ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGOBMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6979.564 (Published 04 March 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:564
BICYCLE OR HORSE EXERCISE FOR WOMEN?
Dr. Dickinson, of Brooklyn, declares that bicycle riding has certain advantages over the present style of horseback riding. The fashionable contorted seat does not develop the body symmetrically, and the awkwardness due to the fact that the transverse diameter of the pelvis and the transverse diameter of the upper trunk do not correspond means strain, to say nothing of the useless …
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