Strategies for improving performance during long duration Olympic events : the example of Olympic distance Triathlon

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Hausswirth , Christophe; Brisswalter , Jeanick;
(2008)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2165/00007256-200838110-00001
  • Subject: triathlon performance | drafting | physiological and biomechanical responses | [ SHS.SPORT.PS ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Sport/Sport physiology | pacing strategy | cadence | [ SHS.SPORT.DS ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Sport/Sports
    mesheuropmc: human activities

International audience; This review focuses on strategic aspects which may affect performance during a long duration Olympic event: the Olympic distance Triathlon. Given the variety of races during Olympic games, Strategic aspects include as well improving technological... View more
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