A Guide to Cycling Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

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Bicycle Books, 1996 - Sports & Recreation - 127 pages
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If you are a keen cyclist, A Guide to Cycling Injuries is an essential quick reference for you. Whether organising an event or planning your training you now have an invaluable source of sound advice on sports medicine at your fingertips. From self-help to dealing with someone else's injuries a browse through these pages may help you save the day or yourself time off the road.
A leading authority in sports injuries, Dr Domhnall MacAuley is a keen cyclist who knows from direct experience the impact injury can have on a rider. Not only is the recovery period a major disruption to your training routine but there is also a psychological impact which must be overcome. Training your mind is covered as well as on the spot first aid, amending your training schedule to aid recovery, nutrition, winter training and the best way to train if you can't get on your bike. In fact it really is all you need to know if you have been ill or injured and want to return to your sport.
With a special section on training youngsters responsibly, and a clear explanation of drug controls and how to avoid inadvertant infringement, this latest title from Bicycle Books will be a welcome addition to any cyclist's library, panniers or back pocket!

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Domhnall MacAuley Visiting Professor, Faculty of Life and Health Science, University of Ulster, Ireland; Specialist in Sport and Exercise Medicine; Assistant Editor BMJ

Thomas Best Professor and Pomerene Chair in Family Medicine, Chief, Division of Sports Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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