Influence of environmental temperature on 40 km cycling time-trial performance.

@article{Peiffer2011InfluenceOE,
  title={Influence of environmental temperature on 40 km cycling time-trial performance.},
  author={Jeremiah J Peiffer and Chris R. Abbiss},
  journal={International journal of sports physiology and performance},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          208-20
        }
}
  • J. Peiffer, C. Abbiss
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • International journal of sports physiology and performance
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of environmental temperature on variability in power output, self-selected pacing strategies, and performance during a prolonged cycling time trial. Nine trained male cyclists randomly completed four 40 km cycling time trials in an environmental chamber at 17°C, 22°C, 27°C, and 32°C (40% RH). During the time trials, heart rate, core body temperature, and power output were recorded. The variability in power output was assessed with the use of… 

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