In this post, the first in a series of three, I highlight what cycling can offer over and above other physical activity and – using existing online voices – demonstrate how cycling has been beneficial to people with different mental health conditions.
This post is the second in a series of 3. The first showed how cycling has helped people with a range of mental health conditions, in their own words. In this post, I focus on things to consider before encouraging someone to start cycling. You can find out more of how to start cycling in your local area more generally in an earlier blog.
I have carried out an occupational therapist's activity analysis for a person riding along a road on a 2-wheeled cycle. You can see it in this document. It covers cognitive, perceptual, motor, psychological and social aspects. This document also includes psychosocial and environmental considerations, and how to grade the activity if it's not a "just… Continue reading Cycling activity analysis for occupational therapists