Improve your cycling performance by knowing the science

Nothing beats a bit of science for making those marginal gains to performance.  We can often easily get this information from the media that summarise scientific findings into methods that we can easily apply at home to our bike and activity.  Sometimes however it’s fun to have a read of the research and find the science that relates to our own specific performance requirements.  So if you like delving into the research in search of performance improvement you might be interested in a few of these.

The Journal of Science and Cycling (JSC) is an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, brief communications and letters in all areas of Cycling or Triathlon sciences. The journal aims to provide the most complete and reliable source of information on current developments in the field. Recent articles include altitude training, saddle angle and knee angles:

Recently the Journal of Science and Sports Medicine posted a list of select cycling articles that they have published over recent years.

Rachael Lowe