SPECIFICITY: BRICK TRAINING FOR THE BIKE TO RUN TRANSITION IN TRIATHLON
Keywords: ApEn, brick, movement, nonlinear
AbstractPracticing the transition in triathlon makes sense according to the principle of specificity. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of workouts that target the bike-run transition. Subjects (N=12) performed two types of workouts to examine the effects of brick workouts as opposed to single event training on the bike-run transition. Our results indicate that the brick workouts had a positive effect on the transition, however, more needs to be known about the mechanism behind the effect of brick workouts for both competitive and novice triathletes.
Coaching and Sports Activities
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