Standardising a WCC protocol for the Globalised testing of young athletes from developing nations by Alejandro Gonzalez-Tablas (UCI World Cycling Centre)
The presentation will give a short overview of the WCC, its relationship to the UCI , its mission and some facts and figures. How does the Talent ID program works and how it has been built. Training camps, satellite centres, NF contact, scouting missions etc.
Why WCC settled on the protocol and the connection with Wattbike. Why WCC has chosen this and other tools to monitor athlete development (affordable, robust, easy to use, worldwide).
A presentation of the WCC method of data collection and some references from all around the world. The relevance and unique importance of this data ( multi discipline, different ages and genders, different ethnic groups ) for TID and research into athlete development.