Category Archives: Power Duration Modelling
Part 2: Functional Principal Component Analysis of the Golden Cheetah Power Duration Data

After the first post on FPCA of the Golden Cheetah Open Data Dan Connelly (@djconnel) pointed out that since the FPCA uses…

Functional PCA of the Golden Cheetah Power Duration Data

With 2,445 athlete seasons (inclusion criteria: at least 100 power files per season and at least PD data out past…

“The Critical Power Model as a Potential Tool for Anti-doping”

Herein, we review the basis by which performance models could be used for doping detection, followed by critically reviewing the…

Tour de France Performance Trends (2008-2015,2017)

With 10 years (almost as 2016 is missing) of Tour de France finishing climbs on the spread sheets, it seemed…

Rethinking Intermittent Modelling

Previous attempts have have focused on either trying to normalize power to Critical Power/Functional Threshold Power: nP = %CP^4 or…

Veloclinic Plot (W’ plot)

This post introduces a new way of plotting performance to better visualize W’ and Critical Power (CP). I haven’t seen…

Video explainers of the veloclinic Mean Maximal Power Duration Models

DerivationPart 1 The Equations Part 2 Example Fits Also see the Derivation. Below are the equations since they are a…

Derivation of the Candidate Mean Maximal Power Duration Models

Description of the derivation of the veloclinic Mean Maximal Power Duration Models. Click here for the pdf: Power Model Derivation…