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study of the health effects of bicycling in an urban atmosphere

Michael Waldman

study of the health effects of bicycling in an urban atmosphere

final report

by Michael Waldman

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of Environmental Affairs in Washington, D. C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cycling -- Physiological aspects.,
  • Pollution -- Washington (D.C.) -- Physiological effect.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[Michael Waldman, Sharlene Weiss, William Articola]
    ContributionsWeiss, Sharlene., Articola, William.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 109, [102] p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14541925M

    Stanford CYCling and Lower Effects (CYCLE) Study Help Stanford discover how cycling affects pelvic health and get a chance to win $ Amazon Gift Card by doing our short anonymous survey! We hope to understand the current state of cycling on men’s and women’s pelvic health including pain, numbness, and sexual function. Urban cyclists are exposed to many traffic-related air pollutants including particulate matter (PM) that may increase vulnerability to health effects. This study investigates second-by-second personal exposure to PM (fine particulate matter that is microns in diameter and less) along bicycle commuting paths, and assesses elements of the natural and built environment for the relative Cited by: 2.

      According to the results of a new study, bicycle commuting in the Twin Cities metropolitan area reduces chronic illness and preventable deaths, saving millions of dollars annually in medical costs.. The findings are one component of a multifaceted project funded by MnDOT. In the final report, researchers in several U of M departments provide a comprehensive understanding of the economic . Bicycling as a mode of transportation is enjoying a boost in many urban areas around the world. Although there are clear health benefits of increased physical activity while bicycling, bicyclists.

    A study of the health effects of bicycling in an urban atmosphere Published Date: This report analyzes data on the health effects of bicycling in an urban environment through intensive study of ten healthy male subjects bicycling or driving in systematically varied conditions in the streets of Washington, D.C. Evaluation criteriaCited by: 2.   Benefits of Cycling in Improving Cardiovascular Health: This is by far the best benefit of bicycling. Cycling on a regular basis improves the cardiovascular efficiency of the same proportion as a regular aerobic exercise gives. By improving cardiovascular health we mean improving cardiac output and having a healthy heart and blood vessels.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Waldman, Michael. Study of the health effects of bicycling in an urban atmosphere. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. Objective To estimate the risks and benefits to health of travel by bicycle, using a bicycle sharing scheme, compared with travel by car in an urban environment.

Design Health impact assessment study. Setting Public bicycle sharing initiative, Bicing, in Barcelona, Spain. Participants Bicing subscribers. Main outcomes measures The primary outcome measure was all cause mortality for the Cited by: Figure 2 illustrates the relationship between overall physical activity levels and the share of workers cycling and walking to work in US states and cities.

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pleasure and recreation. For many of these citizens, bicycling and walking are an important and in some cases the prime means of transportation. The personal and societal benefits of bicycling and walking are myriad, ranging from individual health and thrift to community-building and personal empower.

This report analyzes data on the health effects of bicycling in an urban environment through intensive study of ten healthy male subjects bicycling or driving in systematically varied conditions in the streets of Washington, D.C.

Evaluation criteria for available technology and instrumentation are included and a methodology is developed for route by: 7. “Urban Cycling” is firmly in that sub-genre of bicycling books that addresses adopting bicycles as a personal form of transportation in urban settings for everyday activities like commuting to work and school, grocery and personal shopping, recreational riding and rendezvous with friends over distances of 3 5/5(9).

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Differences in cyclists and car drivers exposure to air pollution from traffic in the city of Copenhagen. Objective To estimate the risks and benefits to health of travel by bicycle, using a bicycle sharing scheme, compared with travel by car in an urban environment. Design Health impact assessment study.

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Edited by: brimblecombe p, maynard r. (Pp .) London: Imperial College Press. ISBN 1 For graduate students trying to move beyond a basic understanding of the effects of air pollution on our health and urban environment, a book such as this is greatly needed.

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to adverse health effects such as premature mortality and preventable illness across Europe. The greatest impact on human health is in urban areas, where air pollution levels are at their highest.

Transport is the most important source of air pollution in European cities and as such, has a significantFile Size: 6MB. Breath biomarkers were used to study uptake of traffic-related volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from urban bicycling.

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