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Development and field validation of an omni-domain power-duration model

Michael J. Puchowicz, Jonathan Baker & David C. Clarke (2020) Development and field validation of an omni-domain power-duration model, Journal of Sports Sciences, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1735609 Purpose: To validate and compare a novel model based on the critical power (CP) concept that describes the entire domain of maximal mean power (MMP) data from cyclists. Methods: An omni-domain power-duration (OmPD) model was …

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Athlete Biological Passport Standard Deviation ?

When I drill down in to data it’s no surprise when I catch small errors and discrepancies pop. But the thing that jumped out when drilling down into the Cobo ABP data http://veloclinic.com/cobo-athlete-biological-passport-visualization-and-discussion/ was that the Z-score model was apparently producing far wider cut offs than the actual ABP. Jeroen Swart pointed this out to …

Power Duration Modelling

Do Cyclists Cluster into Phenotypes ?

This post is a quick one asking the question whether the GC Open Data Project cyclists cluster into distinct phenotypes? I used the 2nd and 3rd principal component scores from the 3 component model (see Part 2 and Part 3). The short answer is that it doesn’t look that way, to me anyway. I don’t see any …