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Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science, 2023, 6(3); doi: 10.25236/AJCIS.2023.060308.

Break Personal Bests: A Comprehensive Study on Strategies of Cycling


Boyang Liu, Zihan Wu, Zihan Dai

Corresponding Author:
Boyang Liu

School of Mathematical Sciences, Soochow University, Suzhou, China


With the expansion of sports industry, more and more athletes begin to use mathematical models to study sports process, in order to improve sports performance. To characterize the abilities of cyclists, this paper defines the Power Profile and plot the radar diagrams to describe sprint abilities, anaerobic capacity, VO2 max capacity and FTP (Function Threshold Power) of different riders. In order to optimize the output power of cyclists in different stages of the race, an effective Cycling Model was established to provide the relationship between the rider’s position on the course and the power the rider applies.


Cycling Model, Radar Diagrams, Differential Equations

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Boyang Liu, Zihan Wu, Zihan Dai. Break Personal Bests: A Comprehensive Study on Strategies of Cycling. Academic Journal of Computing & Information Science (2023), Vol. 6, Issue 3: 62-68. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJCIS.2023.060308.


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