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The Physiology and Bioenergetics of Ultraendurance Mountain Bike Racing

@inproceedings{Metcalfe2011ThePA,
  title={The Physiology and Bioenergetics of Ultraendurance Mountain Bike Racing},
  author={John Metcalfe},
  year={2011}
}
Ultraendurance mountain bike racing is a relatively new sport and has received scant research attention. The practical difficulty of field-testing during competition has played a role in this dearth of knowledge. The purpose of this thesis was to investigate the physiology and bioenergetics of cross-country marathon (XCM) and 24 hour team relay (24XCT) mountain bike racing. Study One analysed the physiological characteristics of XCM competitors and compared them to data from studies in the… 

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