Distribution of power output during the cycling stage of a Triathlon World Cup.

  title={Distribution of power output during the cycling stage of a Triathlon World Cup.},
  author={Thierry Bernard and Christophe Hausswirth and Yann Le Meur and Frank Bignet and S Dorel and Jeanick Brisswalter},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  volume={41 6},
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the power output (PO) during the cycle phase of the Beijing World Cup test event of the Olympic triathlon in China 2008. METHODS Ten elite triathletes (5 females, 5 males) performed two laboratory tests: an incremental cycling test during which PO, HR at ventilatory thresholds (VT1 and VT2), and maximal aerobic power (MAP) were assessed, and a brief all-out test to determine maximal anaerobic power output (MAnP). During the cycle part of… 

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