Physiological and anthropometric characteristics of junior cyclists of different specialties and performance levels

@article{Menasp2012PhysiologicalAA,
  title={Physiological and anthropometric characteristics of junior cyclists of different specialties and performance levels},
  author={Paolo Menasp{\`a} and Ermanno Rampinini and Andrea Bosio and Domenico Carlomagno and Marco Riggio and Aldo Sassi},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Medicine \& Science in Sports},
  year={2012},
  volume={22}
}
This study analyzes the anthropometric and physiological characteristics of junior cyclists within different cycling specialties and different performance levels. One hundred and thirty‐two junior riders (16.8 ± 0.6 years, 177 ± 6 cm, 66.3 ± 6.7 kg) were tested for anthropometric, aerobic and anaerobic parameters. Cyclists were classified within specialties [uphill (UH) flat terrain (FT) all terrain (AT) and sprint (SP)] and performance levels, based on a seasonal ranking [low level (LL) medium… 
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