An epidemiological analysis of overuse injuries among recreational cyclists.

  title={An epidemiological analysis of overuse injuries among recreational cyclists.},
  author={C A Wilber and George J. Holland and R E Madison and Steven F. Loy},
  journal={International journal of sports medicine},
  volume={16 3},
Two-hundred and ninety-four male and 224 female randomly selected recreational cyclists responded to a mail questionnaire. Significant differences were observed between male and female cyclists' training characteristics. Overall, 85% of the cyclists reported one or more overuse injury, with 36% requiring medical treatment. The most common anatomical sites for overuse injury/complaints reported by the male and female cyclists combined were the neck (48.8%), followed by the knees (41.7%), groin… 

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