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Updated: July 14, 2003, 9:55 AM ET
By Content provided byProfessional Team Physicians

Cycling Skills to Avoid Head and Body Injuries

Crashes are an unfortunate risk of cycling. Though studies have shown that most crashes cause only minor injuries such as cuts and scrapes, the possibility of more serious injuries, particularly to the head and neck, makes prevention measures especially important.

All parts of the body are vulnerable to injuries stemming from impact with the road or trail. Protecting yourself takes a combination of proper riding technique, physical ...

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