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Non-traumatic Injuries in Cycling


Non-traumatic (overuse) injuries are commonly reported among cyclists. There are indeed multiple injuries in cyclists which may enhance the referred percentage of total injuries. Different from traumatic injuries, there are potential mechanisms related to the development of overuse injuries, which somewhat limits the proposition of effective preventive strategies.


  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Overuse Injury
  • Knee Flexion Angle
  • Knee Load
  • Saddle Height

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Bini, R.R., Di Alencar, T.A. (2014). Non-traumatic Injuries in Cycling. In: Bini, R., Carpes, F. (eds) Biomechanics of Cycling. Springer, Cham.

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