Conference Program

Please note that small changes will be made in the coming weeks

Day 1 – Wednesday September 22

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9:00am – 9:15am

Auditorium

Welcome & Opening

Welcome

Anton van Gerwen – Event Organiser – Welcome and safety instructions

?? – Provincie Vlaams Brabant – Welcome on behalf of the host

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09:15am – 10:30pm

Auditorium

Forum                                                               Chairman: 

Forum Training Load - Daniel Green, Stephen Seiler, Jeroen Swart

Opening talk by Stephen Seiler: Load, Stress, Strain; repurposing an established framework to improve the training monitoring process

Forum participants

Stephen Seiler – Professor – University of Agder

Jeroen Swart – Medical Doctor – Team UAE Emirates

Daniel Green –  Director – 28 Sporting Innovations

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10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Spoor 95

Coffee break                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

 

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10:50 AM – 12:20 AM

Auditorium

Session 1                                                              Chairman:

 

The limits of endurance performance: Mind over muscle?

Samuele Marcora – University of Bologna

 

What Ironman World Champions and TOP5 Grand Tours GC contenders have in common? Physical and mental aspects of world class athletes in different endurance sports

Dan Lorang – BORA Hansgrohe Professional Cycling Team

What can elite cycling learn from elite rowing? (working title)

Filpe Salbany – Oxford Rowing

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12:20 PM – 13:20 PM

Spoor 95

Lunch break

 

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12:20 PM – 13:20 PM

Sppor 95

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Remi Aubert –  Effect of different lubricants on bicycle chains: Tribological and ecological study


Lars Timm – The effect of shoulder strap design and mechanical properties on the surface pressure of bike backpacks


Lucas Hoschler – The influence of pelvic-belt design on backpack stability in mountainbiking


 


 

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13:20 PM – 15:40 PM

Auditorium

Session 2                                                                 Chairman: Robert Lamberts

 

Influence of stress and recovery on endurance performance

Ruby Otter – University of Groningen/Hanze UNiversity of Applied Sciences

 

Florentina Hettinga – Northumbria University

Applied sport science as R&D: lessons from elite team pursuit

Mike Patton – Garmin International

Lessons from Olympic track cycling - Innovation opportunities for other cycling disciplines

Kurt Bergin-Taylor – Team DSM

Task specific Time Trial preparation (working title)

Neal Henderson – Apex Coaching

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15:40 PM – 16:00 PM

Spoor 95

Coffee break

 

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16:00 PM – 17:50 PM

Auditorium

Session 3                                                                          Chairman: 

 

Field measurements of aerodynamic performance in cycling: a systematic analysis of sensor accuracy

Chris Morton – University of Calgary/AeroLAB

 

Experimental evaluation of the repeatability of wind tunnel measurement of cyclist's drag

Cedric Lemaitre – Apeira Technologies

CFD Investigation of the effect of crank geometry and pedalling dynamics on drag

Sphend Gerguri – Oxford Brooks University

Experimental validation of a computer-vision based method to assess the aerodynamic drag of cyclists

Matthieu Voiry – Apeira Technologies

Indoor cycling aerodynamic drag assessment: comparisons between Virtual elevation, Martin and Notio Aerostick

Manuel Ordinana-Perez – University of Valencia 

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16:30 PM – 17:50 PM

Council room

Session 4                                                                        Chairman: 

 

Estimating maximal metabolic steady state using critical power

Aitor Altuna – University of Kent

 

The influence of prior accumulated fatigue on power output in professional cyclists

Andrea Giorgi – Sidermec Professional Cycling Team

A single field test evaluation for the assessment of the Record Power Profile in cycling

Marius Pujol – University of Lausanne

Can Critical Power be Estimated from Training and Racing Data using Mean Maximal Power Outputs?

