Welcome to Science & Cycling
Science & Cycling is a innovative company, specialized in monitoring cycling performance to improve existing training programs, monitor the accumulation of fatigue, peaking at the right time and at improve your overall cycling performance. Science & Cycling only uses scientific validated tests and principles to monitor and improve cycling performance. One of the main monitoring tool used by Science Cycling is the LSCT, a submaximal cycle test, develloped by Dr. Robert Lamberts at the University of Cape Town.
Although the design of the LSCT is published in one the leading scientific sports medical journals in the world (British Journal of Sports Medicine), the correct interpretation of the LSCT is more complex than anlysing the discribed three variables (power, rating of perceived erxertion and heart rate recovery). Based on the clinical experience of Dr. Lamberts, the use of multiple weighed perfromance parameters (> 6) and the correction for environmental stresses (tempurature and humidity) on the LSCT, Science Cycling is able to monitor small meaningful differences in elite (professional) cyclists.
In addition Science & Cycling offers training packages and allows you, free of charge, to calculate your maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max) and indoor 40km Time Trial (40km TT) performance based on your Peak Power Output (PPO).
Science & Cycling
Dr. Robert P. Lamberts
Exercise physiologist, PhD I Human Movement Scientist, Msc. IFounder and owner Science & Cycling I Inventor of the LSCT I
Mrs. Maryke van Zyl
Dietician - endurance cycling expert - MTB & ROAD I Human Nutrition , Msc. I Dietician, BSc. I
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