Even between-lap pacing despite high within-lap variation during mountain biking

Louise Martin, Anneliese Lambeth-Mansell, Liane Beretta-Azevedo, Lucy A Holmes, Rachel Wright, Alan St Clair Gibson

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Given the paucity of research on pacing strategies during competitive events, this study examined changes in dynamic high-resolution performance parameters to analyze pacing profiles during a multiple-lap mountain-bike race over variable terrain.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-70
Number of pages10
JournalInternational journal of sports physiology and performance
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2012


  • Young Adult
  • Analysis of Variance
  • Humans
  • Muscle, Skeletal
  • Physical Endurance
  • Bicycling
  • Heart Rate
  • Competitive Behavior
  • Oxygen Consumption
  • Adult
  • Task Performance and Analysis
  • Muscle Contraction
  • Time Factors
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Female
  • Male

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