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Bicycling to Work at Quality Bicycle Products: A Case Example for Active Transportation in the Business and Industry Sector

Pronk, Nico P. Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP; Simon, Beth Chillstrom B.A.; Gaikowski, Jason B.A.

doi: 10.1249/FIT.0000000000000060
COLUMNS: Worksite Health Promotion

Nico P. Pronk, Ph.D., FACSM, FAWHP, is vice president for Health Management and chief science officer at HealthPartners in Minneapolis, senior research investigator at the HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, and adjunct professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the editor of ACSM’s Worksite Health Handbook, 2nd Edition, and an associate editor for ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®.

Beth Chillstrom Simon, B.A., is benefits specialist at Quality Bicycle Products (QBP) with a background in intercultural relations and social work. Her passion for bicycling and total health and well-being aligns with the QBP philosophy to design wellness programs that are focused on developing and supporting lifelong skills and are relevant to employees, their families, and the company.

Jason Gaikowski, B.A., serves as Quality Bicycle Products’ chief marketing officer and director of brand design. Jason believes that simple motivations hold the key to enriching the human experience while unlocking exceptional business, social, and environmental value. After a dozen years of leading digital strategy, brand science, and innovation with Young & Rubicam Group, he currently is focused on leveraging the capacity of design and intelligent infrastructure policy to address important national population health issues including physical activity and transportation.

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