Find below the overview of presentations and in the link the preliminary program. We are still waiting confirmation of some presentations as you can see in the schedule. There might be some minor changes in the attached program schedule. We will give you updates as soon as they are available.

For authors please note that all papers have been reviewed and you should have received a message with acceptance or non-acceptance of your paper. All presentations in the program below are based on accepted papers.

Full program in pdf: Program (21 June 2016)

Wednesday 29 June Morning

Amphitheatre 215
 Chairman: Max GlaskinOpening & General Session
09:00Damien DavenneWelcome University
09:20Max GlaskinSelling science and cycling to the media - the terrible truth
09:40Marc QuodThe Application of Sport Science at Orica-GreenEdge Cycling Team (working title)
10.10Alejandro Gonzalez Tablas
Standardising a WCC protocol for the Globalised testing of young athletes from developing nations
10:40Coffee Break
11:00Andrew LaneUsing Emotions to Generate Energy
11:30Fred GrappePositive-negative response model of exercise on performance
12.00Daniel GreenNovel methodology to individualise the quantification of cycling load based on physical capabilities
12:30Lunch Break
13:30Poster PresentationsExhibition visit

Wednesday 29 June Afternoon

Amphitheatre 215
Session1Chairman: Robert Lamberts
14:00Chris Abbiss
Optimisation of Pacing within Cycling
14:30Andrea Zignoli
An optimal control approach to the high intensity interval training design
14:50Vitor Costa
The effects of block training periodization on pacing during 20-km cycling time trial
15:10Theo Ouvrard
Short and Long Individual Time-Trials Involve Intermittent Exercise Intensity Regulation
15.30Cyril Granier
Pacing strategies and power output distribution during international events in cross-country mountain bike
15:50Coffee Break
Session2Chairman: Andrew Lane
16:10Romain MeeusenThe Brain and Performance – its all neurochemistry
16:40Iban Latasa
Neuromuscular, metabolic and ventilatory fatigue threshold from an incremental cycling test using 1-min exercise periods
17:00Damien Davenne
Biological circadian fluctuations and cycling performances
17:30Lesley Ingram
Acute sleep disruption: does it limit performance but heighten immunity?
19:30Conference Evening
Abbaye aux Dames

Wednesday 29 June Afternoon

Amphitheatre 210
Session3Chairman: Paul Trégouët
14:00Curtis Cramblett
Unpacking Lower Extremity Cycling Disorders: Moving from a practitioner to the wellness team and from the knee to an integrated body
14:30Mark Greve
Competitive Cycling Injury Dynamics, Patterns and Interventions
14:50Andrea Giorgi
Bioelectrical Impedance Vector Reference Values of the Professional and Recreational Road Cycling Population
15:10Sébastien Duc
Vibration exposure on cobbles sectors during Paris-Roubaix
15:30Jessie Muzic
O2score Device : Analysis of the Kinetics of Recovery After Exercise
15:50Coffee Break
Session4Chairman: James Hopker
16:10Xavier DisleyIntegrative Aerodynamics and Biomechanics
16:40Robert ChungOut of the Lab: Science on the road
17:00Anthony Bouillod
The effect of time-trial duration on aerodynamic drag

17:20Anthony Bouillod
The head movements degrade the aerodynamic drag according to the time-trial duration
17:40Amos Meyers
Positioning of Elliptical Chainrings During Wingate Testing; A Repeated Measures Case Study
19.30Conference EveningAbbaye aux Dames

Thursday 30 June Morning

Amphitheatre 215
Session5Chairman: Chris Abbiss
09:30Julien Periard
Factors influencing cycling performance in the heat
09:50Jeroen van Cutsem
The impact of mental fatigue on a preloaded cycling-time trial in the heat.
10:10Sébastien Racinais
Heat acclimation and countermeasures for optimal performance
10:30Sébastien Moussay
Analyse of core temperature responses during a maximal final climb: the contribution of new technologies
10:50Coffee Break
Session6Chairman: Robert Lamberts
11:10Paul Laursen
High-intensity interval training: solutions to the programming puzzle
11:40James Hopker
Modelling of cycling power data and its application for anti-doping
12:00Alexandre Abel
Case study: Psycho-physiological parameters and pacing strategy associated with a 6 days 6 nights ultra-endurance event on bike
12.20Stefan Wolf
Optimal Cycling Strategies for two Cooperating Riders
12:40Lunch Break
13:40Poster PresentationsExhibition Visit

