Conference Program

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

Day 1 – Wednesday July 3

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9:00am – 9:10am

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Welcome & Opening

Welcome

Anton van Gerwen – Event Organiser – Welcome and safety instructions

Romain Meeusen – VU Brussels – Welcome on behalf of the host

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09:10am – 10:40pm

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Session 1                                                                Chairman: Romain Meeusen

Science specific for women cycling

Teun van Erp – Team Sunweb – Load and intensity Characteristics in Professional Cyclists: Differences between Male and Female

Lotte Kraus – gebioMized – Analysing Women Data – Gender Specifics in Product Development?

Monitoring performance, fatigue and overreaching in elite cyclists and triathletes; a multi-variate approach

Robert Lamberts

 

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10:40 AM – 11:00 AM

Foyer

Coffee break

 

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11:00 AM – 12:30 AM

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Session 2                                                              Chairman: Stephen Cheung

 

The Session RPE method as a device for monitoring training (working title)

Carl Foster – University of Wisconsin La Crosse

 

Practical implementations of a multi-tiered load monitoring system in World Tour Cycling

Jeroen Swart – UAE Team Emirates

Performance Analyses for training/coaching

Tim Heemskerk – Team Jumbo Visma 

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12:30 PM – 13:30 PM

Restaurant

Lunch break

 

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13:30 PM – 13:50 PM

Foyer

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Masahiro Fukuda – Hamsterspin – Easy to use accurate measuring system for cycling pedaling motion using a small LED and a smartphone.


Gabriel Martins – Universidad Camilo Jose Cela – Infographic. Tramadol: should it be banned in athletes while competing, particularly in road cycling


Gabriel Martins – Universidad Camilo Jose Cela – Infographic. The road to the ergogenic effect of caffeine on exercise performance


Frank Michel – Vaude – Engineering of a backpack ventilation technology for cycling using CFD analysis


Frank Michel – Vaude – Influence of an engineered backpack ventilation technology on thermal comfort during cycling – a pilot study


Pedro Perim – University Sao Paulo – Sport supplement use in Brazilian cyclists: Where is the information coming from?


Lucas Schmid – Swiss Cycling – Heat acclimation: practical and efficient in the laboratory


Nils Schneider – German Sports University – Backpack impact protection in cycling – Comparison of a conventional foam-based vs. an air-based protection system


Wei-Chi Tsai – Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital – The effect of hub design on lower limb muscle activation while riding on different terrain


 

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13:50 PM – 15:40 PM

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Session 3                                                                 Chairman: Robert Lamberts

 

Preparing the Team Time Trial

Koen Pelgrim – Deceuninck – Quick-Step Cycling Team

 

Monitoring the training process of professional cyclists

Dajo Sanders – Team Dimension Data 

Load, Intensity and Performance Characteristics in the Fight for the Victory in Multiple Grand Tours

Teun van Erp – Team Sunweb 

Oral ketone ester intake to improve performance in cycling

Peter Hespel – KU Leuven

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15:40 PM – 16:00 PM

Foyer

Coffee break

 

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16:00 PM – 17:50 PM

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Session 4                                                                          Chairman: Carl Foster

 

The role of the mind during performance in the heat

Stephen Cheung – Brock University

 

The combination of visual and external focused instructions, and positive feedback did not enhance training-induced improvements in forward standing sprint performance

Paul Merkes – Edith Cowan University

Do athletes know which feedback helps them most?

Martin Dobiasch – University Vienna

Estimating and predicting athlete performance using Machine Learning

Valentin Gallet – Kronos Analytics

A performance model for road racing

Guido Vroemen – SMA Midden Nederland
Marco van BonVan Bon Cycling Performance

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16:30 PM – 17:50 PM

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Session 5                                                                        Chairman: Jon Wiggins

 

The synergy of EMG waveform during bicycle pedaling is related to elemental force vector waveform

Tomoki Kitawaki – Kansai Medical University

 

Evaluation of the effectiveness of an anti-vibration MTB handlebar compared to a traditional MTB handlebar

Noë Perrotin – University of Reims

The effect of locally braking crank rotation during pedaling on the pedaling force and activation of lower limb muscles

Soya Iwata – Waseda University

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19:30 PM – 22:30 PM

University Foundation

Conference evening

 

University Foundation Club

The club opens at 19:00.
The dinner Buffet is open 19:30 – 21:15
The bar closes at 22:30

University Foundation
Egmontstraat 11 rue d’Egmont – 1000 Brussels

http://www.fondationuniversitaire.be/en

 

Day 2 – Thursday July 4

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9:00am - 10:50am

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Session 6

 

Blood flow limitations in the iliac arteries in cyclists; Impact on performance measured by new diagnostic techniques during exercise

Martijn van Hooff – SportMáx

Relationship between daily Bioimpendance patterns and training load of professional cyclists during training and racing

Andrea Giorgi – Sidermec Professional Cycling Team

Dissection of the Arteria iliaca externa, secondary to endofibrosis in a cyclist

Charlotte Schepens – Ghent University

Reliability of acute training responses elicited by exhaustive work intervals prescribed with the delta concept

Wouter Timmerman – University of Kent

Can we adjust the bike position to have a positive effect on the uphill cycling performance?

