Physiological differences between professional and elite road cyclists.


The purpose of this study was to compare the physiological responses of professional and elite road cyclists during an incremental cycle ergometer test. Twenty-five elite cyclists (EC; 23+/-1 yr) and 25 professional cyclists (PC; 25+/-2yr) performed a ramp protocol (increases of 25 W x min(-1)) during which the following parameters were measured: oxygen… (More)


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@article{Lucia1998PhysiologicalDB, title={Physiological differences between professional and elite road cyclists.}, author={Alejandro Lucia and Javiera Pardo and A. Dur{\'a}ntez and Jesus Arbey Hoyos and Jos{\'e} L{\'o}pez Chicharro}, journal={International journal of sports medicine}, year={1998}, volume={19 5}, pages={342-8} }