THE SCIENCE BEHIND RIDING BIKES

THE SCIENCE BEHIND RIDING BIKES IS

  • Improves coordination

  • Improves balance

  • Creates independence

  • Great cardiovascular and body strengthener

  • Children learn to operate the bike (pumping) while balancing, while steering, while regulating the speed.  This motor integration helps build motor planning ability

  • Since both hands simultaneously hold the handlebars and steer while the legs push and lift up on the pedal, bilateral motor coordination is enhanced.

  • Children learn safety rules

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