Influence of bicycle seat tube angle and hand position on lower extremity kinematics and neuromuscular control: implications for triathlon running performance.

@article{Silder2011InfluenceOB,
  title={Influence of bicycle seat tube angle and hand position on lower extremity kinematics and neuromuscular control: implications for triathlon running performance.},
  author={Amy Silder and Kyle Gleason and Darryl G. Thelen},
  journal={Journal of applied biomechanics},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 4},
  pages={
          297-305
        }
}
We investigated how varying seat tube angle (STA) and hand position affect muscle kinematics and activation patterns during cycling in order to better understand how triathlon-specific bike geometries might mitigate the biomechanical challenges associated with the bike-to-run transition. Whole body motion and lower extremity muscle activities were recorded from 14 triathletes during a series of cycling and treadmill running trials. A total of nine cycling trials were conducted in three hand… 

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