Ironman Louisville takes place this weekend and competitors from all over the world will be present to participate. The Ironman Louisville is a qualifier for the Kona Ironman World Championship held on the Big Island of Hawaii every year. The Kona Ironman World Championship race started in 1978 on the island of Oahu with only 15… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Biking
Imagine a young athlete at the top of his game– perhaps a cyclist. He works out daily, eats right, and gets plenty of rest. He is visibly healthy in every way with no familial history of cardiovascular disease. Yet this young man could be at risk for arterial disease… but why? External Iliac Artery… Read more »
The USA Cycling Amateur Road National Championship, presented by Papa Johns, took place in Louisville, Ky on June 30th through July 3rd. This national event featured a total of 850 riders, ages 9 to 23, from all across the country. All competitors must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents with a USA Cycling membership. This… Read more »
Dr. Grossfeld Hosts Social Event for Juniors Competing in 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals in Louisville The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals is taking place in Louisville, Kentucky, June 30, 2016 through July 3, 2016. Kids from all over the United States are in Louisville to participate in this annual event. The 2016 USA Cycling Amateur Road Nationals… Read more »
“It’s as easy as riding a bicycle!” This expression has been used to describe tasks that are relatively simple. The fact is, while riding a bike is a great option for leisure, transportation, and exercise, it has become a cause of injury for some. With a growing number of cyclists on the roads, bike safety… Read more »
Are you a cyclist who has experienced a hip injury while biking? If yes, please consider participating in a survey Dr. Grossfeld is doing to better understand hip injuries for cyclists. For more info, see: Hip Injury Survey. Thank you for your participation!
Mountain Biking and Overuse Injuries Researchers at Northern Arizona University led by Dr. Michael Lebec looked at whether there were injury differences between mountain bikers engaged in single-speed riding and those with bikes that have multiple gears. According to the research findings, mountain bikers commonly experience overuse injuries. Just over 400 mountain bikers were surveyed in… Read more »