Joris Verreydt – Wolf Performance

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9:00am - 10:50am

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Session 7                                                                         Chairman Yago Alcalde

 

State-of-the-art and technology advances for cycling aerodynamics

Andrea Sciacchitano – Delft University of Technology

Accuracy assessment of the Ring of Fire system for on-site aerodynamic drag measurements

Alexander Spoelstra – Delft University of Technology

Experimental Characterization of a Cyclist's Wake

Florian Adam – Delft University of Technology

On the Cyclist's Drag Crisis

Wouter Terra – Delft University of Technology

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

Cedric Lemaitre – Apeira Technologies

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10:50 AM – 11:10 AM

Foyer

Coffee break

 

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11:10 AM - 12:40 PM

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Session 8                                                                   Chairman Bryan Saunders

The psychology of recovery: Implications for athletes and coaches

Yannick Balk – 

The use of subjective monitoring in professional cyclists in preparation for competition influence on finishing position

Ciaran O’Grady – Team Dimension Data

Relationship between skeletal muscle carnosine content and cycling sprint performance

Luana Farias de Oliveira – University Sao Paulo

Acute breath-holding does not improve 3km cycling time trial performance

Janne Bouten – Ghent University

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11:10 AM - 12:40 PM

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Session 9                                                                                    Chair: Lotte Kraus

 

Bike Fit Unplugged: Working towards the next level of Bike Fit

Happy Freedman – Hospital for Special Surgery

Relationship between preferred saddle height and pedalling kinematics in professional cyclists

Geoffrey Millour – University of Reims

Effect of different seat position on lower limb kinematics, kinetic and electromyography during cycling

Chia-Hsiang Chen – National Pingtung University of Science and Technology

The influence of cycling shos on your optimal cycling position

Jarich Braeckevelt – Bioracer Motion

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12:40 PM – 13:40 PM

Restaurant

Lunch break

 

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13:40 PM – 14:00 PM

Foyer

Poster presentations

 

Overview Posters

Masahiro Fukuda – Hamsterspin – Easy to use accurate measuring system for cycling pedaling motion using a small LED and a smartphone.


Gabriel Martins – Universidad Camilo Jose Cela – Infographic. Tramadol: should it be banned in athletes while competing, particularly in road cycling?


Gabriel Martins – Universidad Camilo Jose Cela – Infographic. The road to the ergogenic effect of caffeine on exercise performance


Frank Michel – Vaude – Engineering of a backpack ventilation technology for cycling using CFD analysis


Frank Michel – Vaude – Influence of an engineered backpack ventilation technology on thermal comfort during cycling – a pilot study


Pedro Perim – University Sao Paulo – Sport supplement use in Brazilian cyclists: Where is the information coming from?


Lucas Schmid – Swiss Cycling – Heat acclimation: practical and efficient in the laboratory


Wei-Chi Tsai – Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital – The effect of hub design on lower limb muscle activation while riding on different terrain


 

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14:00 AM - 15:50 PM

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Session 10                                                                      Chairman Guido vroemen

 

W' in the Critical Power model: its role in performance prediction

Jan Boone – Ghent University

Power profiling in elite U23 riders during a competitive season

Peter Leo – Innsbruck University

Validation of Lactate Minimum Power testing in cyclists

Christophe Dausin – KU Leuven

Validity and reliability of the CycleOps Hammer direct drive trainer during sprint tests when compared with an SRM powermeter

Sebastien Duc – University of Reims

Xert’s Maximal Power Available and the Modeling of Fatigue

Stephen Cheung – Brock University

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14:30 AM - 15:50 PM

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Session 11                                                                        Chairman Gabriel Martins

 

A year in the life of a Brazilian professional female road cycling team Part I: Performance measures

Bryan Saunders – University Sao Paulo

A year in the life of a Brazilian professional female road cycling team – Part II: Nutritional and clinical outcomes

Patricia Campos-Ferraz – University Sao Paulo

A new method to control the roughness of different time trial garments. A preliminary study

Corentin Leboeuf – University Franche-Comté

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15:50 PM – 16:10 PM

Foyer

Coffee break

 

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16:10 AM - 17:30 PM

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Session 12                                                                          Chairman Jan Boone

 

Find more speed for real: Aerotesting in the field where it counts

Dan Bigham – Ribble Pro Cycling / Notio Technologies
Guido Vroemen – SMA Midden Nederland 

Smart Textiles - Measuring Motion Data (working title)

Maarten Gijssel – Kinetic Analysis

The development pathway of a World class sprinter

Vasilis Anastopoulos – SEG Racing

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