Cycling as a Part of Daily Life: A Review of Health Perspectives

  title={Cycling as a Part of Daily Life: A Review of Health Perspectives},
  author={Thomas G{\"o}tschi and Jan Garrard and Billie Giles-Corti},
  journal={Transport Reviews},
  pages={45 - 71}
Abstract Health aspects of day-to-day cycling have gained attention from the health sector aiming to increase levels of physical activity, and from the transport and planning sector, to justify investments in cycling. We review and discuss the main pathways between cycling and health under two perspectives — generalizable epidemiological evidence for health effects and specific impact modeling to quantify health impacts in concrete settings. Substantial benefits from physical activity dominate… 
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