Effects of foot-pedal positions by inexperienced cyclists at the highest aerobic level.

@article{Millslagle2004EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of foot-pedal positions by inexperienced cyclists at the highest aerobic level.},
  author={Duane G Millslagle and Sara Rubbelke and Tom Mullin and John R. Keener and Ryan Swetkovich},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={2004},
  volume={98 3 Pt 1},
  pages={
          1074-80
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to assess whether the platform foot-pedal position affected maximal oxygen intake (VO2 max) at the highest aerobic demand in cycling. 21 inexperienced cyclists completed two exercise tests, one in the "normal" platform foot-pedal position and the other in the Biopedal forefoot varus foot-pedal position, cycling on an exercise ergometer. The time between tests ranged from 1 to 3 days depending on the subject's reported fatigue and muscle soreness. The highest… CONTINUE READING