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London moves to boost walking, cycling after coronavirus

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London moves to boost walking, cycling after coronavirus London moves to boost walking, cycling after coronavirus Credit: CC0 Public Domain London’s mayor announced plans Wednesday to widen pavements for pedestrians and increase the number of cycle routes, to ease pressure on buses and trains forced to limit numbers because of …

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    Measuring the injury risks of football, cycling and other sports

    Measuring the injury risks of football, cycling and other sports 3

    Credit: CC0 Public Domain Sporting injuries make a mark every year, with almost one-third of the 60,000 Australians admitted to hospital connected to one of the football codes. A new report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) found 32% of all hospitalized sports injuries reported in Australia …

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      Walking and cycling to work linked with fewer heart attacks

      Walking and cycling to work linked with fewer heart attacks 4

      Co-author Alistair Brownlee using a cycle lane in Leeds city centre. Credit: University of Leeds Walking and cycling to work were associated with fewer heart attacks across 43 million adults in England, according to a new national study. Co-authored by Alistair and Jonny Brownlee, Olympic-medal winning triathletes and alumni of …

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        Virtual reality eases leg muscle pain during cycling

        Virtual reality eases leg muscle pain during cycling 6

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain High-intensity interval training is a popular workout that often results in faster fitness and health gains than other types of exercise. However, the intense workout is fatiguing and painful. Past studies have shown that exposure to virtual reality—in which people experience a simulated world—can help medical …

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