James Spragg – Spragg Cycle Coaching

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19:30 PM – 22:30 PM

ULocation TBC

Conference evening

 

Location TBC

 

 

Day 2 – Thursday September 23

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9:00am - 10:50am

Auditorium

Session 5 Chairman

 

Exogenous ketosis in cycling performance: state-of-the art and future perspectives

Peter Hespel – KU Leuven/Bakala Academy

The influence of relative age effect on talent identification in professional cycling

Jens Voet – VU Amsterdam

Motor coordination may be the key to success in youth cycling

Mireille Mostaert – Ghent University

Monitoring pulmonary V̇O2 on-kinetics during a 3-year period in youth elite-cyclists

Matthias Hovorka – University of Applied Sciences Wiener Neustadt

Workload characteristics and race performance of U23 and elite cyclists during an UCI 2. Pro multistage race (Tour of the Alps)

Peter Leo – Innsbruck University

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9:00am - 10:50am

Council room

Session 6                                                                         Chairman 

 

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10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Spoor 95

Coffee break

 

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11:10 AM - 12:50 PM

Auditorium

Session 7                                                                 Chairman 

Strength Training for Cycling Success: 3 mistakes that are sapping your results

Menachem Brodie – Human Vortex Training

Road to Tokyo 2020: The physical preparation of the Dutch Track Cycling Sprint Team

Christian Bosse – 

Muscle fiber typologies in elite cycling disciplines

Kim van Vossel – Ghent University

EMG Activities of the Shoulder Muscles during a simulated Downhill compared to dynamic Shoulder Exercises – A Cross-Sectional Study

Svenja Kaczorowski – Zurich University of Applied Sciences

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11:10 AM - 12:50 PM

Council room

Session 8                                                                                    Chair 

 

Bikefitting: Current Stae-of-art and future trends

Niels Boon – Bikefitting.com

Influence of non-circular chainrings on kinematics during stationary and outdoor cycling

Philipp Neumeister – University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

Influence of non-circular chainrings on muscular activity during stationary and outdoor cycling

Philipp Neumeister – University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien

Analysis of pedaling motion focusing on the crank angle corresponding to the maximum pedal angle

Masahiro Fukuda – Hamsterspin

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12:50 PM – 13:50 PM

Spoor 95

Lunch break

 

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13:00 PM – 14:00 PM

Spoor 95

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Remi Aubert –  Effect of different lubricants on bicycle chains: Tribological and ecological study


Lars Timm – The effect of shoulder strap design and mechanical properties on the surface pressure of bike backpacks


Lucas Hoschler – The influence of pelvic-belt design on backpack stability in mountainbiking


 


 

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14:00 AM - 15:50 PM

Auditorium

Session 9                                                                      Chairman 

 

Learning from field data of professional cyclists; from winning bunch sprints to the effect of accumulating fatigue on performance

Robert Lamberts – Stellenbosch University

Load and performance indicators in female professional cycling

Teun van Erp – Stellenbosch University

Automatic Mapping of Finish Line Videos for the Objective Analysis of Sprint Behavior

Steven Verstockt – Ghent Univeristy

Differences in execution and perception of training sessions as experienced by (semi-)professional cyclists and their coach

Jens Voet – VU Amsterdam

A Machine Learning approach for In-Race Cycling Performance Prediction

Leonid Kholkine – Antwerp University

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14:30 AM - 15:50 PM

Council room

Session 10                                                                        Chairman 

 

Adding vibrations during high intensity cycling increases acute physiological responses

Sebastien Duc – University Reims

The effect of road bike damping on neuromuscular activation and power output

Josef Viellehner – German Sports University

The effect of physical and cognitive fatigue on mountain bike balance and agility performance

Kim Buchholtz – Lunex University

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15:50 PM – 16:10 PM

Spoor 95

Coffee break

 

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16:10 AM - 17:30 PM

Auditorium

Session 11                                                                          Chairman 

 

HIIT

Bent Ronnestad – Inland Norway University

Lap sector segmentation using discrete fourier transformation and geospatial alignment for inter- and intra-athlete workout file comparison

Jelle de Bock – Ghent University

Mapping whole-event drive losses: studying the impact of race profile and rider input on bicycle transmission efficiency

George Barnaby – University of Bristol

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16:40 AM - 17:40 PM

Council room

Session 12                                                                          Chairman

 

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