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Hundreds of Cyclists to Ride for Alzheimer's Cause
Hundreds of cyclists
will be participating in the Memory Ride for Alzheimer's Research on Saturday, July 28, with each rider raising money to fight the disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. Nearly every cyclist participating in the 11th annual Memory Rid...
Paris Set for Pedal Power Revolution
...s arduous way across the country, in Paris amateur cyclists
will from Sunday be able to use swipe- or credit-c...rds) apart, form a dense grid across the city, and cyclists
can use the Internet or a mobile phone to check on bike availability at any one. Each dock has a p...
Imphal Hosts Cycle Rally to Spread Drug Abuse Awareness
Hundreds of cyclists
and volunteers are participating in a six-day long...e message on dangers of consuming drugs. Over 350 cyclists
and 200 volunteers are participating in the rally. The rally will pass through seven districts of ...
Cyclists to Ride for a Cause: To Create Awareness on AIDS
...ease grows. Over the course of the weeklong event, cyclists
will pass through eight California counties, where each year local residents line roadways and visit rider pit stops to show support. In past years, cheering groups of schoolchildren have stood alongside the road with homemade signs and refreshments....
British Doctor’s Pat for Indian Hospital
...ark Ziervogel, 70, and his wife Toni, 66, are keen cyclists
and had gone to Rajasthan in February when Toni suffered head injuries after a fall. She was shifted to a hospital in Ajmer and then to New Delhi. After receiving the necessary treatment, she was shifted to Glasgow, where the consultant was appalle...
WHO Concerned About Growing Two-wheeler Deaths in Asia
...m-income countries, victims are often pedestrians, cyclists
and motorcyclists and users of public transport. A motorcycle is also a family vehicle, with children routinely transported as passengers. Helmets are rarely used, partly because of their cost and partly because of a lack of helmets for children, t...
Creatine Supplement May Help People With Muscular Dystrophies
...992 Barcelona Olympics, when sprinters, rowers and cyclists
went public with their creatine regimens. Although creatine has been widely studied as a performance enhancer, it’s still not clear if the supplement makes a difference, according to Roger Fielding, Ph.D., of Tufts University, who has also recently...
Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans Just as Effective as Sports Drinks
...6 healthy, nonsmoking, competitive male and female cyclists
and triathletes between the ages of 23 and 45. Sports-formulated jelly beans contain electrolytes and vitamins that standard jelly beans do not. Although a variety of factors contribute to fatigue during prolonged exercise, it is believed that lo...
Competitive women cyclists experience reduced genital sensation
...k a comparative study between 48 women competitive cyclists
and 22 women runners. With the help of non-invasiv...erineal region. “We found that competitive women cyclists
have a decrease in genital sensation. However, there were no negative effects on sexual function and...
To Add Proteins To Sports Drinks Or Not Is The Question
...s drinks was not beneficial. The study included 10 cyclists
who were asked to simulate a situation with 80-kilometer races on three different occasions The cyclists
were randomly assigned to either receive a sports drinks with protein or with placebo. They found th...
Is Addition Of Proteins In The Sports Drink Beneficial?
...nk alone. The research was conducted on 10 trained cyclists
who performed a simulated 80 km bicycle race on three occasions. During exercise, the subjects were given a sports drink, a sports drink supplemented with protein, or a placebo drink that provided no energy. The drinks were similarly flavored and n...
Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied
... with plain water. Around 16 competitive endurance cyclists
and triathletes have already been recruited for this purpose, which also tests the efficiency of sports drinks and gels. Previous research has shown that carbohydrate intake through drinks rather than energy bars can improve the endurance in athletes...
Can Enforcing Bicycle Helmet Laws Avoid Head Injuries?
... this view aside.// Several studies suggest that cyclists
who choose to wear helmets have fewer head injurie...uth Wales show that, as the proportion of helmeted cyclists
increases, the proportion of bicycle related head injuries decreases. They also question Robinson’...
Chocolate milk may Be Good For Athletes
...ports drinks can't match. In the study, nine male cyclists
rode until their muscles were depleted of energy, ...in until exhaustion. During the rest period, the cyclists
drank low-fat chocolate milk, Gatorade, or another sports drinks Endurox R4. During a second round o...
Road accidents greater threat than AIDS, TB: WHO
...e not necessarily in a motor vehicle. Pedestrians, cyclists
and motorcycle riders were the most vulnerable roa...of accidents and pedestrians, bicyclists and motor cyclists
account for over 80 percent of the total road traffic deaths'. The pattern is similar in Sri Lanka...