oa South African Family Practice - Common injuries in cycling : prevention, diagnosis and management : review article

Volume 47, Issue 7
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(7) 14 CPD Introduction The health benefits of participating in regular physical activity are well established, and prescribing exercise to prevent and treat chronic disease is becoming more frequent. In addition, medical insurers and medical schemes use various incentive schemes to encourage their members to engage in regular physical activity. Recreational cycling, as one of the options for regular exercise, is therefore also increasing in popularity. In South Africa, mass participation in recreational and competitive cycling events is growing. It is therefore not surprising that patients presenting with injuries related to cycling have also increased. As ..

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