Men's triathlon correlation between stages and final result in the London 2012 Olympic Games

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Title: Men's triathlon correlation between stages and final result in the London 2012 Olympic Games
Authors: Fernández-Revelles, Andrés B. | Ramírez-Granizo, Irwin | Castro-Sánchez, Manuel | Padial-Ruz, Rosario
Keywords: Olympic triathlon | Olympic Games | Stages | Competition rules | Game rules | Combined events
Knowledge Area: Educación Física y Deportiva
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher: Universidad de Alicante. Área de Educación Física y Deporte
Citation: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise. 2018, 13(Proc2): S514-S528. doi:10.14198/jhse.2018.13.Proc2.35
Abstract: Introduction: Triathlon is a sport that combines three different disciplines. The most widespread triathlon is the Olympic modality, which is used in the Olympic Games, consisting of swimming 1.5 km, cycling 40 km and running 10 km. Aims: To determine the influence of the duration and order of the different stages on the final result of the men’s triathlon race in London 2012 Olympic Games. Method: Data from 54 athletes who finished was analysed. Results and conclusions: The final result is not determined neither by the order of the stages, nor by their duration, the least influential discipline being Bike without correlation with result; however being the most time consuming, 53.76%; the most influential stage was Run with rs = 0.913; and p = 0.000; and R2 =0 .833, with 28.93% duration.
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ISSN: 1988-5202
DOI: 10.14198/jhse.2018.13.Proc2.35
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: Licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento-NoComercial-SinObraDerivada 4.0
Peer Review: si
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Appears in Collections:Journal of Human Sport and Exercise - 2018 - Spring Conferences of Sports Science

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