Cycling to Health: How to Improve Wellness, Decrease Injury, and Maximize Performance

Wednesdays, February 21 – March 28, 2018
7:00pm – 8:30pm
UCSF’s Parnassus Campus, School of Nursing Building
513 Parnassus Avenue, Room N-225
Course# MLL18012

Course Chairs

Anna Abramson, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Co-founder, Medicine of Cycling

Justin Bosley, MD
Emergency Medicine Physician and Sports Medicine Physician
Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center

Course Description

In the mid-19th century, the bicycle was becoming a popular form of transportation and recreation; by 2017, there were 66 million cyclists in the US. Cycling is a sport that is enjoyed by people of many ages, fitness and ability levels who share the joy of adventure, speed, and travel. All cyclists also share the pain of falling off the bike, overuse injuries, and other medical consequences. This course, led by a multidisciplinary team of medical experts and cyclists in a wide range of fields, will cover a wide range of topics which affect every cyclist. Join us and the cycling community to get the latest spin on living and loving the bike.

Lecture Schedule

February 21, 2018
Title: You Just Crashed: What Do You Do? | Download Slides
Justin C. Bosley, MD

Title: The Heart of a Cyclist: Insights From Sports Cardiology | Download Slides
Michel Accad, MD, Medical Director, Athletic Heart of San Francisco

February 28, 2018
Title: Your Bike Seat and Your Undercarriage
Michael Eisenberg, MD

Title: City Planning with Cycling Benefits Everyone
Daniel Rodriguez, PhD

March 7, 2018
Title: What is the Low T Syndrome? Is Testosterone Supplementation Safe? | Download Slides
Dolores Shoback, MD

Title: Overuse Injuries in Cycling: How, Why, Treatment, and Prevention | Download Slides
Drew Lansdowne, MD

March 14, 2018
Title: Advocacy and Street Safety: How People Power Wins Protected Bike Lanes | Download Slides
Charles Deffarges

Title: Beyond the Typical Doctor Bag: Alternative Medicine for Cyclists | Download Slides
Brad Jacobs, MD, MPH, ABIHM, ABOIM

March 21, 2018
Title: Resilience -- A therapeutic approach to improving Performance and Health
Moving from Micro-Adjuster to Macro-Adapter using a Balanced Wellness Approach
Curtis Cramblett, PT, CSCS, CFMT, CAFS

Title: Moving from Micro-Adjuster to Macro-Adapter through Cycling Analysis
Larry Nolan, Masters World Champion

March 28, 2018
Title: Enduring IronmanTM: A Personal Account of Cardiopulmonary and Metabolic Physiology
Julian Villar, MD, MPH

Title: Peak Performance: A Psychobiological Exploration of Sustainable Success | Download Slides
Brad Stulberg