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Journal of Environmental and Public Health
Volume 2013, Article ID 686412, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/686412
Research Article

Two Pilot Studies of the Effect of Bicycling on Balance and Leg Strength among Older Adults

1Prevention Research Collaboration, School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
2University of Sydney, Council on The Ageing (NSW), Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
3New South Wales Ministry of Health, Miller Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060, Australia
4University of Western Sydney, Campbelltown Campus, Campbelltown, NSW 2560, Australia

Received 5 February 2013; Accepted 26 March 2013

Academic Editor: Hua Fu

Copyright © 2013 Chris Rissel et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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