Conference Program

This is a preliminary program under construction and not complete, some titles and times might change and new talks are added coming weeks

Day 1 – Wednesday June 28

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9:00am – 9:10am

Mitxelena

Welcome & Opening

Itxaso Erroteta – Sport Councillor Bilbao

Gorka Moreno – Vice Rector University of the Basque Country

Welcome

Itxaso Erroteta – Sport Councillor Bilbao
Gorka Moreno – Vice Rector University of the Basque Country

 

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09:15am – 10:40pm

Mitxelena

Session                                                              Chairman: Jon Iriberri

Development from a coach to Head of Performance (different tasks, challenges, positive and negative aspects etc)

Dan Lorang – BORA-hansgrohe Cycling Team

The integration of a sports performance program to win the Tour de France

Iñigo San Millán – UAE Team Emirates

What does it take to win a Giro Rosa or Giro d’Italia; differences and similarities between a male female and male Grand Tour winner

Robert Lamberts – Stellenbosch University

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10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Lounge

Coffee break                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

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11:00 AM – 12:30 AM

Mitxelena

Session 1                                                              Chair: Robert Lamberts

 

Cycling under heat stress: performance implications and mitigation strategies

Julien Périard – University of Canberra

Ventilation measurement during training: what does breathing tell us that heart rate does not?

Stephen Seiler – University of Agder

‘The influence of cycling mechanics on physiology’

Chris Abbiss – Edith Cowan University

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12:30 PM – 13:30 PM

Chillida

Lunch break

 

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12:30 PM – 13:30 PM

Axular

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Loes Stessens – KU Leuven – Estimation of Anaerobic Threshold with dynamic transfer function models based on heart rate and power in cycling

Stefan Litzenberger – University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna – Longitudinal bending stiffness of cycling footwear – What is stiff enough?

Chia-Shang Chen – Nat. Pingtung University of Science and Technology – The effect of symmetry monitoring system on lower limb muscle activation asymmetry in bike field test

Gabriele Dell”Orto – Politecnico di Milano – Performances of bicycle tyres – effect of vertical load and inflation pressure

Leo Bell – Federation University Australia – Coconut water; a sports drink alternative?

Sebastien Duc – University Reims Champagnes Ardennes – Comparison of mean maximal powers measured in indoor and outdoor tests and recorded during training and competition

Beat Mueller – Federal Institute of Sport in Magglingen  – Reliability and Validity of Field-based Methods to Asses Aerodynamic Drag in Comparison to Wind Tunnel Testing

 

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13:30 PM – 15:20 PM

Mitxelena

Session 2                                                                 Chair: Chris Abbiss

 

30 minutes isn't half an hour

Jonathan Wale

 

Effects of acute hypoxia at rest exposure on time trial performance of national category cyclists

Jesus Torres – University of the Basque Country

 

Relationship Between Isometric Peak Force and Maximal Sprinting in Elite Track Cyclists

Greg Lewandowski – Canadian Sport Institute

 

Effect of different rest intensities on time spent near maximal oxygen uptake during a decreasing high-intensity training session – a pilot study

Christopher Triska – University Vienna

 

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14:10 PM – 15:20 PM

Oteiza

Session 3                                                                        Chair: Bent Ronnestad

 

Creatine supplementation during a training camp in young professional cyclists: a randomized controlled trial

Carlos Revuelta – European University Madrid

 

Continuous Glucose Monitoring of Non-Diabetic Professional Cyclists during a Training Camp

Andrea Giorgi – Green Project Bardiani CSF Faizanè Professional Cycling Team

 

Will wearable sweat lactate sensors be the next big thing in cycling?

Kevin van Hoovels – Ghent University

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15:20 PM – 15:40 PM

Lounge

Coffee break

 

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15:40 PM – 17:50 PM

Mitxelena

Session 4                                                                          Chair: Jamie Pringle

 

The physiology and the periodization of altitude training

Iñigo Mujika – University of the Basque Country

 

How to apply different altitude training methods in coach practice?

Irina Zelenkova – University Zaragoza

 

Optimizing the high-intensity interval session through workload alterations in well-trained female and male cyclists

Tomas Urianstad – Innland Norway University of Applied Sciences

 

The higher fraction of VO2max during interval training, the greater gains in performance

Ingvill Odden – Innland Norway University of Applied Sciences

 

Cycling performance after accumulated load: does durability change during a cycling season?

Jens Voet – VU Amsterdam

 

The Record Work Profile (RWP) to assess the effect of fatigue on the different intensity zones

Victor Scholler – Equipe cycliste professionnelle Groupama-FDJ

 

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16:0 PM – 17:30 PM

Oteiza

Session 5                                                                    Chair: Xabier Muriel

 

Chain wear and elongation in Elite cycling: a case study

Remi Aubert – Equipe Groupama FDJ

 

Power loss of the chain drive in tandem bicycles

Albert Smit – KNWU

 

The Correlation Between Pedaling Rate and Gross Efficiency of Road Bike Cycling

Liang-Sheng Huang – National Cheng Kung University

 

Acute and chronic effects of training with a fixed gear on pedaling technique

Eneko Fernandez-Peña – University of the Basque Country

 

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19:30 PM – 22:30 PM

DGI Byen Restaurant

Conference evening

 

Roof Terrace Bizkaia Aretoa

A Cocktail dinner with fine food and drinks on the Roof Terrace with excellent views.

19.30-22.30

 

Day 2 – Thursday June 29

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9:00am - 10:50am

Mitxelena

Session 6 Chair Peter Leo

 

Strength training for cyclists: Why are we missing the mark?

