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

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

Colleges, School and Institutes


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 - Sep 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