CYCLING Mastering Load is not a hot topic of discussion in journal articles or blog spots, not-withstanding the significant levels of
non-traumatic injury or pain suffered by cyclists both recreational and elite (DeBernardo 2012, Clarsen 2010, Dannenberg 1986).
Mastering Load implies a detailed understanding of the features and characteristics which can influence non-traumatic injury. More recently there has been strong emphasis upon training load and its influence upon injury, from thought leaders such as Tim Gabbett, Yann LeMeur and Michael Drew, but mainly related to rugby, cricket and Australian football.
Historically, injury management practitioners have analysed mechanical components of movement such as kinematics, vertical ground reaction... Read more