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Physiological response to incremental stationary cycling using conventional, circular and variable-geared, elliptical Q-chain rings.

  title={Physiological response to incremental stationary cycling using conventional, circular and variable-geared, elliptical Q-chain rings.},
  author={A. D. Jones},
Background: As variable-geared, elliptical Rotor Q-rings may improve pedal dynamics by reducing the effect of the "dead spot" in the pedaling action and altering the mechanical leverage, use of these chain rings is currently gaining popularity among competitive amateur and professional cyclists. There are, however, no randomized, controlled, published studies examining the physiological effect of using Rotor Q-rings vs. standard circular chain rings. In addition, no previous studies comparing… 
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