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Bicycling Medicine

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Bicycling Medicine shows you how to prevent and treat all kinds of bicycling-related aches and pains. I explain about minor and major problems, and help you with self-treatment and to understand your doctor's treatment.

There is also thorough discussion about bicycling nutrition and physiology, including topics such as ergogenics, VO2 max, heart rate training, pedal stroke, cadence, and effects of altitude.

It's a book many team soigneurs carry in their travel packs.

Bicycling Medicine: 
Cycling Nutrition, Physiology, and Injury Prevention and Treatment
for Riders of All Levels

by Arnie Baker, MD

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List Price: $15.00

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Paperback - 240 pages (August 1998)

Simon & Schuster Fireside; ISBN: 0684844435 ; Dimensions (in inches): 6.14 x 9.14 x 6.14

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Table of Contents


Banned Substances

A Note Before You Begin

NSAIDS: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Part One: Diet and Nutrition

Aspirin May Help

Nutrition—The Big Picture

Physical Therapy

The U.S.D.A. Food Pyramid

R.I.C.E.: Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation

Caloric Nutrients

Other Treatment Options

Diet: Why High Carbohydrates?

Ride or Rest?

Energy Sources at Various Exercise Levels

Sun Care

Nutrition While Riding

Bites, Stings, Infectious Diseases

Vitamins and Minerals

Part Four: Bicycling-Related Injury and Medical Problems

Ergogenic Aids

Medical Problems


Classification of Bicycling-Medical Problems


Overuse Injuries

Tips to Help You Lose Weight

Traumatic Injuries

Disordered Eating

Internal Medical Problems

Nutrition Tips for Cyclists

Road Rash

Nutrition Quackery

Saddle Sores

Nutrition Quiz


Part Two: Physiology

Neck and Back Pain

Genetic Ability

Tendonitis and Bursitis


Upper Extremity

Heart Rate Training

Pelvic Fracture

Lactic Acid



Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Mouth

Training Intensity

Lungs and Heart

VO2 Max

Gastrointestinal Problems

Progressive Power Output

Cycling and Urination

How Muscles Work


Muscle Fatigue

Men’s Health

Strength versus Power

Women’s Health

Muscle Soreness

Part Five: General Health

Efficiency and Economy

The General-Health Exercise Prescription

Optimal Cadence

Exercise Addiction

Optimal Crankarm Length

Fatigue—Why am I Tired?

Put Together: Efficiency, Cadence, and Crank Length

Overtraining or Burnout

Optimum Pedal Stroke

Exercise and Immunity

Optimum Seat Height


Measuring Body Fat

Respiratory Infections

Travel and Climate Problems

Sleeping Hints

Heat and Cycling

Tetanus Shots

Altitude and Hypoxia

Flu Shots

Supplemental Oxygen

High Blood Pressure Medicines

Part Three: Overview of Bicycling-Related Injury

Hints for Kids and Juniors

 General Prevention and Treatment

Bicycling for the Over-Fifty-Year-Old

Bicycle Safety


First Aid Kit


Rider Down!

About the Author

Bicycle Position




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