Workout May Keep Cancer at Bay

Thirty minutes a day cut risk in half in study of Finnish men

7/14/2009
Walking, Biking to Work Pays Off

Active commuters are slimmer and fitter, study finds

7/6/2009
Kids of Parents Who Value Exercise Are More Active

Study found parents still show a gender bias, however

6/8/2009
Health Tip: Bike Safely

Suggestions to help prevent injury

5/24/2009
Mom and Baby Alike May Benefit From Exercise

Most women should keep active while pregnant, experts say

5/11/2009
Walk Long, Slow and Often to Help the Heart

Experts suggest a change of pace for cardiac rehab programs

10/6/2008
Health Tip: Biking Safely

Suggestions for when your child pedals

9/25/2008
Moderate Aerobic Exercise Lowers Diabetics' Liver Fat

Study cites benefits for type 2 patients seeking to avoid cardiovascular problems

7/11/2008
Trauma Center Counseling Reduces Kids' Repeat Injuries

Emergency department 'teachable moments' remembered well by parents, youngsters, study finds

7/7/2008
Health Tip: Safety on Wheels

Prevent injuries from roller sports

3/17/2008
Human Growth Hormone Doesn't Improve Athletic Performance

Study found that while it increased lean body mass, it didn't boost exercise capacity

1/9/2008
Drink a Little, Stay Active, Save Your Heart

The combination could add years to your life, Danish researchers find

7/23/2007
Health Tip: Bicycle Safety for Children

Teach your kids rules of the road

3/26/2007
Health Tip: Fitting a Bike Helmet

Protect yourself or your child from injury

10/16/2006
Community Trail-Walkers Twice as Likely to Get Needed Exercise

Even nonusers said they'd pay higher taxes to support local fitness, study says

10/14/2006
Proper Bicycle Fit Helps Avoid Pain, Injury

Improper saddle height, handlebar reach among most common misalignments for riders

8/16/2006
Studies Divided on Value of Adding Protein to Sports Drinks

One finds it hydrates athletes better, while the other shows no benefit

11/30/2005
Health Tip: Wear a Helmet

On the field or bike path, it can prevent serious injury

7/26/2005
Health Tip: Wrist Pain While Biking?

Here's how you can prevent it

7/1/2005
Health Tip: Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

11/1/2004
Health Tip: Bikers, Wear a Helmet

It could prevent serious injury

7/30/2004
Health Tip: Stationary Bikes

Suggestions before you buy

7/16/2004
Kid Bicyclists Slow to Move in Traffic

Virtual reality shows good instincts, delayed pedaling

7/14/2004
Your Bike Should Be A Good Fit

Otherwise you'll pedal your way to injury, experts say

5/31/2004
Kids' Use of Bike Helmets, Seatbelts Less Than Parents Think

Study of fourth and fifth graders shows gap between reality and perception.

4/26/2004
Stroke Survivors Urged to Exercise

Regular aerobic movement can prevent recurrence

4/23/2004
Tune-ups for Two-Wheelers

A bike safety checklist

4/20/2004
Mountain Biking

How to reduce your risk of injury

4/10/2004
Do You Ride a Bicycle With or Against Traffic?

Some helpful cycling tips as the weather gets warmer

3/26/2004
Bring Out the Bikes

But review safety rules first

12/14/2003
Neighborhoods That Nudge People to Exercise

Urban planners, public health experts join forces to create such communities

12/11/2003
Handlebar Palsy

Tips to prevent wrist pain when biking

10/20/2003
Biking With Baby

Use a trailer, not a carrier

8/29/2003
U.S. Pedestrians, Cyclists Tempting Fate -- or Worse

Both pursuits are much safer in Europe, new research says

8/6/2003
The Art of Cycling

Tips to improve safety and performance

8/4/2003
Most Can't Properly Fit a Bicycle Helmet

Study says 96%, kids and grownups alike, get it wrong

7/15/2003
Kids' Bike Shopping

Hold off on a two-wheeler until your child is ready

6/2/2003
A Bad Cycle

Biking alone isn't good

4/12/2003
Cycling to Safety

Here's how to ensure the ride is smooth and danger-free

4/10/2003
Liking Biking

Safety tips for cyclists

4/6/2003
Coming Out of Exercise Hibernation

Conditioning is key after months of inactivity