Sunday, June 16, 2019
The Poor Man's Giro : Amateur Science in a GT Mimicry
Early in May, I set out to do something in the name of science. I'd read about the physical demands of grand tour racing in research ...
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Machine Learning and Learning Humans
Perhaps I'm behind the times, but the field of 'machine learning' is all the rage these days. I only purport to know what it...
Monday, December 24, 2018
Surface Related VO2 Changes Not Reflected In Stryd Power - An Examination of Aubrey et.al
In a recent paper by Aubrey et.al published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, significant differences in oxygen consum...
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Examination of the Link Between Oxygen Uptake (VO2) and Stryd Run Power
Footpods utilizing 3D inertial measurement units to calculate external running power have been discussed previously on my blog several ...
Sunday, November 18, 2018
GPS Inaccuracy is a Non-Problem
There are those who say running is not a skill. Sure, unlike soccer or archery, it may not need massive amounts of skill but the ability t...
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Monitoring & Applying Heart Rate : A Primer
I. Introduction At the core of a runner's body is a variable pump that manages to spectacularly manipulate it's blood flow outpu...
Friday, April 6, 2018
The Running Locomotor : Cost of Transport and Work Efficiency
The technically minded performance runner would want to be deeply interested in the inner workings of the human locomotor, and the numeric...
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