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

ISBN-10: 0684844435
ISBN-13: 9780684844435
Edition: 1998
Authors: Arnie Baker
List price: $16.99
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Description: Bicycling Medicine provides cyclists with invaluable advice on preventing and treating all kinds of bicycling related aches and pains. It explains how to diagnose minor and major problems, offers do-it-yourself solutions and says when to go to a  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 9/29/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Bicycling Medicine provides cyclists with invaluable advice on preventing and treating all kinds of bicycling related aches and pains. It explains how to diagnose minor and major problems, offers do-it-yourself solutions and says when to go to a doctor.

Arnie Baker, M.D.,author ofSmart Cycling,is a licensed USCF coach and practicing physician. He has coached racers to more than fifty U.S. National Championships and dozens of United States records. Dr. Baker serves on the fitness board of and is a frequent contributor toBicyclingmagazine. A medical consultant to USA Cycling and the USCF, he is also a category 1 USCF racer, a five-time national champion, and a five-time United States record holder.

Introduction
A Note Before You Begin
Diet and Nutrition Nutrition -- The Big Picture
The USDA Food Pyramid
Caloric Nutrients
Diet: Why High Carbohydrates?
Energy Sources at Various Exercise Levels
Nutrition While Riding
Vitamins and Minerals
Ergogenic Aids
Ergolytics
Hydration
Tips to Help You Lose Weight
Disordered Eating
Nutrition Tips for Cyclists
Nutrition Quackery
Nutrition Quiz
Physiology Genetic Ability
Recovery
Heart Rate Training
Lactic Acid
Thresholds
Training Intensity
VO 2 Max
Progressive Power Output
How Muscles Work
Muscle Fatigue
Strength Versus Power
Muscle Soreness
Efficiency and Economy
Optimal Cadence
Optimal Crankarm Length
Putting It All Together: Efficiency, Cadence, and Crank Length
Optimal Pedal Stroke
Optimal Seat Height
Measuring Body Fat
Travel and Climate Problems
Heat and Cycling
Altitude and Hypoxia
Supplemental Oxygen
General Prevention and Treatment of Injuries Bicycle Safety
First Aid Kit
Rider Down!
Bicycle Position
Stretching
Banned Substances
NSAIDs: Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Aspirin May Help
Physical Therapy
R.I.C.E. -- Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation
Other Treatment Options
Ride or Rest?
Sun CareBites, Stings, Infectious Diseases
Medical Problems Classification of Bicycling Medical Problems
Road Rash
Saddle Sores
Crotchitis
Neck and Back Pain
Tendonitis and Bursitis
Upper Extremity
Pelvic Fracture
Lower Extremity
Head, Ears, Eyes, Nose, and Mouth
Lungs and Heart
Gastrointestinal Problems
Cycling and Urination
Diabetes
Men's Health
Women's Health
General Health The General-Health Exercise Prescription
Exercise Addiction
Fatigue -- Why Am I Tired?
Overtraining or Burnout
Exercise and Immunity
Anemia
Respiratory Infections
Sleeping Hints
Tetanus Shots
Flu Shots
High Blood Pressure Medicines
Hints for Kids and Juniors
Bicycling for the Over-50-Year-Old
Glossary
Selected References
Index

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