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Joseph Houmard, PhD: Which Is the Best Type of Aerobic Exercise?

Dr. Joe Houmard briefly talks about the benefits of different types of aerobic exercise noting that part of a patient’s choice should be personal preference, and some might be due to factors such as the stress on joints that running can bring. Healso  notes that although cycling is great exercise, it can also be less intense than running or jogging….

 

 

Joe Houmard, Ph.D. has been at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC since 1988. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Exercise & Sport Science and Director of the Human Performance Laboratory. He is an author on more than 150 scientific papers and book chapters and has been funded by the National Institutes of Health for his research. Dr. Houmard’s research focuses on skeletal muscle metabolism and how it is altered with conditions such as aging, insulin, resistance, and obesity and how interventions such as weight loss and exercise exert their positive effects.