Menachem Brodie – Human Vortex Training

Jon Iriberri

Bent Ronnestad – Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

MMP and Torque - duration profiles from u19 cyclists and WT cyclists

Yann Bertron – University Savoy Mont Blanc

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9:00am - 10:50am

Oteiza

Session 7                                                                         Chair: Julien Periard

 

Automated PTZ framing of track cyclists using timing loops

Maarten Slembrouck – Ghent University

Predicting performance in sub-10s f200 m male track sprint cyclists

Thomas Wackwitz – Griffith University

Modelling Human Endurance: Power laws vs Critical power

Jonah Drake – Loughborough University

EFRT: A realistic model of human exercise, fatigue and recovery

Axel Finke – Loughborough University

FTP in cycling: functional or fictional threshold power?

Kevin Caen – Ghent University

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10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Lounge

Coffee break

 

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11:10 AM - 12:30 PM

Mitxelena

Session 8 Chair: Peter Leo

The use of velocity-based resistance training in cyclist. New perspectives on strength training in cyclists

David Barranco – European University Madrid

Forum How strong is strong enough – torque demands across cycling disciplines

John Wakefield – BORA-hansgrohe Cycling Team
Chris Peden – Combined Athletic Performance
Peter Leo – University of Innsbruck
David Barranco – European University of Madrid
Menchem Brodie – Human Vortex Training 

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11:10 AM - 12:30 PM

Mitxelena

Session 9 Chair: Marc Graveline

Reliability and Sensitivity of the Notio Device and Aer-oscale Service to Quantify Cyclists' Drag Coefficients in Outdoor Conditions

Thomas Lambolais – University Montpellier

Experimental assessment of simulated bike setups

Matthieu – Apeira Technologies

Digital twins to enhance cycling performance Techniques, roadmap and first results

Stijn Verwulgen – University of Antwerp

To shuffle or not to shuffle: Effects On Aerodynamics And Power

Callum Barnes – University of Kent

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12:30 PM – 13:40 PM

Chillida

Lunch break

 

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13:00 PM – 13:40 PM

Axular

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Loes Stessens – KU Leuven – Estimation of Anaerobic Threshold with dynamic transfer function models based on heart rate and power in cycling

Stefan Litzenberger – University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna – Longitudinal bending stiffness of cycling footwear – What is stiff enough?

Chia-Shang Chen – Nat. Pingtung University of Science and Technology – The effect of symmetry monitoring system on lower limb muscle activation asymmetry in bike field test

Gabriele Dell”Orto – Politecnico di Milano – Performances of bicycle tyres – effect of vertical load and inflation pressure

Leo Bell – Federation University Australia – Coconut water; a sports drink alternative?

Sebastien Duc – University Reims Champagnes Ardennes – Comparison of mean maximal powers measured in indoor and outdoor tests and recorded during training and competition

Beat Mueller – Federal Institute of Sport in Magglingen  – Reliability and Validity of Field-based Methods to Asses Aerodynamic Drag in Comparison to Wind Tunnel Testing

 

 

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13:40 AM - 15:30 PM

Mitxelena

Session 10                                                                      Chair: Stephen Seiler

 

Rider Scouting: How do you identify future potential and compare prospective riders?

Daniel Green – Israel Premier Tech

Athlete Preparation for Consecutive Team Pursuit World Record Performances

Antony Stadnyk – University of Technology Sydney

A short self-paced submaximal test to monitor endurance cycling fitness

Jules Cusson Fradet – University Quebec Trois Rivieres

A Novel Submaximal Field Test of Fatigue Resistance in Professional Cyclists

Borja Martinez-Gonzalez – University of Bologna

Physiological Characteristics Associated with W' and W'bal Used During Intermittent Exercise Task to Failure.

Alex Welburn – Loughborough University

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13:40 AM - 15:30 PM

Oteiza

Session 11                                                                        Chair: Javier Sola

 

Gender related differences in pressure distribution, pelvis movement and subjective perception during cycling

Sophie Richter – Vaude Sport

Anterior saddle conflict in women cycling : a case study

Lucas Leblond

Effects of test duration on pressure distribution, pelvic stability, and subjective perception in laboratory investigations for evaluating bicycle saddles and seat pads.

Stefan Schwanitz – Technical University Chemnitz

Good Vibrations? An investigation examining the effects of speed, tyre pressure and wheel choice on whole-body vibrations

Will Dixon – University of Exeter

A laboratory treadmill for simulation of road surface induced vibrations in cycling

Jens Buder – Technical University Chemnitz

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15:30 PM – 15:50 PM

Lounge

Coffee break

 

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15:50 AM - 17:40 PM

Mitxelena

Session 12                                                                          Chair:

 

State of the art in aerodynamic measurement : challenges and opportunities

Marc Graveline –

Cycling aerodynamics: the trade-off between the tools available and where the next steps in performance are coming from

Rob Lewis – Vorteq Sports

The Ergonomics of Aerodynamics

Jamie Pringle – University of Birmingham / Vorteq Sports

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15:50 AM - 16:30 PM

Oteiza

Session 13                                                                          Chair:

 

Esperanza Martin Santana – UCI World Cycling Center

Low cost and personalized highlight generation during cycling races

Robbe Decorte – Ghent University

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18:30

Conference venue and Guggenheim Museum

The team presentation of the Tour de France will consist of a small parcours from the Opera Building to the Guggenheim Museum.

The riders will pass in front of the conference venue!

Tour de France                                                                       Team presentation

 

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