Pro's and con's of the latest sports technology for cyclists
In this talk, sport science expert Dr Andy Middlebrooke from Exercise Science Consulting Ltd will explore the latest technology available to the amateur cyclist such as the software platforms of Strava and Zwift through to the latest wearable devices from Garmin and Polar with insights into the benefits and downfalls for effective training and performance. This discussion will be appropriate for the first time novice cyclist through to the serious club racer!
Andy graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1997 and in 2002 was awarded a Ph.D. from the University of Exeter. Andy has worked at the prestigious Peninsula Medical School, the School of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter and within the University’s world-renown Children’s Health and Exercise Research Centre. He has presented his research work at many prestigious national and international conferences and has published work in scientific peer-reviewed journals. Andy has provided sport science support to a range of clients from University sport scholars to Polar explorers and international athletes and has worked as a consultant for UK Athletics supporting British, European and World record holders and Paralympic medallists.