Physiological demands of downhill mountain biking

Jamie F. Burr, C. Taylor Drury, Adam C. Ivey, Darren E.R. Warburton
  • Journal of Sports Sciences, December 2012, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2012.718091

Physiology of Downhill cycling

What is it about?

Examination of the physical demand of mountain biking. Consideration is given to the risks of exercise, intensity of physical activity, health consequences and cardiovascular impact.

Why is it important?

Metabolic measurements (VO2 max) is presented throughout a ride.

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