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High-Tech Cycling By Edmund R. Burke

High-Tech Cycling
by Edmund R. Burke

This text contains the most recent advances in physiological, biomechanical, nutritional, and technical advances in cycling. It provides insights and practical applications to improve cycling training and performance.
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Contains the most recent advances in physiological, biomechanical, nutritional, and technical advances in cycling. The book provides insights and practical applications to improve cycling training and performance. The book is divided into 11 chapters covering a broad range of topics of interest to serious cyclists. It examines: criteria for selecting comfortable and efficient riding equipment; the physics, engineering, and performance of mountain bike suspensions; the effects of body size and weight, as well as body positioning, on cycling performance; optimal pedalling cadence and equipment adjustment; recent findings related to the biomechanics of cycling; the energy cost of cycling, and how to optimally refuel the body for endurance cycling; resistance training programmes for off-road cyclists; and the prevention of knee injuries in cycling. Each chapter of the book also contains suggestions for future research, which point towards the next horizon in cycling science.

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Sku
GOR003329576
Title
High-Tech Cycling
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers
Year published
Number of pages
302
ISBN 10
087322535X
ISBN 13
9780873225359
Prizes
N/A
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