Health benefits of cycling: a systematic review

  title={Health benefits of cycling: a systematic review},
  author={P. Oja and S. Titze and A. Bauman and B. de Geus and P. Krenn and B. Reger-Nash and T. Kohlberger},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports},
  • P. Oja, S. Titze, +4 authors T. Kohlberger
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports
  • The purpose of this study was to update the evidence on the health benefits of cycling. [...] Key Result A systematic review of the literature resulted in 16 cycling-specific studies. Cross-sectional and longitudinal studies showed a clear positive relationship between cycling and cardiorespiratory fitness in youths.Expand Abstract
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