Lewis Kirkwood

Lewis Kirkwood

Dr Lewis Kirkwood

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  • Vibration in mountain biking
  • Data in mountain biking - Scottish Mountain Bike Conference 2019
  • Vibration in mountain biking

 

Media Activity

  • Press release mention: The Hammerhead 360 is a Vibration Damping Stem
  • Faserwerk Announces 'Rockstock' Carbon Bars with Viscoelastic Damping
  • World Cup Mechanic Dr Lewis Kirkwood on Vibrations and Data in MTB
  • Interview: World Cup Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood w/PhD in MTB chats vibrations in mountain biking
  • Norco Factory Team Mechanic Lewis Kirkwood Thinks Mountain Biking Could be Giving us Bad Vibrations
  • The Science of Enduro – Lewis Kirkwood - Downtime Podcast
  • What makes fast riders so fast?

 

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7 results

Influence of menstruation on training schedules in female mountain bike athletes

Presentation / Conference
Aitkenhead, R., Kirkwood, L., Florida-James, G., & Ingram-Sills, L. (2022, April)
Influence of menstruation on training schedules in female mountain bike athletes. Poster presented at The Biomedical Basis of Elite Performance 2022 (The Physiological Society), Nottingham
Female participation in elite sport is rising, the most recent Olympic games, Tokyo 2020, was the most gender-balanced games in history but research within female athletes is ...

Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?

Journal Article
Campbell, T., Kirkwood, L., McLean, G., Torsius, M., & Florida-James, G. (2021)
Trail use, motivations and environmental attitudes of 3780 European mountain bikers: what is sustainable?. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(24), Article 12971. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph182412971
Background: The extent to which mountain biking impacts upon the environment is largely determined by rider behaviours. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understa...

Immune Response of Elite Enduro Racers to Laboratory and Racing Environments: The Influence of Training Impulse and Vibration

Journal Article
Kirkwood, L., Ingram-Sills, L., Taylor, M. D., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2021)
Immune Response of Elite Enduro Racers to Laboratory and Racing Environments: The Influence of Training Impulse and Vibration. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9), https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094603
Introduction: Understanding the sport-specific immune response elicited during both training and competition is imperative to maximise athlete health and performance. Despite ...

Trail Sector Stakeholder & Consumer Survey (DIRTT Project Report)

Report
Campbell, T., & Kirkwood, L. (2020)
Trail Sector Stakeholder & Consumer Survey (DIRTT Project Report). International Mountain Bike Association
The mountain bike trail user survey forms part of the "Developing Intereuropean Resources for Trail builder Training (DIRTT)" project, funded under the ERASMUS+ programme, whi...

Performance in enduro mountain biking: the influence of training status, recovery, and vibration

Thesis
Kirkwood, L. A. Performance in enduro mountain biking: the influence of training status, recovery, and vibration. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2383477
Enduro mountain bike racing (enduro) consists of timed downhill race stages linked by non-competitive transition stages and general classification is determined by accumulated...

Elite mountain bike enduro competition: a study of rider hand-arm vibration exposure

Journal Article
Kirkwood, L. A., Taylor, M. D., Ingram, L. A., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. D. (2019)
Elite mountain bike enduro competition: a study of rider hand-arm vibration exposure. Journal of Science and Cycling, 8(1), 18-25. https://doi.org/10.28985/1906.jsc.04
Limited information is currently available regarding the hand-arm vibration (HAV) exposure 5 for professional off-road cyclists. Previous reports have suggested that commuting...

Physiological characteristics and performance in elite enduro mountain biking

Journal Article
Kirkwood, L., Ingram, L., Cunningham, J., Malone, E., & Florida-James, G. (2017)
Physiological characteristics and performance in elite enduro mountain biking. Journal of Science and Cycling, 6(2), 13-21. https://doi.org/10.28985/171231.jsc.09
Enduro mountain bike racing is composed of several timed predominantly downhill race stages linked by time restricted, non-competitive transition stages. This study aimed to ...

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