Measuring and comparing descend in elite race cycling with a perspective on real-time feedback for improving individual performance

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Reijne, M.M.; Bregman, D.J.J.; Schwab, A.L.; Espinosa, Hugo G.; Rowlands, David R.; Shepherd, Jonathan; Thiel, David V.;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Subject: cornering | cycling | cyclist technique | training feedback | descending | bicycle control

Descend technique and performance vary among elite racing cyclists and it is not clear what slower riders should do to improve their performance. An observation study was performed of the descending technique of members of a World Tour cycling team and the technique of ... View more
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