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2010-06-05 05:50:00

A new study of spinal fractures and spinal cord injuries associated with mountain biking suggests the sport may be just as risky as diving, football and cheerleading. "The medical, personal, and societal costs of these injuries are high," wrote the authors of the study in a report published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine.  Mountain biking, which involves high speeds and long vertical drops over extreme terrain, is growing in popularity.  But researchers warn the sport...