HFJ: March – April 2024 CEC Course #1: Benefits of Riding

March - April 2024

By: Helaine M. Alessio, Ph.D., FACSM; Kyle L. Timmerman, Ph.D., FACSM; Kevin D. Ballard, Ph.D.; Paul T. Reidy, Ph.D.; Alexandra M. Bagg; and Alexander H.K. Montoye, Ph.D., FACSM 

Technological improvements in bicycling may allow for innovative ways to incorporate physical activity into normal daily tasks. One such innovation is the electric bike (E-bike). E-bikes present an innovative, fun approach to active transportation and leisure activity that has the additional benefit of improving health-related fitness.