TITLE

The injury epidemiology of cyclists based on a road trauma registry

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p653
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to road trauma of cyclists in France. It states that proxies were used to categorize cyclists in three, those who were learning, sports cyclists and teenagers and adults. It highlights that accident due to clash with motor vehicle was 8 percent in children and it led to more injuries than bicycle-only crashes. It reports that serious causalities was 10.9 percent in adults.
ACCESSION #
66596327

 

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