Do Mountain Bikers have a Higher Risk of Scrotal Disorders than On-Road Cyclists?

  title={Do Mountain Bikers have a Higher Risk of Scrotal Disorders than On-Road Cyclists?},
  author={M. Mitterberger and G. M. Pinggera and H. Neuwirt and D. Colleselli and A. Pelzer and G. Bartsch and H. Strasser and J. Gradl and L. Pallwein and F. Frauscher},
  journal={Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine},
  • M. Mitterberger, G. M. Pinggera, +7 authors F. Frauscher
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine
  • Objective:To sonographically investigate whether mountain bikers have a higher prevalence of scrotal abnormalities compared with on-road cyclists. Design:We studied 85 male mountain bikers (mean age: 25 years; range 17-45 years) and 50 male on-road cyclists (mean age: 23 years, range 15-46 years) with regard to scrotal findings on ultrasound (US). Setting:Medical University Innsbruck, Austria. Participants:Only males who gave a history of extensive mountain biking or on-road bicycling (2 hours… CONTINUE READING
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