Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Study Links Bicycle Riding and Improved Health in Children with Down Syndrome

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Children with Down syndrome who learned to ride a two-wheel bike were less sedentary overall and had less body fat one year after learning to ride compared to those who did not participate, a University of Michigan study shows.
The first results from a two-year study of the feasibility and benefits of teaching children with Down syndrome to ride bikes appear in the October issue of the Physical Therapy Journal.

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