Thursday 30 June Morning

Amphitheatre 210
Session7Chairman: Borut Fonda
09:30Mathieu Domalain
Bike fitting: finding an optimum between performance and overuse injuries prevention? Influence of saddle fore-aft position on knee joint forces.
09:50Daniel Schade
Is Position Stability central to cycling time-trial performance?
10:10Geoffrey Millour
The effect of biomechanical foot orthotics in bilateral pedalling asymmetry in three cyclists affected by an anatomic asymmetry
10:30Martin Chartogne
Effect of shoes cleat position on physiological and biomechanical variables of cycling performance
10:50Coffee Break
Session8Chairman: Daniel Schade
11:40Borut FondaThe medial-lateral pedal force component during cycling: link to effectiveness and kinematics
12.00Mathieu DomalainBike fitting: finding an optimum between performance and overuse injuries prevention? Influence of saddle fore-aft position on pedalling effectiveness
12.20Paul VisentiniSystematic Review of Overuse Injury
12:40Lunch Break
13:40Poster PresentationsExhibition Visit

Thursday 30 June Afternoon

Amphitheatre 215
Session9Chairman: Dominic Micklewright
14:00Luc van LoonNutrition & Muscle Reconditioning
14:30Judith HaudumNutritional approach in relation to sleep and travel
14:50Lieselot Decroix
Acute Cocoa Flavanol Intake Affects Anitioxidative Capacity and Mediates the No-pathway in well trained Athletes: Implications..
15:10Bryan Saunders
Caffeine supplementation improves simulated 16 km cycling time-trial performance without altering pacing strategy
15:50Coffee Break
Session10Chairman: Louis Passfield
16:10Robert Lamberts
Short term parasympathetic reactivation after the LSCT: a practical tool to predict and monitor cycling performance
16:30Patrick Lacouture
Validation of a new pedal sensor to measure torque, power and work during pedaling.
16:50Sebastian Weber
Modelling the energy metabolism of best performances in professional cycling
17:10Dajo Sanders
Methods of monitoring training load in well-trained competitive cyclists
17:30Conference End

Thursday 30 June Afternoon

Amphitheatre 210
Session11Chairman: Paul Laursen
14:30Ciaran O'Grady
Using an individualised method of training intensity prescription to reduce inter-individual variability in training response in cyclists.
14:50Robert Stanley
Low Cadence, High Resistance Creates More Muscle Breakdown Than High Cadence, Low Resistance in Well Trained Cyclists During High Intensity Interval Training.
15:10Arthur Henrique Bossi
No differences in gross efficiency between dominant and non-dominant legs during one-legged counterweighted cycling
15:30 (poster)Lewis Kirkwood
Physiological characteristics of elite vs non-elite enduro mountain bike cyclists.
15:50Coffee Break
Session12Chairman: Paul Trëgouet
16:10Sébastien CordilletA Comparison of Specific Imu-Based Calibrations for Cycling vs. Conventional Methods
16:30Wendy Holliday
Static to dynamic kinematics in cyclists; a comparison of goniometer, inclinometer and 3D motion capture.

16:50Camille Pouliquen

Combined effects of moving forward on the saddle and power output on joint kinematics and muscle activations during cycling
17:10Lotte Kraus
Female Specific Movement Pattern in Cycling Analysis
17:30Conference End

Poster Presentations (both days)
Name Title
M. CzajkowksiSports University BesanconValidity and reproducibility of the Powertap P1 power meter when compared with SRM device
Luana Farias de OliveiraUniversity of Sao PauloPhysiological characteristics of competitive Brazilian cyclists
Tomasz GabrysState School of Higher Education OświęcimThe correction of MTB cyclists’ training load in the first 7-days of their stay at 2300 m altitude
Alejandro Gonzalez-TablasUCI World Cycling CenterDesigning a Cost-Effective Power Profile Test for Talent Identification Programs
BR GonzalezTorso and facial/head pre-cooling and anaerobic cycling performance in a hot and humid environment
Lewis KirkwoodEdinburgh Napier UniversityPhysiological characteristics of elite vs non-elite enduro mountain bike cyclists
Dana KotlerHarvard Medical SchoolImplementation of a cycling-specific medical clinic
Philippe DedieuEffects of seat height on muscular pattern and interlimb coordination in cycling
Carl PetersenUniversity of CanterburyComparison of various 7-day protocols of repeated ischemic preconditioning on 4000m time trial performance of trained cyclists