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Finally, the authoritative resource that serious cyclists have been waiting for has arrived. The perfect blend of science and application, Cycling Science takes you inside the sport, into the training room and research lab, and onto the course.

A remarkable achievement, Cycling Science features the following:

- Contributions from 43 top cycling scientists and coaches from around the world

- The latest thinking on the rider-machine interface, including topics such as bike fit, aerodynamics, biomechanics, and pedaling technique

- Information about environmental stressors, including heat, altitude, and air pollution

- A look at health issues such as on-bike and off-bike nutrition, common injuries, fatigue, overtraining, and recovery

- Help in planning training programs, including using a power meter, managing cycling data, off-the-bike training, cycling specific stretching, and mental training

- The latest coaching and racing techniques, including pacing theories, and strategies for road, track, MTB, BMX, and ultra-distance events

In this book, editors and cycling scientists Stephen Cheung, PhD, and Mikel Zabala, PhD, have assembled the latest information for serious cyclists.

  • Paperback, Human Kinetics, 2017, ISBN13 9781450497329, ISBN10 1450497322
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FormatPaperback
Publication DateJune 21, 2017
Pages568
Primary CategorySports & Recreation/Cycling - General

Cycling Science

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