Two Pilot Studies of the Effect of Bicycling on Balance and Leg Strength among Older Adults

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Rissel, Chris; Passmore, Erin; Mason, Chloe; Merom, Dafna;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Environmental and Public Health,volume 2,013 (issn: 1687-9805, eissn: 1687-9813)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3652161, doi: 10.1155/2013/686412
  • Subject: Research Article | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | Article Subject

Objectives. Study 1 examines whether age-related declines in balance are moderated by bicycling. Study 2 tests whether regular cycling can increase leg strength and improve balance. Methods. Study 1: a cross-sectional survey of 43 adults aged 44–79 was conducted. Leg st... View more
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