Training Optimisation Study (October 2016 – Present)

This study is an investigation into the acute response to various self-paced training sessions. The main participant criteria we are looking for is;

  • male cyclists aged 18 – 55
  • training/riding for at least 3 years
  • completing at least 1 high intensity session per week
  • ideally have competitive racing experience

To summarize the study requirements; you will be required to attend the laboratories on ten full occasions, one visit being for a maximal incremental exercise test (V̇O2max), and nine visits comprising of 9 individual training sessions. The study duration can run from 5 to 15 weeks in total, depending on availability, but has a usual participation of an average of 2 visits per week. All of your sessions will ideally be completed within the same 3-hour period of the day. Each training session will involve approximately 60 minutes of riding in a visit lasting around 2.5-3hrs in total, and you will also be required to visit the laboratory 24 hours following each visit for no longer than 30 minutes.

Click the following link to download the full Participant Information Sheet: Training Optimisation Study – Participant Information Sheet

Testing can start anytime, so if you would like to take part then please get in touch!